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Blues before Lions for Cuthbert

11th September 2012 18:43


Alex Cuthbert Cardiff Blues 2012

Cardiff focus: Alex Cuthbert

Wales and Cardiff Blues winger Alex Cuthbert has played down talk of a possible squad call for the British & Irish Lions tour to Australia in 2013.

The 22-year-old, who was one of the standout performers in Tests last season, has been the subject of plenty of Lions talk in the off-season.

Cuthbert though is adamant that his current focus will solely be on Cardiff Blues duty as he looks to back up last week's score against Edinburgh.

"It's every rugby player's dream to play for the Lions and obviously it's in a lot of people's minds," he told

"But my main aim is just to play well for the Blues and get selected for the autumn Tests with Wales and play well then. If you play well for Wales, you never know what happens there. I don't want to look too far forward. I just need to play well and see how it goes.

"Phil (Davies) has been a breath of fresh air. He's brought in a new culture and way of playing rugby. Everyone is enjoying it.

"We've got a young team and the boys are progressing and playing well.

"We are playing the right brand of rugby. It's just putting it together and executing it."

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