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By Andrew Collins
January 13 2012

Keep up to date with all the comings and goings at the Arms Park and look back over all the transfers from years gone by.

2014

 

In
-

 

Out

Andries Pretorius (Worcester Warriors)

 

Re-signed

 

Alex Cuthbert (3 years), Cory Allen (3 Years)

 

Rumoured - In
Josh Turnbull (Scarlets), Victor Vito (Hurricanes) 

From Acadamay: Ellis Jenkins.

 

Rumoured - Out
Leigh Halfpenny (Toulon), Sam Warburton (Northampton), Luke Hamilton (Scarlets)

 

2012

In
Jason Tovey (Dragons - 2 years), Robin Copeland (Rotherham - 2 years)


Out
Casey Laulala (Munster), Dan Parks (Connacht), Gethin Jenkins (Toulon), Richie Rees (TBC), Martyn Williams (TBC), John Yapp (Edinburgh)

Re-signed

Alex Cuthbert (2 years), Xavier Rush

Rumoured - In
Lou Reed (Scarlets)

From Acadamay: Harry Robinson (wing), Macauley Cook (second row), Luke Hamilton (lock/flanker), Thomas Young (flanker), Rhys Patchell (fly half/full back) Owen Williams (centre/wing)

Rumoured - Out
Deiniol Jones, Maama Molitika, Tao Felise, Ben Blair, Paul Tito, (All possible retirements/exits)



 

 

 

2011

In
Gavin Henson (Toulon - 6 months), Ryan Tyrell (Western Force), Jamie Corsi (Dragons), Marc Vreeze (Mosely - Short term)

Out
Dai Young (Wasps), Dan Baugh (Wales), Bryn Griffiths and Tom Davies (Both Released), Tom Brown (Dragons), Gareth Williams (Retired).


 2010

 In

Dan Parks (Glassgow - 1 Year), Tom Brown (London Welsh - 2 Years), Bryn Griffiths and Tom Davies (Doncaster - 2 Years), Mike Paterson (Hurricanes - 3 Years)

Out
Xavier Rush (Ulster), Dai Flannagan (Ospreys), Robin Sowden-Taylor and Scott Morgan (Dragons), Ben White (Released), Darren Allinson (London Irish)

Resigned
Jamie Roberts (2013)
John Yapp (2013)
Gareth Williams (2013)
Deiniol Jones (2012)
Xavier Rush (2012)

Rumours - In

Rumours - Out

Sam Norton-Knight (Melbourne Rebels/Released - 99%), Andy Powell (Cusaders - Likely post RWC)


2009

In
Sam Norton-Knight (Warratah's - 3 Years)
Gareth Cooper (Gloucester - 2 Years)
Gavin Evans (Scarlets - 2 Years)
Casey Laulala (Crusaders - 3 Years)
Dafydd James (Scarlets - 10 months)

Out
Rhys Williams (Released)
Rhys Gill (Saracens - 2 Years)
Jamie Robinson (Toulon - 2 Years)
Nicky Robinson (Gloucester - 2 Years)
Jason Spice (Bristol - 1 Year)
Ross Johnson (Bristol - 2 Years)
Scott Roberts (Scarlets - 2 Years)
Mark Lewis (Retired)


 

Re-signed
Ritchie Rees (2 Years - 2011)
Bradley Davies (3 Years - 2012)
Gary Powell (2 Years - 2011)
Andy Powell (3 Years - 2012)
Leigh Halfpenny (2 Years - 2011)
Gareth Thomas (1 Year - 2010)
Rhys Thomas (2 Years - 2011)
Martyn Williams (2 Years - 2011)


2008

With the Blues flying high this season, Dai Young will be looking to secure his top stars, while looking to build on his current squad of players.

In
Ceri Sweeney (N-G Dragons - 2 Years)
Aled Brew (Ospreys - 2 Years)
Richard Mustoe (Ospreys - 1 or 2 Years)

Out
Rob Howley (Wales Coach), Rob Sidoli (Bristol), Nick Macleod (Sale), Duanne Goodfield (Dragons), James Goode (Manawatu), Tal Selley (Dragons), Rhys Jones (Cornish Pirates)

Rumours - In
Robert Jones (Backs Coach - Scarlets)

Rumours - Out
Marc Stcherbina (Dragons)

Re-signed
John Yapp (09/10)
Robin Sowden-Taylor (09/10)
Gethin Jenkins (09/10)
Xavier Rush (10/11)
Ben Blair (10/11)
Dai Flanagan (09/10)
Jamie Roberts (10/11)


2007

New for the 2007 Transfers page is the % logo, representing how likely it is the said player will arrive/depart the Arms Park outfit.

