Cardiff the right place for me, says Evans – Welsh Rugby Union


Fly-half Evans, 24, helped his workforce to win the 2018 European Problem Cup and has come via the Cardiff pathway having additionally performed for Coleg y Cymoedd, Pontypridd and Wales Beneath-20.

He has six caps for Wales and believes Cardiff Blues is the most effective place for him to additional his profession ambitions each at regional and worldwide stage.

“It’s been a little bit of an extended course of to be trustworthy. It’s been happening for few months,” mentioned Evans of his new Cardiff deal.

“It’s a reduction to get it out of the best way and now I can simply give attention to what rugby we’ve got left this season and getting myself in the absolute best form for subsequent season.

“It’s been a bit bit harder than regular, however we bought there in the long run. There was positively curiosity from a couple of golf equipment in England.

“It’s been such an uncommon 12 months and it’s important to weigh up all types of issues.

“I’ve been on the membership for such a very long time and all my mates are right here, however I simply needed to verify the Blues had been getting in the appropriate course.

“There are a couple of personnel adjustments and we’ve bought the Pentwyn facility being up to date. The membership does appear to be getting in the appropriate course and desirous to push for greater issues.”

Evans was part of Wales’ 2021 Guinness Six Nations-winning squad, however he didn’t play as Wayne Pivac’s facet lifted the title.

“I simply need to play as a lot as I can. That’s the one method you be taught, to be put in conditions throughout a recreation,” mentioned Evans.

“It’s been fairly a stop-start season for myself. It looks like when the golf equipment get a little bit of momentum and we glance good with all of the worldwide boys again, they get taken away once more.

“It’s a bit bit disjointed. I went eight weeks with out enjoying with Wales which was a bit bit irritating. There’s nothing we will do about it although.

“It’s nearly getting these video games collectively and while you get that consistency, good issues are likely to occur.”

Evans might be joined at Cardiff subsequent season by 50-cap Wales fly-half Rhys Priestland who has signed from Tub and assault coach Matt Sherratt who’s getting back from Worcester Warriors.

“Rhys is on fireplace for Tub and he’s bought quite a lot of expertise at worldwide and membership stage,” mentioned Evans.

“It’ll be good to work alongside him, see what I can choose up from him, and what I may give him as properly.

“I’m actually trying ahead to working with him.”

On Sherratt, who helped Cardiff win a European title in 2018, Evans added: “He’s a high quality coach. Quite a lot of the boys may have identified a bit about him and have an enormous quantity of respect for him having labored with him for 2 or three years.

“Quite a lot of the boys are fairly excited for him to return again. He’s bought quite a lot of expertise.

“It’ll be attention-grabbing to see what he comes again with.”

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *