Preview: Cardiff v Connacht
Dan Pearce | 24 September 2021
The United Rugby Championship gets underway on Friday night with Cardiff welcoming Connacht to the Arms Park for a 7.35pm kick-off. It is the start of a new era in the Welsh capital with the club reverting to it's historic branding and wearing blue and black, while supporters will attend a...
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Cardiff 25-14 Bath
Dan Pearce | 12 September 2021
Cardiff marked a return to playing in front of supporters at the Arms Park with a solid pre-season victory over English side Bath as preparations for the United Rugby Championship came to an end. 566 days since the famous old ground opened it's gates to fans there was a good turnout from home and...
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Preview: Cardiff v Bath
Dan Pearce | 10 September 2021
Cardiff welcome Bath to the Arms Park in the second and final pre-season friendly ahead of the United Rugby Championship season starting, kick-off 7.15pm on Friday night. It will be the first time that supporters have packed into the famous old ground to watch the first team in action for 566 days...
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Harlequins 45-33 Cardiff
Dan Pearce | 06 September 2021
Cardiff Rugby fell to a second half comeback from Gallagher Premiership champions Harlequins but there were plenty of positives to take from the first pre-season outing of the 2021/22 campaign. Dai Young was without his internationals who had played for Wales and the British & Irish Lions...
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Preview: Harlequins v Cardiff
Dan Pearce | 04 September 2021
Cardiff Rugby get the 2021/22 campaign underway with a pre-season friendly away at Gallagher Premiership champions Harlequins on Saturday afternoon, 3pm kick-off at the Twickenham Stoop. After two months on the paddock, Dai Young's men take the field having done summer work under the new Director...
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The Roaring Twenties
Steve Coombs | 25 July 2021
Part 2. The Cardiff XV of the 1920s. It’s part of the function of time that heroes become slowly forgotten. Memories erode. Great feats are surpassed. Players who would have been household names and beloved by the supporters who packed CAP’s terraces are now largely forgotten. A necessary...
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The Roaring Twenties
Steve Coombs | 24 July 2021
Part 1. A long period where rugby had been disrupted. The aftermath of a global pandemic. The unresolved issue of the club’s long term future at Cardiff Arms Park. The strange situation where for a time two XVs had been branded as the first team of Cardiff Rugby. Suddenly the 1920s don’t seem...
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Supporter Directors: Time to embrace the passion?
Simon Jones | 08 July 2021
When discussions were originally held by a small and hardy band of supporters about setting up a supporters trust everyone agreed that the ultimate goal should be supporter representation on the board of Cardiff Rugby. This continues to be the first bullet point on our mission statement today,...
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Back in Blue and Black: Thoughts from CF10 towers
CF10 Rugby Trust | 05 July 2021
“My hope for next season is pretty simple – just to be at the opening game with my friends. The pre-entertainment would be Karl Kruger singing Sloop John B. The words could be printed in the programme!” Lynn Glaister. CF10 Chair.   “The re-branding is very welcome but it must be more than a PR...
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What's Next
Martin Hughes | 28 June 2021
We are here. Again. Standing at the end of a season punctuated by the ubiquitous promise of tomorrow, and at times bedraggled by overwhelming challenge. Here we stand. On the brink of saying hwyl fawr to a blue rugby experiment and about to enter the still fiscally uneven URC. But for all the...
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Show me the money!
Simon Jones | 09 June 2021
“If one good thing has come out of the European Super League (ESL) shambles, it is the realisation that when fans come together with a common goal they can still influence the direction of the game. The next challenge is building on this victory” When Saturday Comes, June 2021 The above quote...
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Cardiff Blues 37-12 Zebre
Dan Pearce | 07 June 2021
Cardiff signed off the 'Blues' name with a bonus point win over Zebre at the Arms Park, although it was a frustrating evening to round off the Rainbow Cup as captain's challenges and TMO referrals led to a tough-to-watch second half. Dai Young had largely stuck with the side that had played the...
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