The official website of Cardiff Blues, a regional Welsh rugby team. Get latest scores and headlines sent straight to your phone, sign-up to our newsletter and learn where to find us on online. The Cardiff Rugby Club Former Players Association was formed in the early 1970’s with Colin Howe, Stan Bowes and John Nelson the founder members. Continue reading. Colin Jackson investigates eating disorders in British sport. The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Cardiff RFC chairman Chris Norman believes his Blues counterpart Alun … All rights reserved, Choose language Since rugby restarted for Cardiff Blues after lockdown there have been a number of standout performances that have helped us. Williams, who took over the captaincy at half-time when Gethin Jenkins was forced off, added: "You look at the guys who scored the tries; Bradley, Leigh Halfpenny and Jamie Roberts were home-grown talent who'd come through our system, so that was brilliant. There may be doubt over South Africa’s readiness for possible participation in the Rugby Championship but one player who would be ready to front any Springbok challenge if required is Ulster No 8... Munster have made it two from two with their victory over Edinburgh this weekend. The World Champion Springboks have withdrawn from the Rugby Championship, according to a report by Liam Napier at the New Zealand Herald. Stat Attack: A strong start. "We didn't lose too many to the international stage," said Williams. "We wanted to be in the Champions Cup, but the experience that day is without doubt a highlight of my club career.". LATEST NEWS. Selection for the Wales team is always a contentious issue, ... (Cardiff) A true Cardiff clubman who came through the youth ranks. D. Malcolm Dacey; Tom Danter; Dickie David; Adrian Davies; Alban Davies; Barry Davies (Cardiff RFC rugby player) Charles Lynn Davies; Cliff Davies (rugby player) "With Xavier, Paul Tito and myself there were so many leaders on the pitch, that was a big part of it. The... Exeter Chiefs lifted the  Champions Cup for the first time after a breathtaking final at Ashton Gate, holding off Racing 92 to... Scotland will get their first taste of international rugby after 229 days when they tackle Georgia on Saturday evening but are looking forward to reclaiming their pre-lockdown form. Cardiff Rugby Museum; NEWS. Fixtures and Results; Tables; Statistics. After thumping Newcastle 55-20 and edging victory away to Wasps, the Mediterranean coast beckoned. "It was a key moment, they didn't have a recognised number 10 on the bench and the balance of the game shifted, we really took control with three tries on the bounce," said Rees. ... Our congratulations go to Gethin Jenkins on being added to Wayne Pivac’s coaching team with Wales. Round 1 of the new Pro14 season kicked off this past weekend with some good displays from players who have had precious little time to rest after the conclusion of the 2019-20 instalment. "There was a core who would stay behind and run the culture and the club, so getting the right three or four overseas guys can make a massive difference. Pages in category "Cardiff Blues players" The following 156 pages are in this category, out of 156 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). "It all costs money and in Wales we've probably gone away from that. "For all four regions, it's about striking the balance and you've got to spend time in recruitment," Rees said. See our. Cardiff Blues secured an impressive 29-7 bonus point over Connacht at Rodney Parade on Saturday night to make it two. Top Stories. They defeated a multi-national Toulon outfit 28-21 to lift the Challenge Cup on a dramatic afternoon in Marseille. The aim of the Association is to promote and foster the game of Rugby, to encourage the Former Players of Cardiff Rugby Football Club to further their contact with the parent … Continue reading "Cardiff RFC Former Players Association" Read about our approach to external linking. Also, don’t miss a second of City’s matches throughout the 2020/21 season - to follow all the live action see our list of subscription packages below. "We had quality foreigners and a good young Welsh bunch coming through, a good balance and a very honest group, and it showed in that successful two or three years we had," said Rees. Home . Cardiff Blues' 2010 Challenge Cup win ended a 15-year wait for a European trophy. For the last couple of years Gethin has. Management Team; Academy Squad; ... How To Support Us; Affiliated Clubs Match Days Disability Sport Blues Experience Rugby Camps Land Rover Cup. Both Rees and Williams are honest enough to admit that Wilkinson's exit through injury early in the second half helped the Blues cause. 选择语言. We're striving for it, that's the goal.". Ultimate Rugby Players, News, Fixtures and Live Results. Register today to keep up to date with Cardiff Blues news, ticket information, offers and competitions, including selected promotions from official club partners, Cardiff Blues, Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate Street, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 1JA In the current climate,... Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has named seven uncapped players in his 38-man squad for Wales’ upcoming autumn campaign. For those of us present in Marseille in May 2010, the occasion still stands as a moment to cherish in Welsh rugby. "Dai had been through a lot early in his coaching career so he more than anyone deserved that success, he'd learned how to win tournaments.". "We knew it was going to be special when we went there for the team run the night before," said Rees. We were a fit team under Dai Young, it wasn't an overnight success, but from 2007 to 2010 we would have backed ourselves against anyone in Europe. Pro 14 Preview - Cardiff Blues v Connacht 4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby. Also, don’t miss a second of City’s matches throughout the 2020/21 season - to follow all the live action see our list of subscription packages below. Round 2 of the Pro 14 turned out one major surprise with Cardiff convincingly pulling one over Connacht. Scrum-half Richie Rees recalls the atmosphere that day in Marseille. The All Blacks claimed a 1-0 advantage in the Bledisloe Cup as they battled to a 27-7 victory over the Wallabies at Eden Park.