Preview: Connacht v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 20 February 2021
Cardiff Blues return to Guinness Pro14 action on Saturday night with a trip to Galway to face Connacht in a crucial Conference B clash, 7.35pm kick-off. Dai Young's men only have four fixtures left in the 2020/21 season, and after the back-to-back wins over Scarlets last month the possibility of...
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CF10 Arms Park Rugby Trust Board | 26 January 2021
That’s quite a statement to make during a pandemic, surely that’s an exaggeration? While no sporting body in the world could have anticipated the pandemic and its impact, their leadership role in addressing the problems faced by the game, especially the professional game, is their responsibility....
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Scarlets 10-13 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 23 January 2021
Cardiff Blues completed an excellent double over West Wales rivals Scarlets to get the second Dai Young era up and running with a win and keep hopes of a competitive season alive. Young had made two changes to the side that had won the reverse fixture two weeks prior, as Seb Davies returned to the...
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Preview: Scarlets v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 22 January 2021
Just two weeks later the standalone derby is back in our lives as Cardiff Blues make the return journey to Llanelli to face a Scarlets side looking for revenge. After European competition was postponed the Guinness Pro14 have brought forward the fixture between the sides from the capital and the...
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Pie and Prejudice
Martin Hughes | 18 January 2021
Mr Bennet, that most pressed-upon father asks, ‘What do we live for but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?’ Standing at the hard left hand edge of 2021 it is no huge leap to evolve that question to base it firmly in the esoteric, what do we do rugby for and what...
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Why can't I get excited by the Pro16?
Simon Jones | 13 January 2021
The arrival of four South African sides in an expanded Pro16 has been met with quite a bit of apathy in Wales. Certainly not everyone, but generally there’s been a feeling of flatness surrounding the announcement compared to the enthusiasm emanating from the other nations. I’ve spent some time...
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Cardiff Blues 29-20 Scarlets
Dan Pearce | 11 January 2021
Cardiff Blues put a turbulent week off the field to bed with a big win over 14-man Scarlets at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday, keeping hopes of Heineken Champions Cup qualification alive. After John Mulvihill had left his role of head coach, defence coach Richard Hodges took the reins and was...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Scarlets
Dan Pearce | 09 January 2021
Cardiff Blues bring the Welsh derby period to a close this evening as Scarlets are welcome to the Cardiff City Stadium for a 7.35pm kick-off. It's been a turbulent week in the capital with John Mulvihill leaving his role as head coach with immediate effect. Defence coach Richard Hodges takes...
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Cardiff Blues 3-17 Ospreys
Dan Pearce | 03 January 2021
Cardiff Blues got off on the wrong foot in 2021 as a lacklustre performance led to a disappointing loss at the hands of Ospreys on New Year's Day. John Mulvihill had been forced into a number of changes to the side that beat Dragons on Boxing Day, with Dillon Lewis, Cory Hill and Jarrod Evans all...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Ospreys
Dan Pearce | 01 January 2021
Cardiff Blues' first game of 2021 sees us welcome the Ospreys to Cardiff City Stadium on New Year's Day, our first game back at Leckwith since April 2012. Although a largely unhappy time for supporters who opposed the move away from the Arms Park on the whole, the three year spell between 2009 and...
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Dragons 12-13 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 27 December 2020
Cardiff Blues battled to a narrow win over the Dragons at Rodney Parade on Boxing Day to get the festive derbies up and running with a crucial four points. After the European Challenge Cup game against Stade Francais Paris the week before had been cancelled, John Mulvihill's squad was well rested...
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Preview: Dragons v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 26 December 2020
Cardiff Blues return to Guinness Pro14 action this weekend as the Welsh festive derbies get underway with a trip to Rodney Parade for a face-off with Dragons, 3pm kick-off. It's been two weeks since John Mulvihill's men were last in action, beating Newcastle Falcons 20-33 away at Kingston Park...
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