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EURO 2016 | GUNNAR & ICELAND REACH QUARTERS

PUBLISHED 09:00 28th June 2016 It was another momentous day for the Country of Iceland, and Cardiff City’s Aron Gunnarsson on June 27th, as Strákarnir okkar came from behind to knock England out of UEFA EURO 2016. Wayne Rooney‘s penalty kick gave England an early advantage in Nice, but their lead lasted a little under two minutes as a trademark …

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CARDIFF CITY :: THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME :: 100 YEARS ON

The Battle of the Somme began on July 1st, 1916, in the north-eastern region of France. With over one million men wounded or killed, the Battle is regarded as one of the bloodiest in history. Hundreds of footballers fought during the Battle, with many joining the famous ‘Footballers’ Battalion’, the 17th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, where whole teams signing up to …

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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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QPR, BLACKBURN & SHEFF WED FIXTURES RE-ARRANGED

Cardiff City’s opening match against Queens Park Rangers has been moved back. The Bluebirds will take on Bristol Rovers in EFL Cup action live on Sky Sports on Thursday 11th August, with our first home game of the 2016/17 campaign against QPR now taking place on Sunday, 14th August – 3pm kick-off. City’s trip to Sheffield Wednesday has also been …

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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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SECOND SUMMER SIGNING | GOUNONGBE JOINS CITY

PUBLISHED 12:30 1st July 2016 “Coming to the UK and playing my football here is a big challenge and I’m excited about performing in front of the Bluebirds fans. Having the club’s famous number nine shirt is a big responsibility for me, but I can’t wait to start pre-season and giving my best for the club.” Executive Director CEO Ken …

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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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Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series ticket details

The evening on Friday, July 22, will see the iconic rugby stadium host the four Welsh regions – Cardiff Blues, reigning champions Newport Gwent Dragons, the Ospreys and the Scarlets – with a carnival theme. It promises to be an action packed night of high-octane, running rugby in a summer of sevens. Tickets are priced at £5 for concessions and …

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Hodges and Wilson host regional coaches

As part of the continued professional development pathway within Wales’ Capital Region the coaches from the Blues Under-16s and Under-18s teams, the Dewar Shield and the Hub Officers assembled at the Vale Resort training base. They received an overview from Cardiff Blues head coach Wilson and Elite Performance Pathway Manager Hodges before pre-season strength and conditioning presentations from Dan Akenhead …

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