Attack Coach Paul John has demanded Cardiff Blues react in the right manner to the 'frustration and disappointment' of European defeat - and urged them to play with passion in the final four games of the Guinness PRO12 season.
Defence Coach Dale McIntosh pulled no punches as he admitted Cardiff Blues had pressed the self-destruct button against Newport Gwent Dragons as they suffered a 25-21 defeat in the quarter-finals of the European Rugby Challenge Cup.
Back row Sam Warburton admits he expects derby day fireworks as Cardiff Blues and Newport Gwent Dragons lock horns in a titanic European Rugby Challenge Cup clash at Rodney Parade on Saturday (kick-off 12.45pm).
Prop Gethin Jenkins and flanker Sam Warburton are recalled as Cardiff Blues face Newport Gwent Dragons in an eagerly anticipated Welsh derby in the quarter-finals of the European Rugby Challenge Cup at Rodney Parade on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 12.45pm).
Straight-talking Defence Coach Dale McIntosh has urged his Cardiff Blues to grasp the opportunity to shine when they face Newport Gwent Dragons in a huge European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final this Saturday afternoon.
Fly half Gareth Anscombe insists Cardiff Blues are ready for the 'biggest game of the season' as they head to Rodney Parade for the European Rugby Challenge Cup clash with Newport Gwent Dragons on Saturday (kick-off 12.45pm).