European Rugby Challenge Cup

Next Fixture:
17 January: Cardiff vs Rovigo

Team P W D L Pts
1 London Irish 4 3 0 1 14
2 Cardiff 4 3 0 1 14
3 Grenoble 4 2 0 2 10
4 Rovigo 4 0 0 4 1

LV= Cup

Next Fixture:
31 January: Wasps vs Cardiff

Team P W D L Pts
1 Northampton 2 2 0 0 9
2 Cardiff 2 2 0 0 8
3 Sale 2 1 0 1 5
4 London Irish 2 0 0 2 1

Guinness Pro12

Next Fixture:
26 December: Cardiff vs N G Dragons

Team P W D L Pts
1 Ospreys 10 8 0 2 36
2 Glasgow 10 8 0 2 35
3 Munster 10 7 0 3 33
4 Leinster 10 6 1 3 32
5 Ulster 10 6 1 3 31
6 Connacht 10 6 1 3 27
7 Scarlets 10 4 2 4 23
8 Edinburgh 10 4 1 5 20
9 Cardiff 10 3 1 6 17
10 N G Dragons 10 2 0 8 12
11 Zebre 10 2 0 8 9
12 Treviso 10 0 1 9 4

Coaching Records

Coach P W D L Win Ratio
Lynn Howells 65 46 3 16 71%
Rudy Joubert 35 20 1 14 57%
Dai Young 279 153 8 118 55%
Justin Burnell 35 18 0 17 51%
Gareth Baber 35 18 0 17 51%
Phil Davies 60 22 1 37 37%
Dale McIntosh 6 4 0 2 67%
Paul John 6 4 0 2 67%
Mark Hammett 18 8 1 9 44%

Form

Last five fixtures
19 Dec Cardiff21 Scarlets9W
13 Dec London Irish34 Cardiff23L
6 Dec Cardiff24 London Irish14W
28 Nov Cardiff36 Treviso25W
23 Nov Edinburgh28 Cardiff13L

Top Points Scorers

Name Points
Rhys Patchell 117
Lloyd Williams 30
Gareth Anscombe 27
Kristian Dacey 20
Gareth Davies 19

Team Records

Pro12/Celtic League Tournament Record
Games played 262
Won 123 (47%)
Lost 121 (46%)
Drawn 6 (2%)
For 5182
Againt 5090
Difference 92

Pro12 All time ... (since 2003)

Best ...
Most points scored at home
30.04.04 Cardiff60Munster14stats
Maximum points scored away
06.02.04 Edinburgh10 Cardiff50stats
Biggest home victory
26.09.08 Cardiff58 Connacht0stats
Biggest away victory
06.02.04 Edinburgh10 Cardiff50stats
Worst ...
Most points conceded at home
28.09.12 Cardiff19 Ulster48stats
Most points conceded away
27.10.12 Leinster59 Cardiff22stats
Biggest home defeat
28.09.12 Cardiff19 Ulster48stats
Biggest away defeat
02.12.11 Leinster52 Cardiff9stats

Next Fixture

Cardiff vs N G Dragons

k.o. 2:05 pm on 26th December at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park

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