Cardiff Blues’ Matthew Rees (No 16) is sent off for a stamp on Harlequins’ Nick Easter during the European Challenge Cup match at Cardiff Arms Park. The former Wales captain has received a seven-week ban for the incident. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Former Wales captain Matthew Rees has received a seven-week ban for stamping on Harlequins and England number eight Nick Easter. Cardiff Blues hooker (...)

A TMO interlude is announced during the Ireland v Canada clash at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.  Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters/Livepic

The England 2015 organisers couldn’t have scripted a better first weekend if they tried. An entertaining enough opening night win for the hosts, fu(...)

Ian Keatley and Keith Earls have been named in Munster’s team for tomorrow night’s game against Cardiff Blues. (Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan)

Munster v Cardiff Blues, Musgrave Park (7.35, live on TG4)Munster will be hoping to celebrate their return to the newly refurbished Cork venue with a (...)

Ian Keatley has been named in the Munster side to play Cardiff Clues in the Pro 12 tomorrow evening. (Photograph: INPHO/Marcus Sheridan)

Ian Keatley returns to the Munster team for tomorrow’s Pro 12 fixture against Cardiff Blues at the newly developed Musgrave Park.Keatley, fresh from a(...)

Ulster’s Andrew Trimble fails to stop Cardiff’s Robin Copeland from going over for a try in the  RaboDirect Pro 12 game at the  Arms Park. Photograph: Huw Evans/Inpho

Cardiff Blues 28 Ulster 23: Cardiff Blues ended a run of five successive defeats (...)

Dan Tuohy is back in the Ulster starting line-up for tomorrow’s Rabo Pro12 trip to Cardiff after recovering from the broken arm he suffered aga(...)

This is a highly practical text on fraud rather than an academic treatment of the subject. The authors have drawn on decades of practical experience o(...)

Connacht put enormous pressure on the Leinster scrum. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Having been to Beamer’s wedding on Saturday I missed all the live rugby, so settled in on Monday to catch up. It was amazing to experience the Leinste(...)

 Cardiff Blues and Wales international hooker Matthew Rees is to undergo testicular surgery.  Photograph: David Jones/PA

Cardiff Blues and Wales international hooker Matthew Rees is to undergo testicular surgery. The club announced in a statement that the 32-year-old Re(...)

 Brian O’Driscoll (lef) bamboozled opposite man  Owen Williams of the Cardiff Blues more than once in last week’s Rabo Direct Pro 12  game at the RDS. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Forget the Lions Test series, forget the Autumn Internationals and, at a push, forget the Six Nations or the All-Irelands, for the best two-horse race(...)