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Ten things you didn’t know about Andries Pretorius

CARDIFF BLUES’ South Africa-born back-rower Andries Pretorius qualifies for Wales on residency this summer, but here are a few facts about him you probably don’t know… 1. He’s currently reading…

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London Irish 15 Cardiff Blues 22 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor IT WAS hardly a vintage performance by Cardiff Blues in Reading but they head into the final round of the Heineken Cup pool…

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Cardiff Blues release four players

The Blues can confirm that Ben White (above), Tom Davies, Bryn Griffiths and James Loxton will leave the region at the end of the season. Born in Gosford on the…

Blues team to take on Munster

Blues team to take on Munster

CARDIFF BLUES welcome back Six Nations players for crunch match The Blues take on Munster on Friday at 7.05pm kick off at the Cardiff City Stadium, as they return to…

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Blues looking to topple Ulster

CARDIFF BLUES travel to Ulster on Friday having secured four successive Magners League victories and climbed from 5th to 2nd place in the table in the process. However, they face an…

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Warburton agrees new Blues deal

CARDIFF BLUES can confirm that backrow forward Sam Warburton has signed a new contract extension with the region. Cardiff-born Warburton became a member of the Blues Academy in 2006-07 and…

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Dan Parks – Cardiff Blues and Scotland

This time last season it looked like Dan Parks’s Test career was doomed. A full year since he had won a cap and 17 months since he had started a…

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Tom Shanklin out for three months

Cardiff Blues and Wales have been dealt a blow with the news that Tom Shanklin will require knee surgery that will keep him out of action for three months. Speaking…

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Leigh Halfpenny – Cardiff Blues and Wales

Having bulked up for last year;s Autumn Internationals, the Welsh wing talks to Rugby World to discuss why the sudden gym interest. There’s a new Leigh Halfpenny taking to Europe’s…

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Cardiff Blues won’t appeal Richie Rees ban

Having received the written submission from the ERC regarding the 12-week ban imposed on Blues ccrum-half Richie Rees, Cardiff Blues will not be appealing against the decision. An independent Disciplinary…