The Arms Park side established an early 10pts to nil lead but the home side battled back to lead 20pts to 10 midway through the second half. However with the introduction of influential fly half Nick Macleod, the Arms Park youngsters levelled with two tries scored in quick succession and Macleod added a late penalty and drop goal to secure both the win and title.
Prop Darren Ryan, wing Andrew Henry and centre Owain Ashman scored tries for the visitors while fly half Chris Anderson landed an early penalty and conversion before the dramatic intervention of Macleod.
Wing Elia Pellegrotti and scrum half Alun Lake replied with tries for the Brewery Field side with fullback Lloyd Warner adding a brace of conversions and penalties.
Llanelli U'21s maintained their pursuit of the runners up position with a 26pts to 21 success away to Ebbw Vale.
Number eight Aled Gravell was in superb form for the young Scarlets scoring two tries, one of which was described as the seasons best. Flanker Steve Thomas was also in fine form while wing Llyr Davies and centre Mark Sweeney crossed for further tries for the visitors.
Fly half Caerlon Thomas secured the victory with a hat trick of conversions. Centre Gareth Roberts and Gareth Green replied with tries for the home side and Ross Watts added a further try and three conversions.
Cardiff v Neath
U21 Cup Final
This Wednesday 24th April, 7.15pm at Bridgend RFC
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.