Tag Archives: Rugby

Preview: Connacht v Cardiff Blues

Round four of the 2017/18 Guinness Pro14 sees Cardiff Blues make their second trip to Ireland in as many weeks, this time travelling to Galway to take on Connacht. After last week’s narrow 19-20 defeat to Glasgow at the Arms Park, there is a feeling that now is the time to register a first league […]

http://cardiffbluesblog.com/2017/09/22/preview-connacht-v-cardiff-blues/

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Ospreys v Munster team news: Tandy looks to Hook craft and names two Lions on the bench

The Welsh region are determined to bounce back from 31-10 loss against Glasgow via Wales http://ift.tt/2wgsfDK

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/09/15/ospreys-v-munster-team-news-tandy-looks-to-hook-craft-and-names-two-lions-on-the-bench/

Cruel injury news for Sam Warburton

Cardiff Blues and Wales flanker Sam Warburton suffered an injury blow today as it was confirmed he faces four months on the sidelines after neck surgery. It is a bitter disappointment for his region, as he will miss the first half of the season, and his country, with the injury ruling Warburton out of the […]

http://cardiffbluesblog.com/2017/09/12/cruel-injury-news-for-sam-warburton/

Sir Clive Woodward heaps praise on forgotten Wales No.10 Rhys Priestland as chief architect of Bath success

The former Scarlets outside-half has been outstanding in his club’s impressive start to the season via Wales http://ift.tt/2wUjnSM

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/09/11/sir-clive-woodward-heaps-praise-on-forgotten-wales-no-10-rhys-priestland-as-chief-architect-of-bath-success/

Gatland’s Law: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

“Gatland’s Law”: 2 words that can elicit a range of opinions from fans. The basic premise is that players can only be picked for the Welsh national team if they play their club rugby in Wales. Players who have signed new contracts outside of Wales since the law was brought in are ineligible unless they […]

https://eyesontheballblog.wordpress.com/2017/09/10/gatlands-law-the-good-the-bad-the-ugly/

How the six and a half Welshmen just performed in the biggest club game in England

It was a massive game in the Premiership, but there was plenty of Welsh involvement via Wales http://ift.tt/2eWBl0V

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/09/10/how-the-six-and-a-half-welshmen-just-performed-in-the-biggest-club-game-in-england/

Leinster 37-9 Cardiff Blues

It’s two losses in two games to start the Guinness Pro14 season for Cardiff Blues as they went down to a heavy defeat at the hands of Leinster in Dublin on Friday night. The scoreline did not fully reflect the game though, as there was only a seven point gap with 12 minutes to go, […]

http://cardiffbluesblog.com/2017/09/09/leinster-37-9-cardiff-blues/

Edinburgh 35-18 Dragons: Scots race away to bonus point win after controversial TMO decision

Gavin Henson scored all of the Dragons’ points at Myreside via Wales http://ift.tt/2eUyRA8

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/09/09/edinburgh-35-18-dragons-scots-race-away-to-bonus-point-win-after-controversial-tmo-decision/

Leinster 37-9 Cardiff Blues: Welsh region blown away in final quarter blitz

Danny Wilson’s men made a game of it for an hour before Leinster scored a flurry of tries towards the end via Wales http://ift.tt/2jbZstG

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/09/09/leinster-37-9-cardiff-blues-welsh-region-blown-away-in-final-quarter-blitz/