CF10 launches 1,000 member prize draw
CF10 Rugby Trust | 28 August
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?
Dan Pearce | 20 August
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
Dan Pearce | 11 August
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
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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Three teams, one club - it all makes sense
Dan Pearce | 28 July
The 2018/19 season will see some big changes across Welsh domestic rugby, specifically around the development pathway amid the creation of new U23 professional sides and a shake-up of the Principality Premiership. These changes are well overdue, as the gap between the Premiership and the Pro14 has...
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SummerFest a success for CF10
CF10 Rugby Trust | 25 July
The Saturday before last saw Cardiff Blues stage the very first 'SummerFest' event at Cardiff Arms Park in what was a massive success. Hundreds of children enjoyed skills sessions with members of the Cardiff Blues squad, while supporters were treated to question and answer sessions with coaches...
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The first moves for John Mulvihill
Dan Pearce | 24 June
With June now upon us and the international test window in full swing, the end of the 2017/18 season is getting very close. Teams are announcing pre-season friendlies, European draws and league fixture lists are imminent, and some clubs are already back in training ahead of the new season. At the...
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Thank you, Peter
CF10 Rugby Trust | 15 June
After 25 years as chairman of Cardiff Rugby, Peter Thomas will stand down from his position next summer as Cardiff Blues Limited enters a new era through governance changes. If you rewind to 1993, the world of rugby union was a vastly different place to the one we know now. The game was not yet...
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A Premier opportunity for regional rugby
CF10 Rugby Trust | 04 June
As of this summer, Scrum V as we currently know it will be no more. 'Rejoice!' you might say, for the old boys club on a Sunday night has finally shut its doors. 'Disaster!' others say, for free to air television coverage is all but lost for the Guinness Pro14. Little known subscription channel...
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A new dawn, or a false dawn?
CF10 Rugby Trust | 21 May
Well, what a season 2017-8 turned out to be. Surely none of us would have predicted a second Challenge Cup win and a return to the Champions Cup on the back of our losses to Edinburgh, Leinster, Glasgow and Munster last September. Danny and the squad have worked miracles, the growing culture within...
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Pain, permits and progress: Cardiff RFC's 2017/18 season
Dan Pearce | 16 May
Amidst the jubilation of Cardiff Blues winning a second European Challenge Cup on Friday night, Cardiff RFC's season also came to an end on the weekend, albeit in slightly less glamorous circumstances. Indeed, the 17-20 loss to Ebbw Vale at the Arms Park on Saturday sort of summed up the Blue...
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Cardiff Blues 31-30 Gloucester - Cardiff Blues are European Challenge Cup Champions once again
Dan Pearce | 14 May
Cardiff Blues won a second European Challenge Cup in remarkable fashion after completing an unlikely comeback from 6-20 down against Gloucester at the San Mames Stadium in Bilbao on Friday. It was a fitting end to a fine second half of the season for Wales' Capital Region, which saw us lose just...
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