Cardiff Blues 36-30 Connacht
Dan Pearce | 27 November
Cardiff Blues jumped to fourth in the Guinness Pro14's Conference A with a narrow defeat over Connacht at the Arms Park on Friday night. In a seven-try thriller it was the hosts who came out on top thanks to some strong individual performances, a debut score from Owen Lane and the assured return...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Connacht
Dan Pearce | 24 November
The second phase of Guinness Pro14 fixtures begins this weekend as Cardiff Blues welcome Connacht to the Arms Park on Friday night, 19:35 kick-off. Although too early in the campaign to be a season defining game for Cardiff, there is no questioning it's importance in terms of position in...
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Sport Is Not War
CF10 Rugby Trust | 11 November
Since Ancient Greece the idea that sport was a form of war has been espoused, George Orwell once opined that sport was war but without the shooting, Ted Turner took this one step further by suggesting that sport was like war but without the killing. In the search for the hyperbolic zinger we find...
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Cardiff Blues 37-8 Zebre
Dan Pearce | 08 November
Cardiff Blues made it four wins in five games with a bonus-point win at the Arms Park over Zebre on Friday night to springboard off the bottom of Conference A. After a disappointing loss to Scarlets in the Welsh derby last week, Danny Wilson made a number of changes aside from the missing Wales...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Zebre
Dan Pearce | 04 November
Guinness Pro14 action returns to the Arms Park for the first time in a month on Saturday night as Cardiff Blues welcome Zebre to the capital for an all-important Conference A clash. With just two points separating the bottom four teams in the table, and Cardiff and Zebre having an identical win/...
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Scarlets 30-17 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 31 October
Cardiff Blues returned to Guinness Pro14 action with a 30-17 defeat to Scarlets in Llanelli on Saturday night, as a brave second-half comeback was blown by our own mistakes. After two wins against French opposition in the European Challenge Cup there was an air of almost confidence emanating from...
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Preview - Scarlets V Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 28 October
The Guinness Pro14 returns after a European break this weekend with another Welsh derby weekend, as Cardiff Blues make the long journey to west to Llanelli to face the Scarlets. Following on from last week's superb win away to Toulouse, Danny Wilson will want ensure his charges carry as much...
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Cardiff RFC v Newport
Dan Pearce | 27 October
Premiership action returns to the Arms Park on Friday night as Cardiff welcome the old foe Newport to the capital as the return fixtures in the Eastern Conference get underway. After a welcome two-week break for the Premiership Select XVs to kick-off their British and Irish Cup campaigns, Steve...
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Toulouse v Cardiff Blues - What a night!
Dan Pearce | 23 October
What a night! Cardiff Blues in yet another famous European win, this time over Toulouse at the Stade Ernest-Wallon. It may have been in the Challenge Cup, Europe's second tier, and it may only have been by two points, but in the context of the off-field saga surrounding the Arms Park at the moment...
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CAP – The good, the bad and the cojones
Huw Jones | 21 October
Never go on holiday. It all happens when you go away. The only surprise is that I’m surprised. How naïve can I be. Just when you think we have turned the corner at Cardiff Arms Park (CAP), the good become the bad; the bad become the good and Scrum V finds its cojones. As my Irish friend used to say...
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Preview - Toulouse V Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 19 October
Round two of the 2017/18 European Challenge Cup pool stages sees Cardiff Blues travel out to the Stade Ernest-Wallon for a game against Top14's third-placed side Toulouse.After last week's bonus-point win over Lyon at the Arms Park, Danny Wilson's men are sitting pretty at the top of pool two, but...
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Don’t be the same, be better.
Martin Hughes | 16 October
Just as dust that settles back after being disturbed ostensibly looks as it did before there are subtle differences in its pattern, so Cardiff rugby and more particularly its squad settles into an interesting time, a kind of Westgate St inspired Schrödinger’s CAP (I know, I know). Having previously...
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