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Geraint Thomas: Tour de France hero’s welcome home to Cardiff

Geraint Thomas

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas will be welcomed home to Cardiff later on Thursday, with thousands of people expected on the streets of the capital. The 32-year-old will be congratulated by First Minister Carwyn Jones at the Senedd at 16:25 BST before a celebration outside Cardiff Castle. Thomas became the first Welshman to win the gruelling 21-stage race after …

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Cardiff Arms Park to go cashless

cardiff arms pitch

From next week the iconic ground will become a predominantly cashless facility to enhance customer experience and improve security. All public bars, the car park and Cardiff Blues shop will become entirely cashless to ensure a more efficient and secure transaction with electronic payments. To facilitate those with cash on match-days, there will be cash exchange points on both sides …

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Community team take cage to Active Merthyr

cardiff blues tackle cage

As well as running kids camps at Cardiff Arms Park throughout the week, the community team hosted sessions in Merthyr with both the inflatable tackle cage and European Challenge Cup in attendance. More than 1,000 visitors attended the event at the Active Merthyr Village, many getting their first taste of rugby. The event was designed to get locals active and …

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South terrace to be split

South terrace

Traditionally, supporters have been able to access any part of the terrace but to allow the iconic ground to operate at its optimum capacity, members are asked to notify the club whether they want to stand in the East (Clubhouse End) or West (Taff End) side of the enclosure. Changes will take effect from the Guinness PRO14 opener against Leinster …

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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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