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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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Zebre
Dan Pearce | 04 June 2021
The Cardiff Blues era comes to an end on Saturday in what many might see as a suitably fitting manner, a dead rubber in a meaningless competition as Zebre visit the Arms Park. After 18 years the 'Blues' moniker will be dropped as we properly embrace the club's heritage and try to harness that and...
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Munster 31-27 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 31 May 2021
Cardiff Blues' hopes of Rainbow Cup success are over after defeat at Munster means the wait for a win at Thomond Park goes on. After back-to-back victories over Dragons and Scarlets, director of rugby Dai Young had named a strong side to travel to Limerick, with only two changes to the starting XV...
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Preview: Munster v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 28 May 2021
Cardiff Blues head on the road for the final time this season as we head for Limerick to face Munster in the penultimate round of the Rainbow Cup. It is the first time the competition has extended beyond derbies, and after back-to-back wins over Dragons and Scarlets, Dai Young’s men are sixth in...
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Scarlets 28-29 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 16 May 2021
  Cardiff Blues secured a bonus point win, and a third victory for the season, over the Scarlets but had to claw it out from the jaws of defeat after almost letting a 17-point lead slip....
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Preview: Scarlets v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 15 May 2021
The Welsh derby section of the Rainbow Cup comes to a close on Saturday afternoon as Cardiff Blues travel west to face Scarlets, 3pm kick-off....
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Cardiff Blues 17-16 Dragons
Dan Pearce | 10 May 2021
Cardiff Blues got a first Rainbow Cup win on Sunday afternoon as Dai Young's men overcame a spell down to 13 men to beat the Dragons at the Arms Park....
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Dragons
Dan Pearce | 09 May 2021
The second round of the Rainbow Cup sees Cardiff Blues return to the Arms Park for the first time since March as the Dragons are welcomed to the capital on Sunday, 1pm kick-off. After beating Scarlets with a bonus point in round one, Dean Ryan's men are the best placed Welsh side to compete in...
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The Other Cardiff Team: The Story of the Rags.
Steve Coombs | 27 April 2021
“I started in the famous Rags, the second team, in a game at Briton Ferry. Next there was a visit to the Memorial Ground to play Bristol United and finally, I shall never forget the day I achieved my ambition, to wear the Cambridge blue and black of Cardiff’s first team.” - Gareth Edwards “I used...
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