Blues make five changes ahead of Saturday’s match

Guinness PRO12 Editor

30 Sep 2011


Cardiff Blues have made five changes for their match against Glasgow Warriors this Saturday.

The Blues will be aiming to get back to winning ways when they take on Glasgow Warriors this Saturday, 1st of October, 6.30pm kick off, in the RaboDirect PRO12.

Chris Czekaj returns to fullback having recovered from a shoulder injury, while Tom James returns to the wing having overcome his calf problem. There are two other changes in the backs with Casey Laulala and Lewis Jones starting, with Dafydd Hewitt and Richie Rees on the bench.

There is one change in the forwards with Rhys Williams starting at hooker in place of the injured T Rhys Thomas who underwent surgery on his knee and is likely to be out for four to six weeks.

Tickets for the Cardiff Blues v Glasgow Warriors match are available online at or by calling the Ticket Office on 0845 345 1400, starting from £17 for seniors in the unreserved area.

Cardiff Blues 15. Chris Czekaj 14. Alex Cuthbert 13. Casey Laulala 12. Gavin Evans 11. Tom James 10. Ceri Sweeney 9. Lewis Jones

8. Xavier Rush 7. Maama Molitika 6. Michael Paterson 5. Deiniol Jones 4. Paul Tito ( c) 3. Scott Andrews 2. Rhys Williams 1. Sam Hobbs

16. Ieuan Davies 17. Nathan Trevett 18. Ryan Harford 19. James Down 20. Thomas Young 21. Richie Rees 22. Gareth Davies 23. Dafydd Hewitt

Martyn Williams – shoulder
Andries Pretorius – hamstring
John Yap – calf
Ben Blair – knee
Gareth Williams – neck
Kristian Dacey – shoulder