Cardiff Rugby round-up: Wins for Cardiff Blues Women and Cardiff RFC, but Cardiff Blues A struggle
Dan Pearce | 20 September
As the Cardiff Blues first team fell to their third defeat of the season, Cardiff RFC avoided a similar fate with a win over arch-rivals Newport RFC at the Arms Park. Losses against Merthyr and Llandovery had got the campaign off to a less than ideal start for the Blue and Blacks, but they bounced...
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Zebre 26-24 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 17 September
Three weeks, three last minute losses. Cardiff Blues are still winless and the performances seem to be getting worse as we went down to Zebre in Parma on Saturday night. On the back of the Benetton disappointment last week John Mulvihill rang the changes as Dillon Lewis, Josh Navidi, Olly Robinson...
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Preview: Zebre v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 15 September
Saturday night sees Cardiff Blues mini-Italian tour come to an end as we take on Zebre at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi looking to bounce back from last week's defeat at the hands of Benetton. It was the second last-gasp defeat suffered by John Mulvihill's men in a week, as a five-point lead going...
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Cardiff RFC still hunting for first victory
Dan Pearce | 10 September
It's been a tough start to the season for Cardiff RFC who have fallen to successive defeats to kick off this all-important Principality Premiership campaign. Things couldn't have got much more difficult in the first week as reigning double Premiership champions Merthyr made the trip down the A470...
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Benetton 27-25 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 09 September
Cardiff Blues fell to a second successive late defeat as Tommaso Allan kicked a conversion with the last kick of the game to hand Benetton the victory. It comes after Leinster scored a try in the last five minutes of our round one game at the Arms Park, leaving John Mulvihill with just bonus...
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Preview: Benetton Rugby v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 08 September
The second week of 2018/19 Guinness Pro14 action sees Cardiff Blues head on the road for the first time this season to take on Benetton in Treviso. It is the first part of the 'Italian Job', with Zebre in Parma to be played next week, as John Mulvihill's men face two crucial games despite the...
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Cardiff Blues 32-33 Leinster Rugby
Dan Pearce | 03 September
There was an agonising defeat in John Mulvihill's first competitive game in charge at the Arms Park as Cardiff Blues threw away a 15-point lead on Friday night. It was billed as a 'battle of the European champions' with visitors Leinster arriving having won the Heineken Cup last season and...
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Cardiff RFC face tough start to the season
Dan Pearce | 01 September
The Principality Premiership's 2018/19 campaign gets underway this weekend, in what could be the most interesting season of Premiership rugby yet. With the changes introduced to the player development pathway over the summer, the Premiership has been given the opportunity to forge a new path as...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Leinster Rugby
Dan Pearce | 31 August
For the first time since that famous night in Bilbao, European Challenge Cup champions Cardiff Blues return to action on Friday night as the Guinness Pro14 gets underway. The visitors had an even more successful end to the season though, as Leinster won both the Heineken Cup and the Pro14, taking...
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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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