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Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

European rugby is back for 2018 as the quarterfinal line-ups are finalised. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.

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Webb brace gives Ospreys derby spoils

Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb scored two tries as Ospreys held on to seal a 29-28 bonus-point victory over Cardiff in the Guinness PRO14 at the Liberty Stadium.

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Scarlets hold off Blues to strengthen lead

Scarlets recorded a 14-11 victory over the Cardiff Blues to maintain their position at the top of Conference B in the Guinness PRO14.

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Cardiff hold on for derby victory over Dragons

Cardiff Blues claimed their sixth consecutive league victory over the Dragons in a PRO14 Boxing Day derby which grew to a thrilling finale.

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34dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

European rugby is back with another stacked fixture list. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.

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34dESPN Staff

Blues head coach Wilson to join Wasps

Outgoing Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson will join Wasps next season as part of an expanded coaching team.

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Challenge Cup: Gloucester fight back in Italy

Ollie Thorley scored a try in each half as Gloucester came from behind to claim a 33-26 bonus-point win over Zebre in European Challenge Cup Pool Three, while there was also wins for Newcastle, Sale and Worcester.

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Blues end Connacht's winning run

Connacht's five-match winning run came to an end as Cardiff Blues triumphed 36-30 at Arms Park.

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Newcastle sweep aside Blues with nine tries

Newcastle produced a second successive high-scoring Anglo-Welsh Cup victory with a nine-try demolition of Cardiff Blues at Kingston Park.

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Tipuric, Webb a doubt for Wales vs. Australia

Flanker Justin Tipuric and scrum-half Rhys Webb are understood to be major doubts for Wales' autumn series opener against Australia on Saturday.

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Cardiff ease past Zebre

Cardiff Blues moved up two places in the Conference A section of the Guinness PRO14 as they condemned Welsh regional rivals the Ospreys to bottom spot with a 37-8 home win over Zebre.

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Cardiff defeat Toulouse in France

Cardiff Blues are two from two in the Challenge Cup after registering a famous win in Toulouse.

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Cardiff upset Top 14 leaders Lyon

Cardiff got their campaign up and running with a bonus-point victory over Top 14 leaders Lyon, the Welsh outfit emerging 29-19 victors at Cardiff Arms Park.

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Cardiff fight back to clinch victory vs. Dragons

Matthew Morgan grabbed two tries as Cardiff hit back from an 11-point half-time deficit to clinch a 43-29 victory over Newport Gwent Dragons at the Arms Park.

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Hill: Dragons players feared for their jobs

Cardiff head into their first Welsh derby of the 2017-18 PRO14 season under a cloud, but the visit of the Dragons Friday night offers Danny Wilson and his side hope that things will get better.

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Hanrahan marks Munster return with brace

Munster mined 14 points from a second half sin-binning as they put Cardiff Blues away for a 39-16 PRO14 win.

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112dESPN Staff

Wilson opts against renewing Blues deal

The Cardiff Blues have confirmed head coach Danny Wilson will leave the region at the end of the season, having decided against renewing his contract.

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Blues edge out Connacht as Halaholo stars

Jarrod Evans nailed the match-winning conversion in windy conditions as Cardiff Blues edged out Connacht 17-15 for their first win at the Sportsground since May 2014.

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Cardiff suffer third consecutive defeat

A late penalty from Finn Russell condemned Cardiff to a third consecutive defeat in a dismal start to their Guinness PRO14 season.

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Warburton setback 'a major blow for all'

Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson has described Wales star Sam Warburton's latest injury setback as "a major blow for all concerned".

2018 RankingsEuropean Rugby Challenge Cup

  • CDB17th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Edinburgh : 38 Tries Scored
    EDINB1st
    9
    38
  • CDB11th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Edinburgh : 191 Points Difference
    EDINB1st
    1
    191