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Club Spirit Inspires Blues

First of all congratulations to the Blues for securing Welsh rugby’s first ever silverware in Europe.  Victory against the high spending and glamorous Toulon side was a great achievement and proved that after last years crushing of Gloucester in the EDF Anglo – Welsh Cup Wale’s capital city region has developed a winning mentality.  330 more words

Something old, new and blue!

So the French are dominating European rugby this season. Toulouse and Biarritz will contest this month’s Heineken Cup final while Toulon are favourites to beat Cardiff Blues in the Amlin Challenge Cup. 427 more words

Young hails rush after Blues advance

Cardiff Blues boss Dai Young admitted Xavier Rush will be almost impossible to replace after he carried the Welsh region into the Amlin Challenge Cup final. 182 more words

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Heineken Cup: Europe's top guns poised to serve up more magic

Every year the Heineken Cup gets better and better and this season’s competition is set to be another cracker.

For the first five or six years it was easy to predict who would win the group stages, how the quarter-finals would pan out and, let’s be honest, who’d come good in the final. 621 more words

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Heineken Cup: Full Time: Cardiff 26 Leicester 26

With an extra man on the pitch, 14 points behind,and 15mins to go, Cardiff knew their season was climaxing. With 66mins on the clock, and 5mins left before leicester were at their full compliment, a deliberate knock on by Geordan Murphy sent Leicester down to 13 men. 444 more words

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Blues batter Sharks

A superb first-half performance by the Cardiff Blues earned them a 32-15 victory over Sale Sharks and also a valuable bonus-point in the opening match of this season’s EDF Energy Cup. 260 more words

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