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Six in the City - Blues v Connacht Team News

26th April 2006

Cardiff Blues will be aiming to make it six out of six when they take on Connacht at the Arms Park on Saturday 29 April, 5.30pm kick off.

Having won their last five matches the Blues are now third in the Celtic League.

David Young has named a side that shows one change from the Cardiff Blues team that beat Newport Gwent Dragons for the first time at Rodney Parade. Robin Sowden-Taylor comes in at openside with Martyn Williams moving to the bench.

Team: Rhys Williams (c), Chris Czekaj, Marc Stcherbina, Tristan Davies, Craig Morgan, Nick Robinson, Mike Phillips, Xavier Rush, Robin Sowden-Taylor, Kort Schubert, Rob Sidoli, Deiniol Jones, Gethin Jenkins, Rhys Thomas, John Yapp

Replacements: Scott Roberts, Duane Goodfield, Mark Lewis, Martyn Williams, Ryan Powell, Nick Macleod, Lee Thomas

There will be a special presentation at pitch side after the Connacht match for Craig Quinnell, Dean Dewdney and Dan Baugh who have had to retire from playing professional rugby due to injury. We would like to thank all three for giving great service to both Cardiff RFC and Cardiff Blues over the years.

The supporters club will also have a presentation to Jonah Lomu in the Clubhouse after the match. Jonah will be returning to New Zealand in June for the NPC season and play for the North Harbour side.

2002 – 2006 Dean Dewdney
1998 – 2006 Dan Baugh
2005 – 2006 Jonah Lomu
1999 – 2002 / 2003 – 2006 Craig Quinnell