Preview: Benetton v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 30 November
Cardiff Blues return to Guinness Pro14 action for a weekend as John Mulvihill's side travel to Treviso to take on Benetton in a Conference B clash. Both sides have had a disappointing start to the season, impacted by the Rugby World Cup, and are at risk of slipping out of the race for the play-...
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Discussion Paper: Supporter Director
CF10 Rugby Trust | 26 November
This paper is designed to help move forward discussions on supporter representation on the board of Cardiff Blues Limited. It is predicated on a number of key principles: At most sports clubs, legal ownership is in the hands small number of investors, but supporters are the moral owners of clubs...
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Cardiff Blues 11-14 Leicester Tigers
Dan Pearce | 25 November
Cardiff Blues suffered an embarrassing home defeat to a significantly weakened Leicester Tigers side at the Arms Park on Saturday night. After resting a number of players in the opening European Challenge Cup win over Calvisano, John Mulvihill recalled the likes of Corey Domachowski, Liam Belcher...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Leicester Tigers
Dan Pearce | 22 November
Cardiff Blues are looking to make it two wins from two to start this season’s European Challenge Cup campaign on Saturday night as Leicester Tigers arrive at the Arms Park, kick-off 8pm. The titanic Anglo-Welsh clash is on the back of a 16-38 win over Calvisano in Northern Italy last week, with...
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What a shambles
CF10 Rugby Trust | 20 November
The Welsh Rugby Union are actively trying to run the regions into the ground in order to exert more central control and eventually take over their running. There, it’s been said. News broke from the WRU’s AGM over the weekend that the CVC purchase of 27% of the Guinness Pro14 was close to complete...
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Calvisano 16-38 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 18 November
Cardiff Blues got the 2019/20 European Challenge Cup campaign off to a winning start but had to work hard for it against a resilient Calvisano side in Northern Italy. John Mulvihill had taken the opportunity to rest a number of starters from the last few weeks, with a new front row, a first start...
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Preview: Calvisano v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 16 November
European action returns this weekend as Cardiff Blues travel to Calvisano in Northern Italy to kick-off the 2019/20 Challenge Cup campaign. It is the first time that the club have played in the second tier competition since winning it for a second time in Bilbao in 2018, having qualified for the...
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Cardiff Blues 30-17 Cheetahs
Dan Pearce | 10 November
Cardiff Blues returned to winning ways on Saturday evening as we beat 14-man Cheetahs at the Arms Park to celebrate Lloyd Williams' 200th appearance. On the back of four defeats John Mulvihill had named a slightly different starting XV, with Seb Davies, Nick Williams and Harri Millard returning,...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Cheetahs
Dan Pearce | 08 November
Cardiff Blues are looking to put a four-game losing streak to an end as Cheetahs are welcomed to the Arms Park on Saturday evening, 5.15pm kick-off. Defeats on the road against Glasgow and Ulster, as well as at home against Edinburgh and, most recently, Munster, have seen us slide well off the...
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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
CF10 Rugby Trust | 07 November
Memory suggests it was a fine October day as a curious 7-year old walked into the National Stadium, waist high to his father with a resplendent blue and black rosette on his chest. Unsure of the surroundings, sights and sounds accompanying the wide-eyed wonder, a cavernous stadium was an unlikely...
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Cardiff Blues 23-33 Munster
Dan Pearce | 04 November
Cardiff Blues fell to a fourth straight defeat on Saturday night as a performance that was shambolic at times saw us go down at home to Munster.   Off the back of two away...
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Communication, communication, communication...
CF10 Rugby Trust | 04 November
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place” said George Bernard Shaw. Well, that’s not a problem that Cardiff Blues Ltd (CBL) would subscribe to. They wouldn’t accept it for one simple reason and that’s they don’t believe in communication. Or more...
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