Re-signed
Marc Stcherbina (2 Years)
Mark Lewis (2 Years)
Nicky Robinson (2 Years)
Jamie Robinson (2 or 3 Years)
Rhys Thomas (2 Years)
Bradley Davies (1 or 2 Years)
Nick Macleod (2 Years)
Chris Czekaj (2 Years)


In
Gareth Thomas (Tolouse - 2 Years)
Pal Tito (Highlanders 3 Years)
Jason Spice (Ospreys - 1 Year)
Ritchie Rees (London Irish - 2 Years)
Tal Selley (Ospreys - 1 Year Loan)
Maama Molitika (Big Blue - 1 Year)
Luke Evans (Queensland Red's Academy - 3 Years)

In From The Region
Craig Evans
Jamie Roberts
Darren Allinson
James Down
Tom James
Adam Powell
Dai Flannagan
Rhys Gill


Out
Mike Phillips (Ospreys), Wayne Evans (Dragons), Ed Fairhurst (Cornish Pirates), Mosese Luvivatasau (Muturally Agreed Release) 


2006

Re-signed
Rhys Thomas 2 Years
Rhys Williams 2 Years
Gethin Jenkins 3 Years
Martyn Williams 2 Years
Robert Sidoli 2 Years

In
Gary Powell (Glocester) 3 Years
Taufa’ao Filise (Bath) 2 Years
Ben Blair (Hurricanes) 3 Years
Scott Morgan (Leeds) 3 Years
Mosese Luveitasau 3 Years
Wayne Evans (Acadamy) 2 Years
Duane Goodfeild (Acadamy) 2 Years
Darren Allinson (Llanelli Scarlets Acadamy) 3 Years
Ed Fairhurst (Canada) 1 Year
Ben White (ACT Brumbies) 3 years

Blues Development - Tom Reiley, Daffydd Hewitt, Bradley Davies, Scott Roberts

Blues Acadamy - Ross Johnson, Rhys Gill, Adam Powell, Dai Flannigan

Out
Dan Baugh (Retired)
Dean Dewdney (Cardiff RFC - Now retired)
Jonah Lomu (End of Contract)
Ryan Powell (Worcester)
Lee Thomas (Sale)
Ben Evans (Sale)
Craig Quinnell (retired)
Craig Morgan (Bristol)
Maama Molitika (Japan)
Roger Warren (Contract Terminated)
Martin Jones (Swansea RFC)
James Malpas (Doncaster)
Kort Schubert (Released)
Matthew Nuthall (Released
Tristan Davies (Released)
Nathan Llewellyn (Released)

Staff In
N/A

Staff Out
Richard Webster (Turned Part Time)


2005

Dai Young has proved he is willing to go to the end of the earth to find new talent for our struggling region, but so far so good!

From Llanelli to England, to Samoa and New Zealand, Dai and the Directors have scoured the world looking for the kind of talent that'll put us back at the top of world rugby, and i think they've done pretty damn well! The transfer windows now closed, but see below for those last few signings, All reported first at www.theArmsPark.co.uk

Re-signed
Shanklin, Jamie & Nicky Robinson, Dean Dewdney, Kort Shubert, Robin Sowden-Taylor, John Yapp, Ryan Powell and Gareth Williams, Richard Webster (Forwards Coach)

In
Mike Phillips (Scarlets), Xavier Rush (Aukland Blues), Marc Stcherbina (Northampton), Andy Powell (Scarlets), Chris Czekaj, Nathan Llewelyn, Dafydd Hewett, Nick Gill (All Cardiff RFC), Jonah Lomu (North Harbour - 7 Months arriving in December), Roger Warren (Leicster)

Out
Jonny Vaughnton (Ospreys), Tuilangi (Halifax), Andrew Lewis (Retired), Ken Fourie (Retired), Nick Walne (Retired), Heino Senekal (Released), Nathan Thomas (Leeds), Sean James (Penzance & Newlyn) Dan McShane (Neath), Richard Smith (Retired)

Staff In
Rob Howley (Defence Coach, Wasps), Gwydion Griffiths (media and Marketing Manager), Dan Baugh (Part-time Conditioning Coach), Neil Jenkins (Part-time kicking and Outside Half coach), Howard Stone (Cardiff RFC Head Coach)

Staff Out
Geraint John (Gloucester Acadamy), Mike Rayer (Bedford Head Coach), Allun Lewis (Quit - Now runs Cardiff RFC's official site), Jane James (Quit)

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theArmsPark.co.uk (IP Logged)
13/01/2012 10:43
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Re: Transfers
20/01/2012 13:29
Macleod latest name to be added to the list. Good news?

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Re: Transfers
BlueButtyBoy (IP Logged)
22/01/2012 17:32
Nice post, however, it's a little to big with all the unneccesary previous years.

As for this forthcoming summer, I would not mind if all the rumoured out left with the exception of Deiniol and Casey.

I would be happy if Henson stayed and for Gill and Robinson to join us.

