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Allen starts in Rugby World Cup opener

Wales welcome back Scarlets duo Liam Williams and Samson Lee to the international stage for their tie against Uruguay on Sunday at the Millennium Stadium (kick-off 14:30). The pair return from injury to line up in an exciting starting XV to take on the South Americans. Williams starts at full-back and will form a back-three alongside Alex Cuthbert and Hallam …

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Cardiff Blues team up with Alzheimer’s Society

There are 3,726 people living with dementia in Cardiff and 45,000 people across Wales. Alzheimer’s Society fund services that support people living with dementia, their families and carers. These include day care and home care for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring. Richard Holland, Chief …

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Leinster Rugby 23 Cardiff Blues 15

Cardiff Blues made Leinster battle hard for the victory despite Leo Cullen’s side dominating possession for most of the match. The Irish men gave away a number penalties allowing Patchell to kick three penalties in the first half of the game. Patchell showed the power of his boot by kicking two penalties from within the Cardiff Blues half. In a …

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Dacey returns for Leinster away trip

Dacey has been away with the Welsh set-up throughout pre-season, but now returns to the team as Head Coach Danny Wilson makes a total of three charges to his side. Prop Craig Mitchell comes in at tighthead, with Taufa’ao Filise ruled out, to pack down alongside Dacey and loosehead prop Sam Hobbs. The other change comes in the back line …

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Wilson: Team is ready to hit the road

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With BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park being transformed into an Official Fanzone for the Rugby World Cup, Wilson and his men are now away from home until early November. First up is Leinster away at the RDS on Saturday evening (kick-off 5.15pm) and Wilson has reiterated his desire to see his squad rise to the challenge and believes a good …

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Cardiff Blues 15/16 season new kit

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The latest home shirt takes a more modern approach on the classic Cardiff Blues hoops. The shirt features blue pin stripes on navy, complemented by blue sleeves. The alternate shirt is in crisp white with navy detail. The shirt continues the modern design and features a double pinstripe in navy, created using the chevron from the Cardiff Blues crest. Canterbury’s …

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Patchell: We can’t be daunted by RDS visit

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Patchell – fresh from his hat-trick of tries against Zebre Rugby on day one – is all set to pull on the No.10 jersey once more for the trip to Dublin. Cardiff Blues will come up against an Irish province still smarting from opening day defeat to Edinburgh and keen to make amends on home soil. And Patchell believes Cardiff …

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Turnbull signs new contract extension

Wales international Turnbull – who has won seven caps for his country – was in contract until the end of the current season and has now put pen to paper on a new deal until at least 2018. Turnbull – who scored a superb hat-trick on the opening day of the new Guinness PRO12 season against Zebre – has been …

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Cardiff Blues 61 Zebre Rugby 13

A fast and furious first half saw Josh Navidi (2), Tom James – on his return – and Aled Summerhill all cross the whitewash to give Blues a commanding 20-6 half-time lead and the try bonus point. Rhys Patchell grabbed an explosive nine-minute hat-trick to light up the start of the second half. Summerhill grabbed his second of the game …

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Wilson thrilled as Blues show ruthless edge

Rhys Patchell and Josh Turnbull both grabbed nine-minute hat-tricks while Aled Summerhill and Josh Navidi got a brace and Tom James marked his return with a score. The result saw Blues eclipse the region’s previous highest score on home soil in the league and also number of tries scored in a Guinness PRO12 game. And Wilson now wants his players …

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