Cardiff Blues v Perpignan Kick Off Date and Time Confirmed
12 December 2005 00:00
The fixtures and kick-off times for the crucial Round 5 games of the Heineken Cup have been released by ERC, tournament organisers.
The final home group game for Cardiff Blues sees them go head-to-head with current group leaders Perpignan. The match will be played on Saturday 14th January 2006 (kick off 1pm) and shown on Sky Sports / Sport+.
To qualify for the Quarter Finals, Cardiff Blues must still overcome three vital tests, but the chance to make the last eight is in their own hands.
The Blues are bouyant after last Saturday's away success in Italy. Following this weekend's Round 4 clashes for Cardiff Blues against Calvisano and Perpignan at home to Leeds Tykes, Round 5 could be critical in determining who will progress.
Supporters can still buy tickets for the match against Calvisano this Saturday (kick off 3pm) for what promises to be a great day out and the first chance to glimpse Jonah Lomu at Cardiff Arms Park. Simply call the ticket office on 029 2030 2030 or buyi online here>>.
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.
To celebrate the opening of the newly refurbished Guinness PRO12 Pack Bar, the world famous Irish brewer will be offering supporters free pints of the black stuff ahead of Saturday's clash with Ulster.
'TACKLE' - the first-ever joint community rugby initiative between the four professional teams in Wales has been launched (today Weds 19th October) bringing an inspiring new rugby education programme to young people in Communities First areas. Partners in the project were joined by Wales' star rugby internationals Sam Warburton (Cardiff Blues), Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys), Gareth Davies (Scarlets) and Hallam Amos (Newport Gwent Dragons), for the launch at Aberdare Community School.
The Welsh Rugby Union, together with Pro Rugby Wales, has secured significantly improved insurance cover for all registered players, coaches and referees at each of its member clubs and regions at reduced costs -working with Aon, one of the world's largest insurance brokers and risk advisors.