Cardiff Blues 37-12 Zebre
Dan Pearce | 07 June 2021
Cardiff signed off the 'Blues' name with a bonus point win over Zebre at the Arms Park, although it was a frustrating evening to round off the Rainbow Cup as captain's challenges and TMO referrals led to a tough-to-watch second half. Dai Young had largely stuck with the side that had played the...
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Zebre
Dan Pearce | 04 June 2021
The Cardiff Blues era comes to an end on Saturday in what many might see as a suitably fitting manner, a dead rubber in a meaningless competition as Zebre visit the Arms Park. After 18 years the 'Blues' moniker will be dropped as we properly embrace the club's heritage and try to harness that and...
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Munster 31-27 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 31 May 2021
Cardiff Blues' hopes of Rainbow Cup success are over after defeat at Munster means the wait for a win at Thomond Park goes on. After back-to-back victories over Dragons and Scarlets, director of rugby Dai Young had named a strong side to travel to Limerick, with only two changes to the starting XV...
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Preview: Munster v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 28 May 2021
Cardiff Blues head on the road for the final time this season as we head for Limerick to face Munster in the penultimate round of the Rainbow Cup. It is the first time the competition has extended beyond derbies, and after back-to-back wins over Dragons and Scarlets, Dai Young’s men are sixth in...
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Scarlets 28-29 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 16 May 2021
  Cardiff Blues secured a bonus point win, and a third victory for the season, over the Scarlets but had to claw it out from the jaws of defeat after almost letting a 17-point lead slip....
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Preview: Scarlets v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 15 May 2021
The Welsh derby section of the Rainbow Cup comes to a close on Saturday afternoon as Cardiff Blues travel west to face Scarlets, 3pm kick-off....
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Cardiff Blues 17-16 Dragons
Dan Pearce | 10 May 2021
Cardiff Blues got a first Rainbow Cup win on Sunday afternoon as Dai Young's men overcame a spell down to 13 men to beat the Dragons at the Arms Park....
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Preview: Cardiff Blues v Dragons
Dan Pearce | 09 May 2021
The second round of the Rainbow Cup sees Cardiff Blues return to the Arms Park for the first time since March as the Dragons are welcomed to the capital on Sunday, 1pm kick-off. After beating Scarlets with a bonus point in round one, Dean Ryan's men are the best placed Welsh side to compete in...
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Ospreys 36-14 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 26 April 2021
An experimental Cardiff Blues side were well beaten by the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday evening as the Rainbow Cup got underway in Wales. Dai Young had taken the opportunity to have a look at a number of players around the fringes of the senior squad having recently signed a long-...
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Preview: Ospreys v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 23 April 2021
The Rainbow Cup gets underway this weekend, although not even close to as originally advertised, with Cardiff Blues not making any trips to South Africa and instead heading to the less exotic location of Swansea for a clash with the Ospreys. With the Sharks, Lions, Bulls and Stormers prevented...
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London Irish 41-35 Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 03 April 2021
Cardiff Blues somehow managed to throw away a 12-point lead with less than 10 minutes to go against 14-man London Irish to crash out of the European Challenge Cup at the Brentford Community Stadium. Up against the Exiles who are currently sixth in the Gallagher Premiership and were welcoming the...
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Preview: London Irish v Cardiff Blues
Dan Pearce | 02 April 2021
Cardiff Blues make a first trip to the Brentford Community Stadium on Friday evening for a European Challenge Cup round of 16 clash with London Irish. It will be the fifth time that the sides have met in European competition, with Cardiff currently 3-1 up against the English side. After doing the...
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