“If you’re going to find a silver lining, it’s got to be a cloudy day”
Simon Jones | 15 August 2017
“If you’re going to find a silver lining, it’s got to be a cloudy day” Kacey Musgraves It’s been a pretty bleak off season for Cardiff Blues fans. Aside from Captain Sam’s performances for the Lions, it’s been a case of reports about a threatened future, players signing and then being released...
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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016-17 season?
CF10 Rugby Trust | 09 August 2017
Test your memory in our just-for-fun quiz...
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Pro12 Expansion
CF10 Rugby Trust | 27 July 2017
The time for change is approaching in the Pro12. South African teams are all set to join the league in time for the season starting in September, and they should be embraced. It's something for fans to feel positive about. It's long been talked about that the Kings and Cheetahs were looking to...
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What's In A Name II
Derek Redwood | 20 July 2017
There has been a lot of speculation recently about the possibility of dropping the Cardiff name as part of the need to embrace a wider geographical area for regional rugby. I ask myself why that should be either desirable or necessary
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'Change is the only constant' - A Brief History of the Pro 12
Andrew Collins | 18 July 2017
The widely misattributed Heraclitus ‘quote’ should perhaps be the slogan for the Pro 12... Or Pro 14… as we once again face a raft of alterations and new teams as the league seeks additional finances. In what should be a shock move, the Pro 12, formerly known as the Celtic League, looks like it...
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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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