Time is ticking
CF10 Rugby Trust | 07 December 2017
Transfer silly season is now well underway, with players and coaches making big decisions on where they will be plying their trade come September next year. As more money comes into the game, the rugby transfer market slides closer to that of football, and rumours start earlier and earlier. At the...
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Martin Hughes | 29 November 2017
There is little doubt, as the current Autumnal series stutters to an all-too-predictable crescendo, something is missing here in Wales. It is deeper than the annual defeats to Australia and New Zealand and the torpid plod against a Tier 2 side, as an aside just how terrific were the Georgian pack?...
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Sport Is Not War
CF10 Rugby Trust | 11 November 2017
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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CAP – The good, the bad and the cojones
Huw Jones | 21 October 2017
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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Don’t be the same, be better.
Martin Hughes | 16 October 2017
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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Miles to go before we sleep
Martin Hughes | 28 September 2017
These are interesting times, it seems on the face of it the Chinese curse holds true. Cardiff rugby finds itself again at the centre of the Welsh game and again for off-field reasons. It would be churlish to cling to the adage that there is no such thing as bad news; let's be frank losing Danny...
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Danny Wilson
CF10 Rugby Trust | 27 September 2017
So, it's out there, Danny Wilson will be leaving the Cardiff Blues next summer after opting not to take up the final year of his contract, amid ongoing financial issues. We said a few weeks ago that 2017 would be the most crucial of all the crucial years in the history of Cardiff Rugby so far, and...
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Huw Jones | 11 September 2017
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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It never gets easier, you just get better ….
Martin Hughes | 10 September 2017
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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Oh What A Tangled Web...
CF10 Rugby Trust | 06 September 2017
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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Supporters Direct Interview
CF10 Rugby Trust | 29 August 2017
Our very own David Allen interviewed for Supporters Direct
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Let's pack the CAP
CF10 Rugby Trust | 18 August 2017
Exactly 92 days after the 2016/17 season ended against Stade Francais in Paris, rugby has returned for Cardiff Blues fans as pre-season gets underway with a trip to London Scottish, before Exeter are welcomed to the Arms Park next Friday. It's been a long summer of cheering on the Lions and...
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