However, for the third consecutive summer we need a proper outside half. This is the last chance for Peter Thomas to pull his finger out and provide the funds, otherwise the promising backline will leave.

 
Re: Transfers
Yardoo (IP Logged)
24/01/2012 14:59
Whoever write this stuff has an imagination. why are your rumouring nothing that is true...

 
Re: Transfers
Neil (IP Logged)
24/01/2012 18:56
Quote:
Yardoo
Whoever write this stuff has an imagination. why are your rumouring nothing that is true...
English translation anyone/
Welsh or French will do at a pinch mind.....

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Soldier: This is the worst part. The calm before the battle
Fry: And then the battle is not so bad?
Soldier: Oh, right. I forgot about the battle

Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot

 
Re: Transfers
MarkBloo (IP Logged)
24/01/2012 20:23
Possible retirements all of though's must be kidding, especially about the parks role at connacht of all place's, it just proves that most of the source's on this website are unreliable.

 
Re: Transfers
cardiffsteve (IP Logged)
24/01/2012 20:44
Quote:
MarkBloo
Possible retirements all of though's must be kidding, especially about the parks role at connacht of all place's, it just proves that most of the source's on this website are unreliable.

Maybe sources are unreliable but Parks at Connacht seems a perfect fit, doesnt it?

For what it's worth, a usually reliable source on another site says Tito will still be a Cardiff Blues player next season.

 
Re: Transfers
MarkBloo (IP Logged)
24/01/2012 20:49
How would it be a perfect fit, How would his boost his scottish Carrera, how would benefit a young connacht, Unless he wants to bow out as a loser, go for it.

 
Re: Transfers
cardiffsteve (IP Logged)
24/01/2012 20:58
He's 34 this year so his Scotland career is coming to an end. Connacht arent actually all that youthful. They have a fair number of older overseas players in their ranks.

So - an experienced, kicking 10 at a team noted for being dogged but limited. Perfect fit I reckon.

 
Re: Transfers
shrekogre (IP Logged)
25/01/2012 16:55
The posts on this forum are more accurate than the stories made up by the Western Mail. Most of there accurate stuff comes from these pages.

 
Re: Transfers
Yup (IP Logged)
27/01/2012 09:13
Jason Tovey in according to Walesonline. Sweeney back to Ponty!

 
Re: Transfers
hands in the ruck (IP Logged)
27/01/2012 14:47
nothing to get exited about

 
Re: Transfers
02/02/2012 10:25
Lewis-Roberts re-signs with Sale from Toulon

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Re: Transfers
wales606 (IP Logged)
03/02/2012 21:48
No Gopperth

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Re: Transfers
Neil (IP Logged)
03/02/2012 23:35
Quote:
wales606
No Gopperth
[www.bbc.co.uk]
Remarkable Toveyesque lack of ambition there!!!

___________________________________________________________

Soldier: This is the worst part. The calm before the battle
Fry: And then the battle is not so bad?
Soldier: Oh, right. I forgot about the battle

Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot

 
Re: Transfers
wales606 (IP Logged)
08/02/2012 11:09
No Macleod

[www.bbc.co.uk]

And potentially, No Tovey

[www.bbc.co.uk]

 
Re: Transfers
cardiffsteve (IP Logged)
20/02/2012 11:20
Rumour, from Connacht player John Muldoon on twitter, that we're signing Irish second row/back row Robin Copeland from Rotherham.

 
Re: Transfers
hands in the ruck (IP Logged)
20/02/2012 15:10
oh god, what a rapid decline , since winning the AMLIN

 
Re: Transfers
yCymro (IP Logged)
20/02/2012 23:54
Jenkins to Toulon --> [twitter.com]

 
Re: Transfers
wales606 (IP Logged)
23/02/2012 21:29
Gethin is gone, and we wont have Gill either

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Re: Transfers
cardiffstu (IP Logged)
28/02/2012 03:20
TRT to Wasps.

[www.walesonline.co.uk]

 
Re: Transfers
28/02/2012 09:50
Quote:
cardiffstu
TRT to Wasps.
[www.walesonline.co.uk]

Tip of the iceberg apparently.

Blues Facing Major Exodus Crisis

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Re: Transfers
hands in the ruck (IP Logged)
28/02/2012 10:42
complete carnage it's the end.

 
Re: Transfers
13/03/2012 13:53
[www.bbc.co.uk]

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Re: Transfers
Yup (IP Logged)
16/03/2012 10:51
YAPP to Edinburgh?

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Re: Transfers
hands in the ruck (IP Logged)
16/03/2012 11:13
good

 
Re: Transfers
wales606 (IP Logged)
16/03/2012 12:34
No props next season then

 
Re: Transfers
rotherhamtillidie (IP Logged)
19/03/2012 07:04
I'm very surprised you haven't got Robin Copeland on the list anywhere. He's definitely joining you for next season, and one of the best open field running flankers I've seen in years.

