Preview: Cardiff Blues v Sale Sharks
Dan Pearce | 17 December
Round four of the Challenge Cup rolls around this weekend as Sale Sharks arrive at Cardiff Arms Park for the second in the December double headers. After last week's 24-0 defeat at the AJ Bell Stadium there is more than a point to prove for the Cardiff Blues players after failing to score a point...
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Sale Sharks 24-0 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 13 December
Cardiff Blues suffered their first defeat of the 2017/18 European Challenge Cup in embarrassing fashion as they failed to register a score against Sale Sharks on Saturday afternoon. After impressive victories over Lyon and Toulouse in rounds one and two, there was a tangible positivity around...
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Preview: Sale Sharks v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 08 December
European action resumes this weekend as Cardiff Blues travel up to Salford to take on Sale Sharks in the first of the Challenge Cup festive double headers. Currently leading pool two after wins over Lyon and Toulouse in the first two rounds, there is a great chance for Danny Wilson's men to put...
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Time is ticking
Dan Pearce | 07 December
Transfer silly season is now well underway, with players and coaches making big decisions on where they will be plying their trade come September next year. As more money comes into the game, the rugby transfer market slides closer to that of football, and rumours start earlier and earlier. At the...
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Glasgow Warriors 40-16 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 05 December
A controversial refereeing decision saw Glasgow Warriors extend their unbeaten run in the Guinness Pro14 to ten games despite a valiant Cardiff Blues effort. After a promising start to the game it was flipped on it's head in the 29th minute as Fa'ao Filise was inexplicably red carded by Nigel...
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Preview: Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 01 December
Cardiff Blues travel up to Scotland on Friday night as they get set to face unbeaten Pro14 Conference A leaders Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun. After two must-win games against teams around us in the league, it's now a big test against the in-form side in the Pro14, with the Scottish side currently...
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More-vember
Martin Hughes | 29 November
There is little doubt, as the current Autumnal series stutters to an all-too-predictable crescendo, something is missing here in Wales. It is deeper than the annual defeats to Australia and New Zealand and the torpid plod against a Tier 2 side, as an aside just how terrific were the Georgian pack?...
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Cardiff Blues 36-30 Connacht
Dan Pearce | 27 November
Cardiff Blues jumped to fourth in the Guinness Pro14's Conference A with a narrow defeat over Connacht at the Arms Park on Friday night. In a seven-try thriller it was the hosts who came out on top thanks to some strong individual performances, a debut score from Owen Lane and the assured return...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Connacht
Dan Pearce | 24 November
The second phase of Guinness Pro14 fixtures begins this weekend as Cardiff Blues welcome Connacht to the Arms Park on Friday night, 19:35 kick-off. Although too early in the campaign to be a season defining game for Cardiff, there is no questioning it's importance in terms of position in...
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Sport Is Not War
CF10 Rugby Trust | 11 November
Since Ancient Greece the idea that sport was a form of war has been espoused, George Orwell once opined that sport was war but without the shooting, Ted Turner took this one step further by suggesting that sport was like war but without the killing. In the search for the hyperbolic zinger we find...
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Cardiff Blues 37-8 Zebre
Dan Pearce | 08 November
Cardiff Blues made it four wins in five games with a bonus-point win at the Arms Park over Zebre on Friday night to springboard off the bottom of Conference A. After a disappointing loss to Scarlets in the Welsh derby last week, Danny Wilson made a number of changes aside from the missing Wales...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Zebre
Dan Pearce | 04 November
Guinness Pro14 action returns to the Arms Park for the first time in a month on Saturday night as Cardiff Blues welcome Zebre to the capital for an all-important Conference A clash. With just two points separating the bottom four teams in the table, and Cardiff and Zebre having an identical win/...
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