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Guinness PRO12 season kicks-off against Edinburgh

Wales Capital Region faced the Scottish outfit on the final weekend of the 2015-16 campaign and completed a double with a 21-17 win at Murrayfield. New for the forthcoming 2016/17 season, Championship organisers have designated six ‘Big Weekends’ across the season that will comprise of special intra-union derby matches as well as capitalising on the rivalry between the Italian and …

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Shanklin eager to see future stars

Shanklin will see the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series return to his former stomping ground, BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park, when they host the first leg of this year’s competition on July 22. Established first-teamers such as flyer Dan Fish have starred in the competition in the past, but Shanklin is most excited for the next batch of exhilarating youngsters …

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Supporters’ Club AGM 2016 and 2016/17 Membership

All members have been sent the papers and invitation to attend via email. Members who are unable to attend are reminded to submit their votes for Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year in advance via email to cardiffbluessupportersclub@hotmail.com. The votes will be counted at the meeting and the winners announced on Thursday. CBSC are always looking for …

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Sherratt hopes to blood new talent in 7s

Topping their group and reaching the semi-finals in 2014, the Welsh outfit reaped the benefits of their maiden appearance in the competition, narrowly losing out to eventual-winners Gloucester Rugby in the last four. And with the competition set to launch once again at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park, Sherratt and the Blues are anticipating a bristling night of action as …

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Macca breaks ground at Ronald McDonald House

The Cardiff Blues ace and 11-year-old Keynan Berry, who is being treated at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital, put on their hard hats and took up their spades to tackle the freshly prepared ground at the site opposite the hospital where the new 30 bedroom House is being built by construction company Willmott Dixon. Ronald McDonald House Cardiff is costing over …

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Fixtures confirmed for Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series

It is an exciting time for rugby 7s with the sport about to make its first appearance at the Olympic Games since 1924. And the Singha 7s, the only 7s tournament where all 12 Premiership Rugby clubs and the four Welsh regions compete, is the leading club event. After this year’s competition starts at Wales’ Capital Region on July 22, …

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Exclusive offer for On The Pitch

On Saturday the 16th of July, Kaiser Chiefs will take to the stage alongside Dizzee Rascal, Everything Everything, Nature and Tibet; whilst on Sunday the 17th of July, Simply Red headline with support from Ben Montague and Nathan Ball. These are the first concerts to be hosted by Glamorgan CCC. Get £10 off tickets with promo code THANKS https://tickets.glamorgancricket.com

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Wilson reacts to Challenge Cup draw

At today’s EPCR pool draw in Neuchatel, Switzerland, Wales’ Capital Region were top tier seeds and pooled with their cross-border rivals and Top 14 Pyrenees outfit Pau. There will be a sense of familiarity with Aviva Premiership newcomers Bristol, who are also pre-season opponents, with both head coach Danny Wilson and new backs coach Matt Sherratt previously enjoying stints at …

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Shingler sets sights on game time

The 25-year-old has moved east to Wales’ Capital Region following a three-year stint with the Scarlets. He hopes to secure more game-time at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park but knows competition will be fierce with Gareth Anscombe, Jarrod Evans and Matthew Morgan all capable of pulling on the fly-half jersey. Shingler said: “There’s real quality in that position, we will …

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Allen offers inspiration on 7s stage

The 23-year-old Wales international is currently training with the GB7s squad with the hope of getting selected for the side heading to Rio for this summer’s Olympic Games. Allen is a prime example of a man who has used the 7s format to launch an extremely promising rugby career, playing for the Wales national sevens squad on the 2012-13 World …

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