 
Re: Transfers
amstel (IP Logged)
19/03/2012 17:49
Quote:
rotherhamtillidie
I'm very surprised you haven't got Robin Copeland on the list anywhere. He's definitely joining you for next season, and one of the best open field running flankers I've seen in years.
If he is that good,
Why hasnt any other club signed him up before now ?

 
Re: Transfers
cardiffsteve (IP Logged)
19/03/2012 20:16
Quote:
rotherhamtillidie
I'm very surprised you haven't got Robin Copeland on the list anywhere. He's definitely joining you for next season, and one of the best open field running flankers I've seen in years.

Noted a little further up the page. The Connacht captain mentioned it on twitter.

In our circumstances I'm not sure anything is "definite" though.

 
Re: Transfers
cardiffsteve (IP Logged)
19/03/2012 20:17
Quote:
amstel
Quote:
rotherhamtillidie
I'm very surprised you haven't got Robin Copeland on the list anywhere. He's definitely joining you for next season, and one of the best open field running flankers I've seen in years.
If he is that good,
Why hasnt any other club signed him up before now ?

Theres such a thing as a "late developer".

 
Re: Transfers
rotherhamtillidie (IP Logged)
19/03/2012 22:54
this guy will play for ireland, reminds me of Tom Croft, you've got yourself a star!

 
Re: Transfers
amstel (IP Logged)
20/03/2012 07:27
Quote:
rotherhamtillidie
this guy will play for ireland, reminds me of Tom Croft, you've got yourself a star!
You his Agent ?

 
Re: Transfers
26/03/2012 15:14
I hope he doesn't get good enough to play for Ireland - that's the last thing we need, another player we won't see all year!

But in all seriousness, I have heard good things about this guy to be fair. Could be a very handy little signing.

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Re: Transfers
hands in the ruck (IP Logged)
26/03/2012 18:00
we are in need of many more handy little signings

 
Re: Transfers
Yup (IP Logged)
27/03/2012 08:28
Especially in the front row, any rumours of likely signings or will our front row be Hobbs, Dacy, Andrews? Shudder!!

 
Re: Transfers
cardiffstu (IP Logged)
27/03/2012 20:05
Rumour of Rees or Owens coming from Scarlets to Cardiff but it is just that, a rumour with little or no substance.

 
Re: Transfers
hands in the ruck (IP Logged)
28/03/2012 07:51
REES, Can't see it really.

 
Re: Transfers
wales606 (IP Logged)
10/04/2012 15:41
Ive been keeping up with things here

[www.606v2.com]

by the way.

 
Re: Transfers
blue target (IP Logged)
02/05/2012 15:14
on transfers it states A Cuthbert resigned 2 years? have Imissed something he said decision last week but Ihavent heard anything

 
Re: Transfers
wales606 (IP Logged)
08/06/2012 16:37
Bourrust and Lou Reed have been confirmed.

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We finally have a new THP! smiling smiley

 
Re: Transfers
North Terracer (IP Logged)
10/06/2012 14:01
On the coaching front, the Burnell has been shown the door, while Baber's future is in the balance.

Just waiting for the club to officially confirm this in the media.

 
Re: Transfers
wales606 (IP Logged)
10/06/2012 14:31
Quote:
North Terracer
On the coaching front, the Burnell has been shown the door, while Baber's future is in the balance.
Just waiting for the club to officially confirm this in the media.

Please say that is the wrong way round?

I don't like either, but Baber is the worst by some distance.

 
Re: Transfers
PontyBlues (IP Logged)
22/06/2012 11:44
Great place to hear transfers news etc

[www.newsnow.co.uk]

Everytime the Blues are mentioned in the news it will come up here

 
Re: Transfers
ATTR (IP Logged)
25/06/2012 22:39
Not a bad site

 
Re: Transfers
29/06/2012 12:18
Yeah I use News Now to promote my stories. Very handy little site.

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Re: Transfers
Albi-Quin (IP Logged)
07/06/2013 13:06
Jamie Davies signs for Plymouth Albion

"How many more times,Ref?"

 
Re: Transfers
Bluebelly (IP Logged)
05/01/2014 15:50
Anyone know what's happened to Lou Reed? Is he injured taking time out following tragic death of his father or just out of favour. I hope he's okay.P7

 
Re: Transfers
cardiffsteve (IP Logged)
05/01/2014 16:00
He's injured.

 
Re: Transfers
Nickysbeard (IP Logged)
26/02/2014 17:52
Borrust set to leave at the end of the season.

 
Re: Transfers
robin58 (IP Logged)
28/02/2014 13:43
that would be a pity if true

 
Re: Transfers
gcblues (IP Logged)
04/03/2014 10:24
Maybe with PD now gone and if he stays injury free he might get a run of games.

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