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Heineken Cup campaign
TTC. (IP Logged)
11 October, 2018 16:17
Cardiff are set to add to their proud history in Europe after returning to the top tier starting their campaign against Lyon on Sunday.

Looking at the league so far we will probably have to fight like hell to stay above Connacht and the Ospreys to secure the third playoff place and a spot in next year's competition. I still think we should throw everything at the Heineken Cup while we're still in it, the group is tough but could be worse.

I'm sure we will select our strongest possible team this weekend and look to get something out of the away trip before facing Glasgow. Lyon are much better this year but I still think it's the away game to target.

How do people think Europe should be approached? All in or concentrate on the Pro14?

 
Re: Heineken Cup campaign
southcoast5 (IP Logged)
11 October, 2018 19:31
All in. This is Cardiff we’re talking about !

 
Re: Heineken Cup campaign
TTC. (IP Logged)
12 October, 2018 12:11
Team has been announced, a little bit of rotation between the bench and the starting team, notably no Nick Williams and Manoa on the bench. Midfield defence shores up with the introduction of Garyn Smith as well. Looks like a good team but possibly a bit light up front if it rains. Game plan must be to run around them.

Cardiff Blues: Gareth Anscombe, Owen Lane, Garyn Smith, Willis Halaholo, Jason Harries, Jarrod Evans, Tomos Williams; Rhys Gill, Kristian Dacey, Dillon Lewis, Macauley Cook, Josh Turnbull, Olly Robinson, Ellis Jenkins, Josh Navidi.

Replacements: Kirby Myhill, Brad Thyer, Dmitri Arhip, Rory Thornon, Samu Manoa, Lloyd Williams, Rey Lee-Lo, Aled Summerhill

 
Re: Heineken Cup campaign
southcoast5 (IP Logged)
12 October, 2018 16:16
Is Nick Williams injured .

 
Re: Heineken Cup campaign
Craig Muncey (IP Logged)
12 October, 2018 16:29
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Is Nick Williams injured .

Rested according to reports.

 
Re: Heineken Cup campaign
neilcardiff (IP Logged)
12 October, 2018 19:52
mulville not got a clue hes done this every game since beginning of season and look how its backfired in the first three games this season when is he going to let the side settle all these changes every game is unsettling

 
Re: Heineken Cup campaign
theflier (IP Logged)
12 October, 2018 22:26
I think this team is a little bit of, we;ll lose, but score 4 tries and maybe a LBP about it.
Which is about right considering its a french team, at home, in diabolical conditions.
Glasgow next week should be all guns blazing

 
Re: Heineken Cup campaign
Rich. (IP Logged)
15 October, 2018 21:52
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neilcardiff
mulville not got a clue hes done this every game since beginning of season and look how its backfired in the first three games this season when is he going to let the side settle all these changes every game is unsettling

No he has got a clue and luckily he picked a VERY mobile back row which mullered them!

 
Re: Heineken Cup campaign
NEIL CARDIFF (IP Logged)
17 October, 2018 10:40
and with a different ref . lewis would have been in the bin for getting desroyed at the scrum . we were lucky in that we got better of them at the breakdown and in the loose, i different ref could have seen it differently . with the result being different. was a great win dont get me wrong but all this changing every game is not good thats why it cost us the first three games come the end of the season them points lost will be the difference between a playoff place in the pro14 and not . thats why i say mulville has not got a clue


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