Weight: 17st 3lbs
Honours: Wales U18; Wales U19; Welsh Academicals
Huw Dowden is sponsored by: Friends of Sue Price and David Jones
Gilfach Goch born Huw Dowden came up through the ranks with his local club before joining up with Beddau RFC in division one of the Asda Leagues, still at only eighteen years of age.
Featuring for the Blues regional age grade sides, and drafted into the Blues Academy, Huw won international honours with Wales at under 18 and under 19 level.
Allocated by the Blues to Glamorgan Wanderers, Huw represented the Ely based club in their Premiership campaign of 2007 - 2008. Having then been released by the regional Academy, Huw's next move was to join up with Pontypridd during the summer of 2008.
Huw Dowden is employed as a mathematics teacher.