Cardiff Blues are delighted to announce that they will be playing a friendly match against Worcester Warriors on Saturday 11 August; 2.30pm kick off, at the Arms Park
Admission to the match is included in the season ticket package, with season ticket sales going well following the announcement that the Blues will be playing matches at the Arms Park for the 2012/13 season onwards.
Cardiff Blues last faced Worcester in a pre season friendly in August 2006 at the Arms Park, when they defeated the Warriors by 41 points to 19, courtesy of tries by Deiniol Jones, Bradley Davies, Daf Hewitt, Xavier Rush, Rhys Williams, Mosese Luveitasau and Martyn Williams
Phil Davies has first hand expereince of the Worcester team having spent time working as the the Forwards Coach before joing the Blues this summer. Speaking of the match, the Cardiff Blues Director of Rugy said,
"I'm really pleased that we are playing Worcester in a friendly match."
"I had a fantastic time there and have a healthy respect for Richard Hill, all the coaching staff and the board."
"It wil be a hard test for us and Worcester should be near full strength."
"We will be using the match as an opportunity to give many of our young players the chance and see what they can do."
"I'm really looking forward to playing at the Arms Park and hopefully so are the supporters."
Details of match ticket prices and packages will be published in July.
Cardiff Blues travel to Myreside on Friday to take on Edinburgh Rugby in a crucial Guinness PRO12 clash, and with Wales facing Scotland in the RBS 6 Nations at BT Murrayfield on Saturday, it promises to be a weekend of non-stop rugby action at the Scottish capital. Here are some useful advice to Cardiff Blues travelling supporters.
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