European Rugby Challenge Cup

Next Fixture:
1 January: vs

Team P W D L Pts
1 Cardiff 6 4 1 1 21
2 London Irish 6 4 1 1 21
3 Grenoble 6 2 1 3 14
4 Rovigo 6 0 1 5 3

LV= Cup

Next Fixture:
1 February: 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:
14 February: Munster vs Cardiff

Team P W D L Pts
1 Ospreys 13 10 0 3 44
2 Glasgow 13 10 0 3 43
3 Munster 13 9 0 4 42
4 Leinster 13 8 1 4 41
5 Ulster 13 8 1 4 39
6 Connacht 13 7 1 5 33
7 Edinburgh 13 6 1 6 28
8 Scarlets 13 5 2 6 28
9 Cardiff 13 4 1 8 22
10 N G Dragons 13 3 0 10 17
11 Treviso 13 2 1 10 13
12 Zebre 13 2 0 11 10

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 23 10 2 11 43%

Form

Last five fixtures
24 Jan Grenoble0 Cardiff0
16 Jan Cardiff104 Rovigo12W
10 Jan Cardiff13 Leinster22L
1 Jan N G Dragons9 Cardiff11W
26 Dec Cardiff17 N G Dragons23L

Top Points Scorers

Name Points
Rhys Patchell 122
Gareth Anscombe 62
Lloyd Williams 35
Gareth Davies 32
Richard Smith 25

Team Records

Pro12/Celtic League Tournament Record
Games played 262
Won 124 (47%)
Lost 123 (47%)
Drawn 6 (2%)
For 5223
Againt 5144
Difference 79

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

Wasps vs Cardiff

k.o. 2:00 pm on 1st February at Ricoh Arena

Recent match reports

Cardiff 21 Scarlets 9
So this is what rugby is like when you have followers of the other team on the terrace alongside you, even if it is a stupid kick off time on a freezing evening when many were off celebrating Christmas with work colleagues and friends. The rigidity of the BBC Wales television schedule really does kill common sense. Regardless of that, spirits were high on the terrace before the kick off (desp... more
Cardiff 24 London Irish 14
Cardiff continued their winning run in the Challenge Cup with a victory over London Irish in front of a sparse home crowd at CAP. But it was all so tentative against a limited and barely-interested London Irish XV. Right from the off, loose and disorganised play blighted the home teams performance. Poor coverage from a speculative box kick followed a sloppy interception pass from Cuthbert... more
Cardiff 36 Treviso 25
The quality of the rugby on show was poor and was fitting of the basement battle, during the Welsh international window, of the worst top flight professional league in Europe but Cardiff did what they needed to do by winning the game 5-0 in terms of league points. This was their first league win at home of the season and it was telling that fewer turned up to watch it than watched the LV= Lla... more