Lyon 21-30 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 15 October
After almost five years away from the Heineken Cup, Cardiff Blues marked our return to the top table of European rugby with a superb win away at Lyon on Sunday. It is now four wins on the bounce for John Mulvihill's men who join Saracens at the top of pool three and continue a remarkable turn-...
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Preview: Lyon v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 14 October
After five seasons away from the top table of European rugby, Cardiff Blues are back in the Heineken Cup and battling with the big boys in the Northern Hemisphere. It caps a few years of underachieving for Wales' Capital Region as we've gone through a number of coaches and a huge amount of playing...
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Dragons 15-23 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 08 October
John Mulvihill can boast a 100% record in Welsh derbies after his Cardiff Blues side beat Dragons on Saturday to finish the first block of Guinness Pro14 fixtures with three straight wins. It was a second comeback win for the visitors, who had to claw the game against Cheetahs back from 10-21 down...
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Preview: Dragons v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 05 October
This weekend sees Cardiff Blues travel east to Rodney Parade for a date with the Dragons in what will be the first Welsh derby of the season, and of John Mulvihill's reign. The match also brings to a close the first block of fixtures in the Guinness Pro14, with the visitors hunting to finish it on...
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Cardiff Rugby round-up: Positives across the board
Dan Pearce | 01 October
The final weekend of September saw an Indian summer sweep over South Wales, and it almost brought with it a clean sweep of Cardiff wins with just two points required to make it three from three. Following on from the Cardiff Blues first team's victory over Cheetahs on Friday night, Cardiff Blues A...
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Cardiff Blues 24-21 Cheetahs
Dan Pearce | 01 October
A second Friday night win in a week saw Cardiff Blues jump to fourth in the Guinness Pro14's Conference A as Cheetahs were dispatched at the Arms Park. It was a very different performance to that of last week though, as the home side were forced to come from behind to secure four points and may be...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Cheetahs
Dan Pearce | 27 September
For the second week in a row Cardiff Blues welcome rivals from the Guinness Pro14's Conference A to the Arms Park on a Friday night as Cheetahs make the trip to the Welsh capital. It follows last week's bonus point win over Munster that got the season up and running after three successive late...
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Cardiff Rugby round-up: Miserable Saturday saved by the Women again
Dan Pearce | 27 September
Saturday afternoon was a miserable affair right across South Wales as Autumn arrived thanks to the rain and cold. For the Cardiff teams in action, RFC and Blues A, it seemed to put a real dampener on player spirits and they did little to give hardy supporters in Carmarthen or at the Arms Park...
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Cardiff Blues 37-13 Munster
Dan Pearce | 23 September
For the second season in a row, Cardiff Blues have waited until round four of the Guinness Pro14 to get their first win of the campaign, and have done it against Irish opposition. After the last-gasp defeats in matches against Leinster, Benetton and Zebre, the pressure was on head coach John...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Munster
Dan Pearce | 21 September
Guinness Pro14 action returns to the Arms Park this weekend as Munster arrive to take on a Cardiff Blues side still hunting for their first win of the season. It follows two weeks in Italy which have seen John Mulvihill's men come away with just two losing bonus points after consecutive late...
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Cardiff Rugby round-up: Wins for Cardiff Blues Women and Cardiff RFC, but Cardiff Blues A struggle
Dan Pearce | 20 September
As the Cardiff Blues first team fell to their third defeat of the season, Cardiff RFC avoided a similar fate with a win over arch-rivals Newport RFC at the Arms Park. Losses against Merthyr and Llandovery had got the campaign off to a less than ideal start for the Blue and Blacks, but they bounced...
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Zebre 26-24 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 17 September
Three weeks, three last minute losses. Cardiff Blues are still winless and the performances seem to be getting worse as we went down to Zebre in Parma on Saturday night. On the back of the Benetton disappointment last week John Mulvihill rang the changes as Dillon Lewis, Josh Navidi, Olly Robinson...
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