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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Ospreys 36-14 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 26 April 2021
An experimental Cardiff Blues side were well beaten by the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday evening as the Rainbow Cup got underway in Wales. Dai Young had taken the opportunity to have a look at a number of players around the fringes of the senior squad having recently signed a long-...
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Preview: Ospreys v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 23 April 2021
The Rainbow Cup gets underway this weekend, although not even close to as originally advertised, with Cardiff Blues not making any trips to South Africa and instead heading to the less exotic location of Swansea for a clash with the Ospreys. With the Sharks, Lions, Bulls and Stormers prevented...
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London Irish 41-35 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 03 April 2021
Cardiff Blues somehow managed to throw away a 12-point lead with less than 10 minutes to go against 14-man London Irish to crash out of the European Challenge Cup at the Brentford Community Stadium. Up against the Exiles who are currently sixth in the Gallagher Premiership and were welcoming the...
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Preview: London Irish v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 02 April 2021
Cardiff Blues make a first trip to the Brentford Community Stadium on Friday evening for a European Challenge Cup round of 16 clash with London Irish. It will be the fifth time that the sides have met in European competition, with Cardiff currently 3-1 up against the English side. After doing the...
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Cardiff Blues 34-15 Edinburgh
Dan Pearce | 23 March 2021
Cardiff Blues finished the 2020/21 Guinness Pro14 season in fourth place in Conference B after a bonus point win over Edinburgh at the Arms Park on Monday night. Going into the crucial clash, Dai Young had been able to call on Lloyd Williams and Jarrod Evans to start after being released from the...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Edinburgh
Dan Pearce | 22 March 2021
The Guinness Pro14 season comes to a close this evening as Cardiff Blues welcome Edinburgh to the Cardiff Arms Park for a fourth place decider, 8pm kick-off. Although it's still not known exactly what the qualification process for next season's Heineken Champions Cup is, if the competition stays...
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Benetton 14-29 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 14 March 2021
Cardiff Blues earned an all-important bonus point win to keep pressure on the Scarlets and Edinburgh at bay as Benetton were swept aside by a second half salvo in Treviso. Dai Young had largely kept faith with the side that fell to Munster the last time out, with only Liam Belcher and Keiron...
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Preview: Benetton v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 14 March 2021
Cardiff Blues travel to Benetton on Sunday for a hugely important penultimate game of the 2020/21 Guinness Pro14 season at the Stadio Communale di Monigo, 1pm kick-off UK time. After a loss for the Scarlets and a win for Edinburgh so far this weekend, Dai Young's side know that bouncing back from...
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WHY BLUE AND BLACK?
Steve Coombs | 01 March 2021
The earliest Cardiff team photo we have, was taken prior to the 1879 South Wales Challenge Cup final. The club had been created three years earlier, from a merger between Glamorgan FC and Cardiff Wanderers. That game was, to that point, easily the biggest in the club’s short history. It was a...
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Cardiff Blues 11-20 Munster
Dan Pearce | 28 February 2021
Cardiff Blues lost back-to-back league fixtures to put qualification hopes for the Heineken Champions Cup in doubt as Munster emerged victorious from the Arms Park. Dai Young was forced into three changes from the side that took the field against Connacht with Rhys Carre and Lloyd Williams...
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