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A floating football pitch for Cardiff Bay as part of the Champions League

Champions league floating pitch

Marc Diaper works for Coffi Co coffeehouse in Cardiff Bay. They have been viewing the pitch being assembled all day. While there is generally a football pitch constructed as a part of the festival, this particular one is the first floating pitch that has been created. On Friday, June 2, it will hold the Ultimate Champions Match showcasing footballing legends. …

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Shingler happy with Cardiff Blues debut

The fly-half pulled on his new jersey for the first time in Friday’s pre-season friendly and while it was a 38-28 defeat, Shingler was pleased with his personal performance. He scored a try and created another as the Blues battled back and he was singled out for particular praise by Danny Wilson post match. Now he is determined to build …

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Bradbury captains Wales Under-18s

Bradbury is one of 11 players from Wales’ Capital Region selected for the opening clash against South Africa Schools. Following today’s clash in City Park Stadium in Cape Town, they will then play Italy at Bishops College on Tuesday before taking on SA Schools A at Paarl Boys High School next Saturday. Wales U18 head coach Geraint Lewis, said: “South …

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Wilson pleased with fightback

Wales’ Capital Region were blown away in the opening quarter of their first pre-season friendly and made to pay as Newport Gwent Dragons bagged four tries in half an hour. The Blues trailed 21-7 at the break but were much improved in the second half and responded with tries from Steve Shingler, Josh Navidi and Dan Fish. Wilson said: “It …

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Newport Gwent Dragons 38 Cardiff Blues 28

Head coach Danny Wilson named a squad containing a blend of youth and experience for the Rodney Parade clash, with the intention to give all players an opportunity during pre-season. They came up against a close to full-strength Newport Gwent Dragons outfit, who beat RGC 1404 last weekend, and got off to a slugglish start. Wales’ Capital Region trailed 31-7 …

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THE BLUEBIRD | DON'T MISS EDITION ONE!

The 2016/17 Sky Bet Championship campaign has arrived, with City’s first home game of the season taking place this Sunday at Cardiff City Stadium! We’re pleased to confirm that The Bluebird is back for ‘16/17, and it will still be on sale around CCS for the same price of just £3. The title is the same, but having taken on-board …

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BLUEBIRDS EXIT EFL CUP AT MEMORIAL STADIUM

Cardiff City arrived at the Memorial Stadium for the final match of Round One of the 2016/17 EFL Cup, knowing that a win over Bristol Rovers would give them a Second Round tie away to Scunthorpe United. The Bluebirds began the match with intent, pushing their attacking wing-backs up to pin the Gas in their own half. Snappy passing between …

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Cardiff Blues team to face Dragons

Cardiff Blues take on their near neighbours and Bristol as they gear up for their renewed assault on the Guinness PRO12, with an emphasis on giving the entire squad opportunities before the big kick-off. Wilson has named a 26-man squad, captained by Matthew Rees and with 14 of the starting players featuring for the first team last season. New signings …

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EFL CUP SECOND ROUND DRAW ANNOUNCED

The Round Two draw of this season’s EFL Cup has drawn Cardiff City away to Scunthorpe United, if the Bluebirds beat Bristol Rovers on Thursday, 11th August. The EFL Cup Round Two fixture will take place on the week commencing Monday, 22nd August. Further details will be provided in due course.

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Thomas ready to lead 7s charge again

Former Wales 7s captain Thomas has played more than 30 World Rugby 7s Series tournaments, reaching a World Cup quarter-final in 2013, but the Cardiff Blues man is intent on replicating the success of regional rivals Newport Gwent Dragons by clinching Singha 7s glory. Wales’ Capital Region are utilising every ounce of experience at their disposal, with Wales 7s core …

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