John Mulvihill: A positive appointment for Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 20 March
So the wait is finally over, and Cardiff Blues have announced that John Mulvihill will take over as head coach in the summer when Danny Wilson departs after three years at the helm. It's been a long five months for supporters, with multiple names linked ranging from Super Rugby winning Chris Boyd...
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Cardiff Blues 31-25 Benetton
Dan Pearce | 19 March
On a chilly Friday night at the Arms Park, Cardiff Blues won their sixth game in a row across the league and Europe to keep the pressure on Cheetahs in that final Pro14 Conference A play-off spot. It was perhaps not the performance that Danny Wilson would have envisaged when preparing for the re-...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Benetton
Dan Pearce | 16 March
Friday night sees Cardiff Blues re-arranged game against Benetton take place at the Arms Park, as the season's final block of fixtures get underway with another crucial Guinness Pro14 fixture. After three straight wins over Cheetahs, Munster and Zebre, Danny Wilson's men have hauled themselves...
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Zebre 7-10 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 26 February
Cardiff Blues secured their third win in as many weeks on Sunday afternoon as we beat Zebre in testing conditions at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi. A game for defences, where the visitors came out on top. Going into the game, Cardiff Blues were well aware of how tough it would be to travel to Parma...
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Preview: Zebre v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 25 February
After two impressive home wins in a week for Cardiff Blues, it's time to go on the road as Danny Wilson's men embark on their very own Italian Job, starting with Zebre on Sunday afternoon. At the halfway point of this Six Nations block of fixtures we still sit fourth in the Guinness Pro14's...
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Cardiff Blues 25-18 Munster
Dan Pearce | 18 February
Cardiff Blues secured their second home win in a week as an 8-minute first half try blitz saw Danny Wilson's men maintain their grip on fourth place in the Guinness Pro14 Conference A table. A comeback mounted by visitors Munster in the first 20 minutes of the second half did shake the Blues, but...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Munster
Dan Pearce | 17 February
The second game in this Six Nations fixture block of the Guinness Pro14 takes place for Cardiff Blues on Saturday evening as Munster arrive at the Arms Park for a crunch Conference A encounter. On the back of a narrow win over Cheetahs in dreadful conditions last week, Danny Wilson's men are...
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Cardiff Blues 25-20 Cheetahs
Dan Pearce | 12 February
Cardiff Blues kicked off an important run of Guinness Pro14 fixtures with a win at the Arms Park on Saturday night, maintaining fourth place in Conference A and cutting the gap to third place Cheetahs. After two weeks of Anglo-Welsh Cup action there was a return to the squad for Gethin Jenkins,...
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We're doomed!
CF10 Rugby Trust | 11 February
Last week’s events at Cardiff Arms Park were just the latest instalment in a narrative that would appear to see two organisations incapable of agreeing something that they both want to achieve. We’ve deliberately taken some time out to consider the situation rather than rush into an emotional...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Cheetahs
Dan Pearce | 10 February
Cardiff Blues return to Guinness Pro14 action this weekend as, in a first for the Cardiff Arms Park, South African side Cheetahs make a visit to the Welsh capital. After five weeks off the league, due to European Challenge Cup and Anglo-Welsh Cup commitments, now begins a crucial block of fixtures...
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Losing that loving feeling?
Martin Hughes | 31 January
The Six Nations build up has started. Super ‘slow-mo’ montages, hammed up narration over a Hans Zimmer soundtrack, fierce debate over which player will hold the tackle bag the longest and of course the ubiquitous spate of injuries all add to the rainbow cocktail that is the world’s oldest...
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Lyon 18-21 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 23 January
The European Challenge Cup pool stages drew to a successful conclusion for Cardiff Blues with victory over Lyon in France on Saturday night. After last week's win against Toulouse, Cardiff's French exploits have now been dubbed 'Le double double'. It rounds off a pool stage that has seen Danny...
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