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Cardiff Arms Park to go cashless

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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

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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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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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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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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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Cardiff Blues clinch thrilling Plate final

A disappointing opening defeat to Sale Sharks saw the Blues drop put of the cup but they went all the way – winning five from six in total during the series. They faced a strong Harlequins outfit, one of the favourites to win the tournament, but showed an abundance of grit and determination to take the spoils. Richard Hodges and …

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