Opening Up our Heritage: A Positive Response from Cardiff Blues
CF10 Rugby Trust | 07 May 2020
Earlier this week we published our blog on how history and heritage could be given a greater profile at our beloved Cardiff Arms Park (Blog: Opening Up Our Heritage). Today we were pleased to have had the following response from Mike Brown, Head of Communications and Marketing at Cardiff Blues...
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Opening Up Our Heritage
Sally Carter | 04 May 2020
Taking Heritage out of the Trophy Room A key part of CF10’s mission statement is protecting and preserving our heritage, ensuring that any future developments of the Arms Park properly reflect the club’s name and history. Our heritage is key to defining who we are. CF10 has worked hard in...
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Second Half Report: The Lockdown Shield: Cardiff Dream XV v. Cardiff Blues Ultimate XV
CF10 Rugby Trust | 25 April 2020
  The Lockdown Shield: Cardiff Dream XV v. Cardiff Blues Ultimate XV Second Half Report Leo Tolstoy wrote that time and patience were the two most powerful warriors - and this was surely the message ringing in the All Blue ears as they ran down the tunnel for the second half.  From a long-...
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Halftime Report: The Lockdown Shield: Cardiff Dream XV v. Cardiff Blues Ultimate XV
CF10 Rugby Trust | 24 April 2020
  The Lockdown Shield: Cardiff Dream XV v. Cardiff Blues Ultimate XV First Half Report Awaking to find a Taff fog, thick, strong and covering the city like a European jersey grey blanket made the heart sink a little. Ghostly mists rolling through Grangetown, Adamstown and up Westgate Street,...
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Preview: The Lockdown Shield: Cardiff Dream XV v. Cardiff Blues Ultimate XV
CF10 Rugby Trust | 22 April 2020
Match Preview The Lockdown Shield: Cardiff Dream XV v. Cardiff Blues Ultimate XV It is said that Narcissus, as punishment from Nemesis, the goddess of revenge, was cursed to gaze into a pool of clear spring water. Seeing himself in the full bloom of youth he fell in love with his own reflection...
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CORONAVIRUS – Mr MICAWBER’S CHALLENGE FOR CARDIFF BLUES
Derek Redwood | 11 April 2020
  "Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds, nineteen shillings, and six pence, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery." - Mr Micawber (David Copperfield by Charles Dickens). These are difficult times....
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Fairytale of NewCAP
CF10 Rugby Trust | 31 December 2019
Here’s a tribute to the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl from the resident Bard of CF10 Towers, Martin Hughes - the Fairytale of NewCAP. (It’s best sung with your Shane McGowan teeth in!) It was New Years Eve mate Down the Arms Park An old fan said to me, won't watch another one. And then he tutted long...
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Crucial festive period awaits sides in the Cardiff Blues development pathway
CF10 Rugby Trust | 04 December 2019
It’s been a successful month in the Cardiff Blues development pathway with plenty of encouraging results across the Indigo Group Premiership and the WRU College League. Premiership It’s been another unbeaten month for Cardiff RFC, who remain top of the league and have made it through to the...
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Discussion Paper: Supporter Director
CF10 Rugby Trust | 26 November 2019
This paper is designed to help move forward discussions on supporter representation on the board of Cardiff Blues Limited. It is predicated on a number of key principles: At most sports clubs, legal ownership is in the hands small number of investors, but supporters are the moral owners of clubs...
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What a shambles
CF10 Rugby Trust | 20 November 2019
The Welsh Rugby Union are actively trying to run the regions into the ground in order to exert more central control and eventually take over their running. There, it’s been said. News broke from the WRU’s AGM over the weekend that the CVC purchase of 27% of the Guinness Pro14 was close to complete...
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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
CF10 Rugby Trust | 07 November 2019
Memory suggests it was a fine October day as a curious 7-year old walked into the National Stadium, waist high to his father with a resplendent blue and black rosette on his chest. Unsure of the surroundings, sights and sounds accompanying the wide-eyed wonder, a cavernous stadium was an unlikely...
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Communication, communication, communication...
CF10 Rugby Trust | 04 November 2019
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place” said George Bernard Shaw. Well, that’s not a problem that Cardiff Blues Ltd (CBL) would subscribe to. They wouldn’t accept it for one simple reason and that’s they don’t believe in communication. Or more...
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