Cardiff Blues play at Cardiff Arms Park. They were the first Welsh team to win a European trophy when they became European Challenge Cup champions in 2009, and also collected the Anglo Welsh title in 2008. They finished second in the Pro12 league in consecutive seasons, in 2007 and 2008.

Smiling assassin: Tommy Seymour had an extremely happy day at Scotstoun. (Photo: Inpho)

The Saints Four more from Seymour Scoring two tries against champions Connacht last week seemed like a good start to the season for Tommy Seymour, but the Glasgow Warriors wing…

On the ball: Dillon Lewis takes on the French in the 2016 U20 Six Nations. (Photo: Huw Evans Agency)

How did you get into rugby? My father, Tony, took me to Pontypridd minis when I was eight. He was a huge influence and coached my team until I was…

Slade stars: Henry Slade slides over for a try for the Chiefs against Harlequins. (Photo Action Images)

The Saints King Henry Everyone’s talking about George Ford and Danny Cipriani, but Henry Slade reminded the rugby world of his excellent credentials at fly-half when he scored 27 points…

Likely lad: Gareth Anscombe has already caught the eye for Cardiff Blues

Northern hemisphere rugby has long cowered in an inferiority complex with regard to New Zealand. That is largely understandable – the all-conquering All Blacks have cast more of a solar eclipse…

Jason Tovey

Close your eyes at Cardiff Arms Park on Boxing Day and you might just imagine you’ve stepped back in time. A bumper crowd is expected for the Blues-Dragons Guinness Pro12…

Adam Jones

Everyone’s favourite tight-head Adam Jones caused much mirth last month with his unexpected attempt at a drop-goal against Munster, that dropped just short of the posts – although, we should…