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Wales’ Top Players To Take Pay Cut Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Wales pay cut

Wales’ leading international players have agreed to a 25% pay cut as the Welsh Rugby Union looks to implement a number of cost-saving initiatives following the outbreak of COVID-19. The pay cut is effective from April 1 and will last for four months, however, it will not affect players earning £25k per annum in each of Wales’ four regional teams. Cardiff …

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How The PRO14 Playoff Race Looks With Just Two Rounds Remaining

PRO14 Playoff

There are just two regular season rounds remaining in this season’s Guinness PRO14 campaign and the race for a coveted playoff position looks set to go down to the wire.  The top three teams in each conference qualify for the PRO14 playoffs. In terms of European qualification, the three highest ranked European sides from each conference will qualify for the …

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Munster & Ulster Name Sides For Crucial PRO14 Ties

Munster Ulster Teams

Munster and Ulster have named their sides for their respective clashes in the Guinness PRO14 on Friday night.  Munster, buoyed by their come-from-behind victory against Edinburgh in the Champions Cup, will be looking to keep the pressure on the Glasgow Warriors at the top of Conference A when they welcome the Cardiff Blues to Irish Independent Park in Cork. Johann …

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Ellis Jenkins To Undergo Surgery For ‘Significant Knee Injury’

Ellis Jenkins

Wales flanker, Ellis Jenkins, is to undergo surgery for a knee injury sustained during the country’s win over South Africa in their final November Test last weekend. The 25-year-old was a last minute addition to the teamsheet for that game after Dan Lydiate was forced out of the starting XV with an elbow injury. The Cardiff Blues player switched to …

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European Rugby To Apologise Over Comical Cardiff & Glasgow Kit Clash

European rugby chiefs have said they will apologise to Cardiff and Glasgow over the extraordinary kit clash that marred Sunday’s Champions Cup clash in the Welsh capital. Both teams lined up in blue, with visitors Glasgow’s marginally the lighter — a situation Cardiff fly-half Gareth Anscombe said was a “disgrace”. It proved a particular problem in a first half where …

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Excellent Cardiff Blues Beat Munster At Arms Park

Cardiff Blues managed to do enough to see off Munster and take home the points after today’s Guinness Pro14 showdown. FT: Cardiff Blues 37 – 13 Munster It wasn’t to be the Irish side’s night as they came up against a very strong Cardiff performance over the course of the 80 minutes in Wales. For the first half, it was …

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Leinster Name Team For Their PRO14 Season Opener On Friday Night

Leinster have announced their starting XV for their season opener against the Cardiff Blues at Cardiff Arms Park on Friday night (KO 7.35 pm).  Joe Tomane is set for his PRO14 debut as he starts at inside-centre alongside Rory O’Loughlin in midfield. Dave Kearney starts at full-back and he is joined by wingers Adam Byrne and Barry Daly who make …

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Watch: Gloucester Fans Are Not One Bit Happy With This Disallowed Try

Gloucester are ahead against the Cardiff Blues at the San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao where they lead their opponents 20-13 at the beginning of the second half.  A wonderful Henry Trinder try which came from a quality crosskick from Billy Burns got the English side up and running and they didn’t look back as the excellent Billy Twelvetrees kept them ticking over …

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Alex Cuthbert’s Move To The Aviva Premiership Is Confirmed

Alex Cuthbert will leave the Cardiff Blues at the end of the season to take up a new challenge in the Aviva Premiership. Cuthbert will line out next season at Sandy Park where he will link up with Rob Baxter’s Exeter Chiefs. Cuthbert had made 112 appearances for the Blues, scoring 45 tries in the process. “I’m very excited about …

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Cardiff Blues Are Out Of The Running To Sign George North [Report]

The Cardiff Blues have ruled themselves out of the running for signing George North ahead of the 2018/2019 season.  North is set to return to Wales after spending five seasons with the Northampton Saints in the Premiership after he left the Scarlets in 2013. All four Welsh regions were originally interested in signing the Saints man but according to a …

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