Welsh firm Ty Nant Spring Water has secured a tie-up with one of its country's rugby teams.

The company said yesterday (11 January) that it has become the official bottled water for the Cardiff Blues for the current season. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

"We are thrilled to have begun this relationship with Cardiff Blues," said Laura Dodds, Ty Nant's brand manager. "Our award-winning blue bottles are obviously the perfect fit for the club and, with the Blues going from strength to strength both in the Magners league and internationally, the association cannot fail to enhance our international visibility further still."

Robert Norster, Cardiff Blues chief executive added: "Having such a prestigious Welsh company as Ty Nant joining us is great news."

The water company is offering visitors to its website, www.tynant.com, a chance to win tickets to a Cardiff Blues home match of your choice to tie in with the deal.