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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Preview - Leinster v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 07 September
A trip to Dublin awaits Cardiff Blues on Friday as they travel to the RDS to take on Leinster in the second Guinness Pro14 encounter of the season. After last weekend's 10-20 loss to Edinburgh at the Arms Park there will need to be a backlash in the form of a drastically better performance. A...
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RFC Round Up
Dan Pearce | 07 September
The Principality Premiership kicked off last weekend, and it's fair to say that Cardiff RFC have got off to a flier under new head coach Steve Law.Two wins in two games sees the blue and blacks sat comfortably in second place of the Welsh Premiership's east division, just behind Law's old side of...
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Oh What A Tangled Web...
CF10 Rugby Trust | 06 September
Two weeks ago a meeting of Cardiff Athletic Club rugby section was held in order to try and update members on progress (or rather, the lack of) on the redevelopment of Cardiff Arms Park. Though the meeting was sometimes confused and confusing, it was brave attempt to at least involve members in...
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Cardiff Blues 10-20 Edinburgh
Dan Pearce | 04 September
There is often a tagline that is associated with being a Cardiff Blues fan, 'it's the hope that kills you'. This is true, more often than not, however it's not something that's been thought after 60 minutes of the first game of the season before. As Cardiff limped towards a disappointing opening...
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