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
Edinburgh 28 Cardiff 13
We know that the club is struggling to overcome a disastrous few years. The legacy of Lewis in keeping the club poor is a battle on one front but the internal battle of overcoming the disastrous regime of Phil Davies is probably of greater concern. This means that the best XXIII isn’t strong enough, so when it’s missing the best part of a dozen players then what is left behind is obvio... more