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