Munster 39-16 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 02 October
Cardiff Blues could not follow up last weekend’s first win of the season against Connacht as Munster scored 26 unanswered points after half-time, seeing us fall to a 39-16 defeat at Thomond Park. In the week after he announced he was leaving at the end of the season, head coach Danny Wilson was...
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Preview Munster V Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 30 September
After a long week of off-field news, it's finally time to return to what matters during a Pro14 season, playing rugby. A second Irish away trip in a week sees a trip to Thomond Park and the challenge of Munster, as Danny Wilson's men look to build on last Saturday's first win of the season over...
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Miles to go before we sleep
Martin Hughes | 28 September
These are interesting times, it seems on the face of it the Chinese curse holds true. Cardiff rugby finds itself again at the centre of the Welsh game and again for off-field reasons. It would be churlish to cling to the adage that there is no such thing as bad news; let's be frank losing Danny...
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Danny Wilson
Dan Pearce | 27 September
So, it's out there, Danny Wilson will be leaving the Cardiff Blues next summer after opting not to take up the final year of his contract, amid ongoing financial issues. We said a few weeks ago that 2017 would be the most crucial of all the crucial years in the history of Cardiff Rugby so far, and...
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Review - Connacht v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 25 September
Cardiff Blues registered our first win of the season courtesy of a superb late kick from Jarrod Evans against Connacht in the Galway wind on Saturday afternoon, as three weeks of re-building came to a head. Following defeats to Edinburgh, Leinster and Glasgow in the opening three rounds, it will no...
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Connacht Preview
Dan Pearce | 22 September
Round four of the 2017/18 Guinness Pro14 sees Cardiff Blues make their second trip to Ireland in as many weeks, this time travelling to Galway to take on Connacht. After last week's narrow 19-20 defeat to Glasgow at the Arms Park, there is a feeling that now is the time to register a first league...
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Double Header?
Dan Pearce | 21 September
Last Saturday was a fairly successful day on the field for Cardiff Rugby, as the RFC hammered Cross Keys 46-19, before the Blues returned to a level of competitiveness with a 19-20 defeat to Glasgow in a game they really should have won. Both teams are bringing through some hugely talented...
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Blues 19-20 Glasgow
Dan Pearce | 18 September
Cardiff Blues came within a point of getting the win on Friday night as a late penalty was put wide to hand Glasgow Warriors four points at the Arms Park, but this report will stop short of overdoing the 'three losses from three' or 'winless Cardiff' lines. After last week's heavy 37-9 defeat away...
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Cardiff Double Header Preview
Dan Pearce | 16 September
It's a Cardiff Rugby bonanza this Saturday as the Arms Park plays hosts to the RFC taking on Cross Keys in the Principality Premiership, before the Blues welcome Glasgow Warriors for a Guinness Pro14 encounter. With the first game kicking off at 13:00, there's a perfect few hours gap to experience...
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Huw Jones | 11 September
It’s the most crucial year since…..well, the last time we had a crucial year. Some will argue it’s the most crucial year in the club’s 140 year history. Others will say, that’s hyperbole and it’s only the most crucial year since 2003 or possibly 2009 when we made the ill-fated move to City Stadium...
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Leinster 37-9 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 11 September
There was a second loss in as many weeks for Cardiff Blues on Friday night, as we went down 37-9 to Leinster at the RDS Arena in Dublin following a last-quarter capitulation.Head coach Danny Wilson made six changes to the side which lost to Edinburgh the week before, bringing in Kieron Assiratti,...
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It never gets easier, you just get better ….
Martin Hughes | 10 September
Being a supporter in any sport is about belief, it is about refusing to admit to an invasion that turns a grain of doubt to a full-blown harvest, it is about exhilarating highs, crushing lows and the inability to ever truly leave it behind. The full range of emotions can often be experienced in one...
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