Why can't I get excited by the Pro16?
Simon Jones | 13 January
The arrival of four South African sides in an expanded Pro16 has been met with quite a bit of apathy in Wales. Certainly not everyone, but generally there’s been a feeling of flatness surrounding the announcement compared to the enthusiasm emanating from the other nations. I’ve spent some time...
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Cardiff Blues 29-20 Scarlets
Dan Pearce | 11 January
Cardiff Blues put a turbulent week off the field to bed with a big win over 14-man Scarlets at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday, keeping hopes of Heineken Champions Cup qualification alive. After John Mulvihill had left his role of head coach, defence coach Richard Hodges took the reins and was...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Scarlets
Dan Pearce | 09 January
Cardiff Blues bring the Welsh derby period to a close this evening as Scarlets are welcome to the Cardiff City Stadium for a 7.35pm kick-off. It's been a turbulent week in the capital with John Mulvihill leaving his role as head coach with immediate effect. Defence coach Richard Hodges takes...
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Cardiff Blues 3-17 Ospreys
Dan Pearce | 03 January
Cardiff Blues got off on the wrong foot in 2021 as a lacklustre performance led to a disappointing loss at the hands of Ospreys on New Year's Day. John Mulvihill had been forced into a number of changes to the side that beat Dragons on Boxing Day, with Dillon Lewis, Cory Hill and Jarrod Evans all...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Ospreys
Dan Pearce | 01 January
Cardiff Blues' first game of 2021 sees us welcome the Ospreys to Cardiff City Stadium on New Year's Day, our first game back at Leckwith since April 2012. Although a largely unhappy time for supporters who opposed the move away from the Arms Park on the whole, the three year spell between 2009 and...
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Dragons 12-13 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 27 December
Cardiff Blues battled to a narrow win over the Dragons at Rodney Parade on Boxing Day to get the festive derbies up and running with a crucial four points. After the European Challenge Cup game against Stade Francais Paris the week before had been cancelled, John Mulvihill's squad was well rested...
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Preview: Dragons v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 26 December
Cardiff Blues return to Guinness Pro14 action this weekend as the Welsh festive derbies get underway with a trip to Rodney Parade for a face-off with Dragons, 3pm kick-off. It's been two weeks since John Mulvihill's men were last in action, beating Newcastle Falcons 20-33 away at Kingston Park...
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Newcastle Falcons 20-33 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 13 December
Cardiff Blues got the European Challenge Cup underway with a solid away win over Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park on Friday night, overcoming a slow first half to get four points on the board. John Mulvihill was able to welcome back Wales internationals Dillon Lewis, Seb Davies, Cory Hill and...
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Preview: Newcastle Falcons v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 11 December
Cardiff Blues get the 2020/21 European Challenge Cup campaign underway on Friday night with a trip to face Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park, 8pm kick-off. After a disappointing first fixture block in the Guinness Pro14 that has left John Mulvihill's men with an uphill struggle to qualify for the...
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Cardiff Blues 10-19 Glasgow Warriors
Dan Pearce | 30 November
Cardiff Blues ended the first block of Guinness Pro14 fixtures in disappointing fashion with a tired and error strewn defeat at the hands of Glasgow Warriors in Newport. John Mulvihill had been able to welcome back the likes of Kris Dacey, Jarrod Evans and Rey Lee-Lo to the side that lost to...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Glasgow Warriors
Dan Pearce | 29 November
The first block of fixtures in the 2020/21 Guinness Pro14 comes to an end on Sunday night as Cardiff Blues welcome Glasgow Warriors to Rodney Parade, 7.35pm kick-off. It's been a battling period for John Mulvihill's men up until now, with a strong start against Zebre and Connacht being followed by...
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The Walk of Legends
Steve Coombs | 25 November
Last week, Cardiff Blues began their Walk of Legends project, to celebrate and honour the rich history of Cardiff rugby. Many of the names featuring on the lists of nominees will be known to supporters. Some are still playing. Some were still playing quite recently. But inevitably, the further we...
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