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BLUEBIRDS EXIT EFL CUP AT MEMORIAL STADIUM

Cardiff City arrived at the Memorial Stadium for the final match of Round One of the 2016/17 EFL Cup, knowing that a win over Bristol Rovers would give them a Second Round tie away to Scunthorpe United. The Bluebirds began the match with intent, pushing their attacking wing-backs up to pin the Gas in their own half. Snappy passing between …

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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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EFL CUP SECOND ROUND DRAW ANNOUNCED

The Round Two draw of this season’s EFL Cup has drawn Cardiff City away to Scunthorpe United, if the Bluebirds beat Bristol Rovers on Thursday, 11th August. The EFL Cup Round Two fixture will take place on the week commencing Monday, 22nd August. Further details will be provided in due course.

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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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EFL CUP ROUND TWO DRAW: DETAILS

The Round Two draw of this season’s EFL Cup will take place on Wednesday, 10th August 2016 on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports News HQ. Teams will learn the identity of their opponents immediately after the conclusion of the match between League Two Luton Town and Championship side Aston Villa at approximately 10.00pm. EFL teams that progress from Round …

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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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RALLS & CONNOLLY AT THE BEACH ON TUESDAY!

If you’re yet to visit us at the Cardiff Bay Beach – or if you fancy coming back a second time – then tomorrow (Tuesday, 9th August) could well be the day you do it! Between 3-4pm, Bluebirds Joe Ralls and Matthew Connolly will be dropping by to meet City fans, sign autographs and get in on those summer-selfies! Joe …

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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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