Preview: Cardiff v Bulls
Dan Pearce | 09 October 2021
Cardiff welcome South African opposition for the first time in the United Rugby Championship as the Bulls arrive at the Arms Park on Saturday night, 7.35pm kick-off. Dai Young's men are looking to bounce back after the 18-14 defeat away at the Ospreys last week as we enter a crucial run of three...
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Ospreys 18-14 Cardiff
Dan Pearce | 04 October 2021
Cardiff slipped to a disappointing derby day defeat against the Ospreys at the Swansea.Com Stadium on Saturday as a lacklustre performance saw Dai Young's side finish comfortably second best. The Blue and Blacks had been boosted by the return to action of Josh Adams after his summer British &...
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Preview: Ospreys v Cardiff
Dan Pearce | 02 October 2021
It's the first Welsh derby of the season for Cardiff as Dai Young's men travel to the Stadium on Saturday night for a 7.35pm kick-off. The Blue and Blacks come into the game off the back of last week's bonus point win over Connacht that got the United Rugby Championship up and running...
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Cardiff 33-21 Connacht
Dan Pearce | 26 September 2021
Cardiff got the United Rugby Championship season off to a flying start with a bonus point win over Connacht at the Arms Park on Friday night, despite playing for an hour without a fly-half. Dai Young had given starts to debutants Matthew Screech, for a second time of course, and Rhys Priestland,...
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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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