A Plea for Sanity
Steve Coombs | 04 December 2022
The communities of South Wales were built on coal, metal ore, religious revival and rugby football. The first two brought wealth and people. The third helped forge those people into communities. The fourth provided the means by which those people could conquer the world.
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Supporter Advisor Q&A
CF10 Rugby Trust | 14 November 2022
David Allen, the Cardiff Rugby Supporter Advisor, will be holding a supporters Q&A on Thursday 24 November at 19:00 via Zoom. All supporters of Cardiff rugby are welcome to attend
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Programme Notes (Stormers)
CF10 Rugby Trust | 23 October 2022
In 1983, for their annual Easter Saturday clash with Cardiff, the Barbarians selected two very special South African players.
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Programme Notes (Dragons)
CF10 Rugby Trust | 16 October 2022
125 years ago almost to this very day, on 16th of October 1897, Cardiff travelled to the Rhondda Valley to play Llwynypia.
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Programme Notes (Munster)
CF10 Rugby Trust | 18 September 2022
Hello and welcome back for the 147th season of Cardiff Rugby as we kick off the 2022/23 campaign with the visit of Munster.
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At Least Nero Fiddled
Martin Hughes | 21 August 2022
It’s just over a month before the season starts. Playing budgets are still bafflingly unresolved and subject to, we are told, interminable intense debate. In most rugby nations this would be an unprecedented crisis. In Wales it is now all too predictable.
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Cardiff RFC get new era off to a strong start
CF10 Rugby Trust | 25 October 2021
It's been a very solid start to the season for Cardiff as Steve Law's men head into a weekend off sitting second in the Indigo Group Premiership Cup's eastern pool just two points behind leaders Newport. With this Cup competition preceding the start of the Indigo Group Premiership proper in early...
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The Roaring Twenties (2)
Steve Coombs | 25 July 2021
It’s part of the function of time that heroes become slowly forgotten. Memories erode. Great feats are surpassed. Players who would have been household names and beloved by the supporters who packed CAP’s terraces are now largely forgotten. A necessary function of time but nonetheless tragic.
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The Roaring Twenties (1)
Steve Coombs | 24 July 2021
A long period where rugby had been disrupted. The aftermath of a global pandemic. The unresolved issue of the club’s long term future at Cardiff Arms Park. The strange situation where for a time two XVs had been branded as the first team of Cardiff Rugby.
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CF10 Rugby Trust | 26 January 2021
That’s quite a statement to make during a pandemic, surely that’s an exaggeration? While no sporting body in the world could have anticipated the pandemic and its impact, their leadership role in addressing the problems faced by the game, especially the professional game, is their responsibility....
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CF10 Rugby Trust | 14 November 2020
Around 2011, the then Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, in a meeting arranged by Sport Wales, met with Chief Executives of Welsh National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGB). The Governor was on his annual tour of the UK and wanted to know how the crash of 2008 was impacting upon one of his...
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Second Half Report: The Lockdown Shield: Cardiff Dream XV v. Cardiff Blues Ultimate XV
CF10 Rugby Trust | 25 April 2020
  The Lockdown Shield: Cardiff Dream XV v. Cardiff Blues Ultimate XV Second Half Report Leo Tolstoy wrote that time and patience were the two most powerful warriors - and this was surely the message ringing in the All Blue ears as they ran down the tunnel for the second half.  From a long-...
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