Any new coach would have looked at the fixture list with a smile if he saw 'Zebre' at home as the first game, more so when you consider that they would be missing their Italian international players. That noted, and ignoring the tired cliche that 'you can only beat what's in front of you', Danny Wilson should be pleased with this joyful performance as his team ran in 11 tries.
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Treviso 40 Cardiff 24
Sometimes in sport the bounce of the ball goes your way. Sometimes your team is invincible. Sometimes it plays really badly yet still pulls off victories that were completely unworthy. But there’s the flip side to that where, sometimes in sport, the stars align for a car crash of an omnishambles that you know is coming and cannot be averted.
News broke on Tuesday of Director of Rugby, Ma... more
Cardiff 104 Rovigo 12
There is little to take from a game like this other than the enjoyment the players obviously got from the game, the effort levels they kept throughout the game and the obvious determination in the last ten minutes to see if the scoreboard would go to three figures. They didn't quite manage to beat the Plymouth Albion score but let's hope that this isn't followed up next week in a similar mann... more