Cardiff Blues 24-21 Cheetahs
Dan Pearce | 01 October
A second Friday night win in a week saw Cardiff Blues jump to fourth in the Guinness Pro14's Conference A as Cheetahs were dispatched at the Arms Park. It was a very different performance to that of last week though, as the home side were forced to come from behind to secure four points and may be...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Cheetahs
Dan Pearce | 27 September
For the second week in a row Cardiff Blues welcome rivals from the Guinness Pro14's Conference A to the Arms Park on a Friday night as Cheetahs make the trip to the Welsh capital. It follows last week's bonus point win over Munster that got the season up and running after three successive late...
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Cardiff Rugby round-up: Miserable Saturday saved by the Women again
Dan Pearce | 27 September
Saturday afternoon was a miserable affair right across South Wales as Autumn arrived thanks to the rain and cold. For the Cardiff teams in action, RFC and Blues A, it seemed to put a real dampener on player spirits and they did little to give hardy supporters in Carmarthen or at the Arms Park...
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Cardiff Blues 37-13 Munster
Dan Pearce | 23 September
For the second season in a row, Cardiff Blues have waited until round four of the Guinness Pro14 to get their first win of the campaign, and have done it against Irish opposition. After the last-gasp defeats in matches against Leinster, Benetton and Zebre, the pressure was on head coach John...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Munster
Dan Pearce | 21 September
Guinness Pro14 action returns to the Arms Park this weekend as Munster arrive to take on a Cardiff Blues side still hunting for their first win of the season. It follows two weeks in Italy which have seen John Mulvihill's men come away with just two losing bonus points after consecutive late...
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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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