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European Rugby Challenge Cup

Next Fixture:
25 October: Rovigo vs Cardiff

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

LV= Cup

Next Fixture:
14 November: Cardiff vs Scarlets

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

Guinness Pro12

Next Fixture:
1 November: Cardiff vs Munster

Team P W D L Pts
1 Ospreys 6 6 0 0 26
2 Glasgow 6 5 0 1 23
3 Ulster 6 4 1 1 22
4 Munster 6 4 0 2 19
5 Connacht 6 4 1 1 18
6 Leinster 6 3 0 3 16
7 Scarlets 6 2 2 2 14
8 Edinburgh 6 2 1 3 11
9 Cardiff 6 1 1 4 7
10 N G Dragons 6 1 0 5 7
11 Zebre 6 1 0 5 5
12 Treviso 6 0 0 6 1

Form

Last five fixtures
18 Oct Cardiff37 Grenoble14W
12 Oct Ospreys26 Cardiff15L
3 Oct Connacht24 Cardiff24D
26 Sep Leinster37 Cardiff23L
19 Sep Cardiff9 Ulster26L

Top Points Scorers

Name Points
Rhys Patchell 100
Lloyd Williams 20
Kristian Dacey 10
Sam Warburton 10
Cory Allen 5

Team Records

Pro12/Celtic League Tournament Record
Games played 262
Won 121 (46%)
Lost 119 (45%)
Drawn 6 (2%)
For 5088
Againt 5000
Difference 88

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

Rovigo vs Cardiff

k.o. 3:00 pm on 25th October at Stadio Mario Battaglini

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