The Circle of Strife
CF10 Rugby Trust | 07 March 2019
Certainly this Welsh rugby week will go down as one of the more interesting. Dickens couldn’t have come up with such a story, Nietzsche would have run out of chaos, Kant would have used up all reason, pure or otherwise whilst Andy Howell has surely run out of articles on how Colwyn Bay is actually...
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Project Reset or Project Reject: Where Next?
CF10 Rugby Trust | 01 March 2019
This week Welsh rugby has once again snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. This should have been a fabulous public relations week; a magnificent victory against England giving us a great opportunity for a Grand Slam. Followed at the end of the week by St David’s Day celebrations which could...
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CAC take the lead on CAP redevelopments
CF10 Rugby Trust | 28 February 2019
The Annual General Meeting of Cardiff Athletic Club took place in the Cardiff Arms Park clubhouse on Wednesday evening, with the Chairman Keith Morgan summing up the tone of the meeting by stating 'We've become big boys now'. This was in relation to CAC making waves of their own in terms of the...
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New Year, New Opportunities
CF10 Rugby Trust | 07 January 2019
Another year has passed, one in which the future of rugby at Cardiff and of the Arms Park have once again remained spectacularly unresolved. Dare we hope for better in 2019? Is there any reason that we should be more optimistic? We think so and will use this blog to outline why and to suggest some...
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A Cardiff Carol
CF10 Rugby Trust | 18 December 2018
Chapter 1 The old Benefactor Era was dead. Of that, there could be no doubt. The Western Mail reported, the BBC explained it and social media went into meltdown debating it. The Benefactor Era was dead. As dead as a doornail. Ebenezer Phillips growled as he entered his office in the Principality...
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Project Reset: Influence or Control?
CF10 Rugby Trust | 13 December 2018
Project Reset. Is it a new MI5 anti-terrorism initiative or maybe a revolutionary approach to taxation by the Government?...
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Alun Jones: The man with the future in his hands
CF10 Rugby Trust | 28 November 2018
Cardiff Blues Limited have announced the company's new chairman, with Hugh James Solicitors Managing Partner Alun Jones staking over from Peter Thomas. Peter is the rugby equivalent of Marmite, having supporters and detractors in equal measure but, without his financial support, there would be no...
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The South American connection
CF10 Rugby Trust | 05 November 2018
The long and prestigious history of Cardiff sides facing international opposition at the Arms Park continues on Tuesday night as a new opposition come to play in the famous old ground. Uruguay have been a rugby playing country since way back in the mid-late nineteenth century, although they didn't...
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CF10 launches 1,000 member prize draw
CF10 Rugby Trust | 28 August 2018
Following on from what was a fantastic season, both on and off the field, CF10 Rugby Trust is launching its 1,000 members campaign - giving you the chance to win one of two fantastic prizes! CF10 Rugby Trust wants to ensure that the voice of all supporters is clearly heard whenever major decisions...
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What did we learn in pre-season?
CF10 Rugby Trust | 20 August 2018
You wait three months for rugby to return to your life after the ecstasy of Bilbao, and then just like that pre-season is over and the league is almost here. As Cardiff Blues go into a two-week training block ahead of the arrival of Leinster to kick-off the Guinness Pro14 campaign, they will look...
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The importance of pre-season
CF10 Rugby Trust | 11 August 2018
Three months on from the day that Ellis and Gethin Jenkins raised the European Challenge Cup into the Bilbao night sky, Cardiff Blues return to action in pre-season ahead of the 2018/19 campaign. Saturday sees our first action since that remarkable comeback to beat Gloucester as Leicester Tigers...
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A window of opportunity
CF10 Rugby Trust | 08 August 2018
A window of opportunity has opened for improving supporter engagement at our beloved CAP, but we fear that it’s an opportunity that won’t be taken. In this blog we will explain why and put forward some solutions. We apologise in advance for it being a bit long, but we encourage you to read the...
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