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Tag Archives: Rugby

RUSSELL: WE SHOWED GREAT CHARACTER

After Cardiff City’s last gasp 3-2 victory over Brentford, Russell Slade spoke to the assembled press and media at Cardiff City Stadium to give his thoughts on the game. Having established a two goal lead, the Bluebirds’ manager admitted that his side should have closed the game out sooner. Nevertheless, Russell expressed his delight that City found their winner late …

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Prop ace Ma’afu joins Cardiff Blues

Powerhouse Ma’afu links up with Cardiff Blues with immediate effect – subject to the normal visa process – after a spell with French Top 14 giants Toulon. The talented 32-year-old – who has won 14 international caps for the Wallabies – has also had spells at Northampton Saints, where he won the English Premiership and European Challenge Cup, the ACT …

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Jenkins belief in long-term vision

Jenkins, who has played 49 times for Cardiff Blues, has come through the rugby pathway at the region after starting as a 15-year-old. Seven years on and Jenkins, 22, has put pen to paper on a new contract and revealed the reasons why playing under the guidance of Danny Wilson was crucial to his decision. “I have been at Cardiff …

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Smith to make Euro debut in France

Wales Under-20 ace Smith, who has made 14 appearances for Cardiff Blues but never in European action, is called into the starting line-up for the Challenge Cup encounter as Head Coach Danny Wilson makes five changes to the side that defeated the French side last week. Scrum half Tavis Knoyle is the other change in the back division where he …

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REPORT: CARDIFF CITY 3-2 BRENTFORD

The Bluebirds overcame promotion rivals Brentford in dramatic fashion, Kenwyne Jones’ late strike proving the difference between the teams in a 3-2 victory. CITY SEIZE CONTROL The opening exchanges took place mainly in the Brentford half, with Cardiff earning two opportunities in quick succession. First, Anthony Pilkington’s looping header agonizingly clipped the top of the cross bar. This was followed …

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Wilson: We must raise the bar once more

Cardiff Blues head to the South of France for Thursday night’s big European Rugby Challenge Cup clash with qualification hopes still high. A stunning comeback 37-27 win over the powerful French side at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park last Friday night moved Wilson’s men back into second spot in the standings behind Harlequins. The Head Coach knows only victory may …

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SHAKIN' STEVENS IS COMING HOME FOR THE SALVATION ARMY

Cardiff City Football Club is delighted to announce that platinum-selling music icon, Shakin’ Stevens will be at Cardiff City Stadium ahead of the Bluebirds’ home clash with Brentford on Tuesday, 15th December. In conjunction with – and in support of  – The Salvation Army, Cardiff-born Shaky will take to the Cardiff City Stadium turf ahead of our pre-Christmas fixture to …

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Back row star Jenkins signs new deal

Jenkins – regarded as one of the brightest young prospects in Welsh rugby – has impressed throughout the current season with a number of eye-catching displays. The 22-year-old – who captained Wales Under-20s to the runners-up spot in the Junior World Championships in France in 2013 – has made a total of 49 appearances for Cardiff Blues. Head Coach Danny …

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