Uproar At Suggestions Of Cardiff Rugby Merger
Offside | 13 April 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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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Leinster v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 25 March 2017
The Guinness Pro12 returns to action this weekend as Cardiff make the difficult trip over to Dublin to face the league leaders, three weeks after a home defeat to Munster effectively ended realistic hopes of qualifying for the top six.
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From CAP To Where?
Martin Hughes | 14 March 2017
The tectonic plates that Welsh rugby sit upon ensure life is rarely dull and news that the Welsh Rugby Union are the verge of taking on 100% of Newport and are actively glancing at the other three ensures that there is currently much to think about.
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Cardiff Blues 13 Munster 23
Dan Pearce | 05 March 2017
Cardiff Blues suffered a defeat to Pro12 high flyers Munster at the Arms Park in a performance that almost perfectly summed up our season. Even the cold, wet and windy conditions seemed to be joining in to mock how 2016/17 has been as a fan.Danny Wilson was forced into a number of changes from the...
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Love Don’t Come Easy
@TreharrisonFord | 05 March 2017
In the first of what we hope will be some regular guest blogs, Lloyd @TreharrisonFord kindly lets us reproduce his blog from his searchingforaffinity site.
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Munster
Dan Pearce | 04 March 2017
The Six Nations set of Pro12 fixtures is finished off with Cardiff Blues welcoming Pro12 high-flyers Munster to the Arms Park on Saturday, before the league takes a three-week sabbatical ahead of the season run-in.
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It’s Throwback Thursday!
David Allen | 03 March 2017
Thomas Rhymer was a 13th century Scottish laird who, after supposedly being carried off by elves, returned with the gift of prophecy. As far as I’m aware, there’s no genetic link, but in 2004, Thomas Gerald Reames Davies, a total gentleman, possibly the greatest rugby player that I’ve had the...
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Edinburgh 17 Cardiff Blues 18
Dan Pearce | 27 February 2017
A massive defensive effort secured a narrow victory for Cardiff Blues away at Edinburgh, after a Lloyd Williams inspired 10 minutes helped turnaround a 17-6 scoreline and make it two wins in a week, keeping top six hopes alive.
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