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#Cardiff Blues

# cardiff-blues - Sunday 29 September, 2013

BOD's masterclass and Paulie roars back: Here are your Pro12 highlights

The try-scoring floodgates opened for Ulster but Connacht could not make it four Irish wins from four.

# cardiff-blues - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes

The Kiwi forwards coach had his pack primed and ready to control last night’s encounter with Cardiff.

# cardiff-blues - Friday 27 September, 2013

'Sublime' - Leinster coach raves about Brian O'Driscoll's stunning return

The outside centre showed all the eagerness and energy of an Academy star in his side’s bonus point victory.

VIDEO: Matt O'Connor confirms Gibbes' departure to Clermont

The Australian will need to bring in a new forwards coach at the end of the season.

As it happened: Leinster v Cardiff Blues, RaboDirect Pro12

Brian O’Driscoll, Rob Kearney, Jamie Heaslip and Cian Healy all returned for the league champions.

# cardiff-blues - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Connacht's Matt Healy aims to keep up scoring streak against Cardiff

The converted winger is eager to secure a spot in a back three containing the on-form Fionn Carr and Robbie Henshaw.

# cardiff-blues - Monday 22 July, 2013

Irish rugby star rocks Cardiff as part of surprise flash mob Flashdance This post contains videos

Irish rugby star rocks Cardiff as part of surprise flash mob

Robin Copeland drops some fancy moves to help Cardiff Blues launch their new jersey.

Sexton could be reunited with Lions teammate Halfpenny at Racing Metro

The French club are reported to be one of three sides competing with Cardiff Blues for the Welsh fullback.

# cardiff-blues - Friday 19 July, 2013

Warburton is gone 'til November as hamstring injury won't go away

The Welsh captain picked up the injury playing for the British and Irish Lions.

# cardiff-blues - Friday 3 May, 2013

Trimble and Pienaar combine to clinch home semi-final for Ulster Collision Course This post contains videos

Trimble and Pienaar combine to clinch home semi-final for Ulster

Cardiff Blues looked to spoil the party at Ravenhill but Mark Anscombe’s men were having none of it.

# cardiff-blues - Thursday 2 May, 2013

'It's going to take a long time to get completely over it' - Rory Best on Lions

To make matters worse, the hooker’s prize cows have been struck down with TB.

O'Driscoll on the bench as Leinster look to seal home semi

Table-toppers Ulster welcome back Johann Muller, John Afoa and Iain Henderson for their final regular season game in the Pro12.

# cardiff-blues - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

'Incredible, an accolade very few players achieve': Sam Warburton

The Welshman led his country to the World Cup semis in 2011 but has been overshadowed recently by compatriot Justin Tipuric.

# cardiff-blues - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Connacht target highest ever league finish as fitting Elwood send-off

The westerners are in flying form after deposing of Welsh opponents for the second week running.

# cardiff-blues - Friday 22 February, 2013

RaboDirect Pro12 round-up: Connacht edge Cardiff Blues, as Ulster narrowly beaten

The Irish sides had contrasting fortunes in their games tonight.

# cardiff-blues - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Pro12: Isaac determined to boss his way back into Ireland contention

“You enjoy watching it,” said Boss, “but it’s always a little jab in the ribs because you want to be there and you’re not.”

# cardiff-blues - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Pro12: Leinster refreshed and focused in mind and body

Dominic Ryan is one of a number of young stars ready to reassert themselves in Leinster’s first team.

# cardiff-blues - Saturday 5 January, 2013

As it happened: Munster v Cardiff Blues, RaboDirect PRO12

Musgrave Park is the venue as Munster entertain the Cardiff Blues in Saturday night’s RaboDirect PRO12.

# cardiff-blues - Thursday 3 January, 2013

O'Gara set to break record, as Munster ring the changes for Cardiff clash

The out-half has been named in the province’s side for their game at the weekend.

# cardiff-blues - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Heineken Cup round-up: Saints down Ulster, Montpellier top pool

There were wins too today for Exeter, Leicester and Harlequins.

