Rounds 1-13 of the GUINNESS PRO12 have now been announced
Cardiff Blues will kick-off the new GUINNESS PRO12 season on home soil on Super Sunday as we entertain Glasgow Warriors at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday, September 14 (kick-off 4pm).
The confirmed dates for the opening 13 rounds of the competition have today been announced by league chiefs following talks with official broadcasters.
New-look Blues, under the guidance of Director of Rugby Mark Hammett, will be in action for the very first time on Italian soil as they tackle Zebre at Stadio XXV Aprile on Sunday, September 7 (kick-off 5pm local time).
Fans can look forward to a real Christmas cracker at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park with a confirmed fixture with Newport Gwent Dragons on Boxing Day (kick-off 2.05pm). Blues kick-off 2015 with an away trip to Dragons on New Year's Day.
Other highlights include full-strength champions Leinster arriving in Cardiff on Saturday, January 10 (kick-off 2.40pm).
GUINNESS PRO12 FIXTURES - ROUND 1-13:
Round 1: Sunday, Sept 7 Zebre vs Cardiff Blues - Stadio XXV Aprile (5pm kick-off)
Round 2: Sunday, Sept 14 Cardiff Blues vs Glasgow Warriors - BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (4pm kick-off)
Round 3: Friday, Sept 19 Cardiff Blues vs Ulster Rugby- BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (7.35pm kick-off)
Round 4: Friday, Sept 26 Leinster Rugby vs Cardiff Blues - RDS (7.35pm kick-off)
Round 5: Friday, Oct 3 Connacht Rugby vs Cardiff Blues - Sportsground (7.35pm kick-off)
Round 6: Sunday, Oct 12 Ospreys vs Cardiff Blues - Liberty Stadium (4pm kick-off)
Round 7: Saturday, Nov 1 Cardiff Blues vs Munster - BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (5.15pm kick-off)
Round 8: Sunday, Nov 23 Edinburgh vs Cardiff Blues - BT Murrayfield (4pm kick-off)
Round 9: Friday, Nov 28 Cardiff Blues vs Benetton Treviso - BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (7.35pm kick-off)
Round 10: Friday, Dec 19 Cardiff Blues vs Scarlets - BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (7.35pm kick-off)
Round 11: Friday, Dec 26 Cardiff Blues vs Newport Gwent Dragons - BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (2.05pm kick-off)
Round 12: Thursday, Jan 1 Dragons vs Cardiff Blues - Rodney Parade (2.05pm kick-off)
Round 13: Saturday, Jan 10 Cardiff Blues vs Leinster Rugby - BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (2.40pm kick-off)
Let the Games Begin! Cardiff Blues launch the Guinness PRO12 season on home soil this Sunday afternoon against Glasgow Warriors (kick-off 4pm) - and we are going to make it a double celebration as we also recognise the achievements of Team Wales!
First team aces Cory Allen, Lloyd Williams, Ellis Jenkins and new signing Jarrad Hoeata were all on hand to watch the next generation of stars when Cardiff Blues held a huge Under-8s Tag Rugby tournament at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
Clinical Glasgow Warriors produced a devastating final 20 minutes to secure the points on Super Sunday and consign battling Cardiff Blues to a 33-12 defeat in the Guinness PRO12 opener at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
Impressive Cardiff Blues pushed English powerhouse side Leicester Tigers all the way with an hugely encouraging performance as final preparations for the new Guinness PRO12 season continued at Welford Road.