A few post-chicken gate thoughts from CF10 Towers
CF10 Rugby Trust | 19 April
This has been a tough couple of weeks. Some hard to take loses on the pitch, appalling officiating within a league that doesn’t seem to care, and then one of our brightest prospects, Rhys Carré, being lost to Saracens before our marquee player (and only NDC in old money) Gareth Anscombe heads off...
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Preview: Pontypridd v Cardiff
Dan Pearce | 19 April
The tough games keep on coming for Cardiff RFC as they make the short trip up the A470 for a Good Friday clash with Pontypridd at Sardis Road. Steve Law's men will be looking to bounce back from a tough defeat on the road at Swansea last weekend, which brought an end to a 14-game unbeaten run and...
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Connacht 29-22 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 14 April
All hopes of making the Guinness Pro14 play-offs evaporated for Cardiff Blues in Galway on Saturday afternoon as Connacht secured their path to Heineken Champions Cup rugby in extremely contentious circumstances. Attention now turns to Judgement Day and a winner takes all clash with the Ospreys to...
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Preview: Connacht v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 13 April
There's two weeks to go in the Guinness Pro14's regular season and the equation is simple for Cardiff Blues; two wins and we're in the play-offs. Lose on Saturday afternoon in Galway and opponents Connacht will secure third place in Conference A, so it's no exaggeration to say that this game is...
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Cardiff RFC reach WRU National Cup Final
Dan Pearce | 08 April
Cardiff RFC stormed their way to a first WRU National Cup Final since 2007 with a big win over Llandovery at The Gnoll, home of Neath RFC. It stretches the current unbeaten run to a huge 14 games now, and continues the amazing feat of winning every game in the calendar year of 2019 across all...
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Munster 45-21 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 08 April
Cardiff Blues fell to a heavy defeat at the hands of Munster at Irish Independent Park on Friday night, leaving John Mulvihill's men on the back foot in the race for third in the Guinness Pro14's Conference A. With Connacht beating Zebre on Saturday evening, it means we have to go to Galway and...
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Blue and Blacks aim to keep league and cup double alive
Dan Pearce | 06 April
Cardiff RFC travel to Neath RFC's The Gnoll on Saturday afternoon to face Llandovery in the WRU National Cup, with whispers of a league and cup double growing louder among supporters. The incredible form that the Blue and Blacks are currently experiencing is worth mentioning once again, as they...
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Preview: Munster v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 05 April
The season is now firmly sitting in it's business end and the big games keep rolling on up, with Cardiff Blues travelling to Munster on Friday night for an all-Conference A clash in the Guinness Pro14. John Mulvihill's men are still fighting for the all-important third spot that would see us...
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Cardiff 43-12 Bedwas
Dan Pearce | 25 March
Cardiff RFC put six tries on Bedwas at the Arms Park on Saturday afternoon to progress into the WRU National Cup semi-finals and keep up their remarkable winning record this calendar year. The Blue and Blacks are now 13 games unbeaten, stretching back to early December, and have won every game...
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Cardiff Blues 41-17 Scarlets
Dan Pearce | 25 March
Cardiff Blues completed a superb double over Scarlets at the Arms Park on Friday night as a whirlwind first half simply blew the West Wales side away. Although Connacht managed to steal themselves a try bonus point at home against Benetton over in Galway to keep hold of third place in the Guinness...
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Cardiff RFC look to match league progress in the WRU National Cup
Dan Pearce | 23 March
It's been a superb season so far for Cardiff RFC, and they could make it even better on Saturday afternoon when Bedwas RFC arrive at the Arms Park for a WRU National Cup Quarter-Final. The Blue and Blacks are currently second in the Principality Premiership, just two points behind top spot Merthyr...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Scarlets
Dan Pearce | 22 March
After last week's Wales Grand Slam win, domestic resumes on Friday night as Cardiff Blues welcome Scarlets to the Arms Park in a key Guinness Pro14 clash. Of course interest is high as each side welcomes back members of the Six Nations squad to their matchday 23s, but the game itself is a massive...
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