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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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Land Rover become new Principal Partners

Today’s announcement was made in the grounds of Cardiff Castle, as the full Cardiff Blues squad were joined by representatives from each of the 75 grassroots rugby clubs that make up the region. Youngsters from the regional clubs were invited to take part in a festival of rugby within the Castle grounds, run by coaches and players from Cardiff Blues. …

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John pleased with 7s learning curve

Wales Capital Region let a 12-0 lead slip as they lost their cup semi-final to Sale Sharks and dropped into the plate. But they won their next two games against English giants Northampton Saints and Harlequins to leave the Ricoh Arena with silverware. John, who spent several years as a coach with Wales 7s, joined Richard Hodges to lead the …

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Jenkins salutes squad effort

An opening defeat to Sale Shark saw Wales’ Capital Region exit the cup competition but they romped past Northampton Saints to reach the Plate final. They were without inspirational captain Adam Thomas for the final against Harlequins and Jenkins leaded the side in his absence. And the Wales 7s star was delighted to play his part in a thrilling fightback, …

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