A Regional Day Out
Dan Pearce | 11 May
Last Saturday the Cardiff Blues headed out onto the road to face Newport Gwent Dragons away in the last match of the regular Guinness Pro12 season. Nothing odd about that, except instead of heading to Newport and Rodney Parade, the journey was to Caerphilly and the Constructaquote branded Virginia...
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The Truth Is Out There…
CF10 Rugby Trust | 09 May
Who said that AGMs are boring? Well last night’s meeting of Cardiff Blues Ltd. was for around half an hour until it came to the Q&A session when the Chair of the Board, Peter Thomas, revealed to the club’s shareholders that the WRU will take over the franchise of Cardiff Blues from 1st July...
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Dragons 24-26 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 08 May
Cardiff Blues ended the Pro12 season with a win over rivals Newport Gwent Dragons in Caerphilly, in what is likely to be the last ever game between a Cardiff side and a Newport side at the top level of rugby in Wales.With a vote to take place on Tuesday to determine the future of NGD, Newport RFC...
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Cardiff Blues 30-24 Zebre
Dan Pearce | 01 May
Cardiff Blues fell back down to earth with a bang from the bonus point win over Ospreys at Judgement Day to only just scraping past bottom-placed Zebre at home.  Head Coach Danny Wilson stuck with the majority of the team that won last time out, the only changes coming in the form of Rhys Gill...
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Cardiff Blues v Zebre
Dan Pearce | 28 April
Rugby returns to the Arms Park for the first time since the first weekend in March on Friday night as Pro12 bottom side Zebre arrive for the penultimate game of the regular season, and the last at CAP. After the bonus-point win over Ospreys last time, Danny Wilson has largely stuck with the same...
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List of Cardiff Lions
David Allen | 24 April
118 years and 58 Lions down the road, Cardiff Rugby remains the premier provider of players to this most venerable of rugby traditions. Heritage in action, history as narrative & another golden seam sewn into the planet.
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Cardiff Lions
Dan Pearce | 23 April
A great Cardiff Rugby tradition was continued last week as the British and Irish Lions named their squad for this summer's tour of New Zealand with Sam Warburton selected to travel as captain, joining only Martin Johnson in the very select group to have received that honour twice. Closer to home...
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Uproar At Suggestions Of Cardiff Rugby Merger
Offside | 13 April
Now that the title has grabbed your attention, I have to confess that this blog is not a retrospective commentary on the proposed 2003 merger with Pontypridd. Nor is it a futuristic dystopian fantasy about the Blue Dragons, an unloved and short-lived team formed after the WRU announce the...
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Gloucester 46-26 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 03 April
European knockout rugby is brutal. It can make or break a player, a coach, or in some cases, a season. Nothing creates excitement quite like it, and nothing can leave a feeling of such emptiness. What a cruel mistress it can be, as Cardiff Blues found out on Saturday evening. Ever since January...
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Gloucester v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 01 April
The time has come. European quarter-final weekend. It's the one we've all been waiting for, a trip to Kingsholm, a renewing of the cross-border rivalry with Gloucester and the last chance at silverware for Cardiff Blues this season. This is a big game. There will be around 1,000 Cardiff fans...
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How do you build a business?
David Allen | 31 March
Despite literally years of negotiating, the future at Cardiff Arms Park remains as clear as the mud that we frequently played on before the advent of our artificial pitch. What is happening (or perhaps not happening) at the Newport Gwent Dragons (for such is the name of the Black and Amber bar...
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Leinster 22-21 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 27 March
There was ultimately disappointment for Cardiff Blues in Dublin on Saturday as they narrowly missed out on a win away at league leaders Leinster. However, with a positive injury outlook and an extremely encouraging performance, all the signs were good ahead of a European quarter-final trip to...
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