# cardiff-blues - Friday 30 November, 2012

Pro12: Ospreys soar to win over Blues

The result rarely looked in doubt for the reigning champions, but the missed the opportunity to take a wining bonus point.

# cardiff-blues - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Paris, je t'aime? Roberts set to leave Cardiff Blues

Welsh centre Jamie Roberts could be on the way to Racing Metro after he turned down a new contract in Cardiff.

# cardiff-blues - Friday 2 November, 2012

Pro12: Sherry still hoping to receive Ireland's call

Before competing with Richardt Strauss for an Ireland jersey, the hooker knows he must see off Damien Varley for a starting spot with Munster.

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend’s inter-provincial rugby action

Ulster and Munster kick the league weekend off while Connacht have Italian visitors and Leinster play the champions.

# cardiff-blues - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Exiles: Humphreys heroics not enough for Irish after controversial late try

The former Ulster out-half thought he had clinched a much-needed win while Cardiff Robin Copeland had a rough homecoming

# cardiff-blues - Sunday 28 October, 2012

VIDEO: Joe Schmidt interview after Leinster's 59-22 win Pro12 This post contains videos

VIDEO: Joe Schmidt interview after Leinster's 59-22 win

The Kiwi coach talked to reporters about the form of Ian Madigan and Richardt Strauss, as well as keeping up with the Pro12 leaders.

Job 'done-zo' for Leo Cullen as Leinster tan Cardiff hides again

Coach Joe Schmidt, meanwhile, was irked at the concession of three Cardiff tries.

Cullen and Schmidt endorse converted fullback Madigan for Ireland role

The 23-year-old out-half could make yet his international debut in an unfamiliar role.

# cardiff-blues - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Phew! Schmidt says O'Driscoll injury 'not too serious'

The coach added that the Ireland captain wanted to play on, and said that taking him off was a precautionary measure.

As it happened: Leinster v Cardiff Blues, RaboDirect Pro12

Leinster thrashed the Welshmen 52-9 the last time the two sides met at the RDS. Could Joe Schmidt’s men repeat the dose?

Kearney brothers eager to finish the job their Leinster teammates have started

The last time the brothers were on the field together, Leinster won their third Heineken Cup.

# cardiff-blues - Friday 26 October, 2012

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend's inter-provincial rugby action

Ulster look to make it eight in a row against the Dragons, while Munster will target a hefty win over Zebre.

Dave Kearney starts on wing, as Leinster name side to face Cardiff

In addition, Devin Toner will start at second row alongside captain Leo Cullen.

Leinster’s Browne happy with second coming ahead of Cardiff test

Stepping into the role left vacant by All Black Brad Thorn was never going to be easy but the 32-year-old has staked his claim.

# cardiff-blues - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Pro12: Kearney giddy with anticipation of return against Welsh stars

The Leinster back has sat out four months with a hip injury, but could start for Leinster this Saturday.

# cardiff-blues - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Gibbes: Madigan learning full-back ropes quickly

“It started off as a little bit of a stop-gap but I think he’s shown in each a little bit more understanding and improvement,” Leinster coach Jono Gibbes says on Ian Madigan’s new role.

# cardiff-blues - Monday 22 October, 2012

Gibbes in the dark on Rob's return

Leinster coach Jono Gibbes says it’s unlikely that Rob Kearney will be fit in time to face the Cardiff Blues in the RDS this Saturday.

# cardiff-blues - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Heineken Cup 2012: Saints march on as Sale trump Blues

Northampton staged an impressive comeback, after their opponents had claimed a 15-point lead.

Ouch! Wales captain Sam Warburton dislocates finger, tweets graphic pic

The Cardiff Blues star sustained the injury during their defeat to Sale Sharks this afternoon.

Heineken Cup Preview, Pool 6: 'It's the group of dearth'

Nothing to see here. But it’s hard to see past Toulon as pool winners.