The One That Got Away: A Review of the 2016/17 Season
CF10 Rugby Trust | 17 July 2017
The 2016/17 season was a typically Cardiff Blues affair in many ways. It promised much, built hopes early on, crushed them over-and-over again, before just planting a seed of optimism in our minds that maybe next season will be the season of progress. Reasons for the mid-season collapse have been...
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A Level Playing Field?
CF10 Rugby Trust | 28 June 2017
So when Rodney Parade gets its new pitch, will we see equal WRU investments in Cardiff, Swansea and Llanelli?
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Cardiff Blues Website
CF10 Rugby Trust | 21 June 2017
How a business presents itself in an increasingly digital world is crucial and an important determinant of how successful it is. In this blog we take a quick look at Cardiff Blues’ website against the background of our recent suggestions as to how a professional regional rugby club needs to market...
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Cardiff Blues, Star Wars and Carl Jung
CF10 Rugby Trust | 16 June 2017
So what have Cardiff Blues, Star Wars and Carl Jung, the psychologist, got in common
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In Search of Love and Governance at Cardiff Arms Park
CF10 Rugby Trust | 13 June 2017
In this blog we look at the importance of having the right people on the Board. People who can represent the shareholders and stakeholders of the club. People who understand the importance of governance, strategic thinking, organisational culture and leadership.
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What is Regional Rugby? (2) The Supporter "Pathway"
CF10 Rugby Trust | 02 June 2017
A mini-essay in which we consider how to make more people feel engaged with Cardiff regional rugby.
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What is Regional Rugby? (1) The Player Pathway
CF10 Rugby Trust | 01 June 2017
A blog in which we look at and consider the role of the Cardiff Capital Region in player development.
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So Regions it is, finally – Or is it?
CF10 Rugby Trust | 24 May 2017
Back in March 2014, David Moffett advocated this type of structure with 5 regions across Wales; the four current pro regions plus the semi-pro North Wales region. This needs to be resurrected and not dismissed because of any personal antagonism which some still have towards Moffo.
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What does the future hold for Cardiff Blues?
CF10 Rugby Trust | 18 May 2017
In this blog we explore the possible financial scenarios which face the club and what the likely actions will be of those that have influence on future decisions. The seriousness of this situation cannot be underestimated.
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Look Before You Leap
CF10 Rugby Trust | 14 May 2017
A blog in which we consider the benefits of rashness over economics - a potentially dull read of more than 140 characters, but one that we hope you’ll stick with.
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The Truth Is Out There…
CF10 Rugby Trust | 09 May 2017
Who said that AGMs are boring? Well last night’s meeting of Cardiff Blues Ltd. was for around half an hour until it came to the Q&A session when the Chair of the Board, Peter Thomas, revealed to the club’s shareholders that the WRU will take over the franchise of Cardiff Blues from 1st July...
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List of Cardiff Lions
David Allen | 24 April 2017
118 years and 58 Lions down the road, Cardiff Rugby remains the premier provider of players to this most venerable of rugby traditions. Heritage in action, history as narrative & another golden seam sewn into the planet.
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