Match Information

Competition:
Guinness Pro14
Venue
BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park
Date
31/08/2018
Time
19:30
Status
FT
Referee
Nigel Owens

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Cardiff Blues 32 : 33 Leinster In tonight’s other games Zebre beat the Kings 32-16 and Ospreys edge Edinburgh 17-13 21:29
Cardiff Blues 32 : 33 Leinster An impressive way to win, Leo Cullen’s second string dug deep. Andrew Porter, Bryan Byrne and Gibson-Park all scored off the bench in the second half. 21:26
Cardiff Blues 32 : 33 Leinster Leinster looked down and out 15 points behind into the second half. Cardiff look gutted, but Leinster probably deserved it. 21:23
Cardiff Blues 32 : 33 Leinster Cardiff Blues and Leinster finishes with a score of Cardiff Blues 32 : 33 Leinster 21:22
Cardiff Blues 32 : 33 Leinster Cardiff knock on and it’s all over! 21:22
Cardiff Blues 32 : 33 Leinster Bryan Byrne was the Leinster player who touched it against the post 21:22
Cardiff Blues 32 : 33 Leinster Two minutes remain. 21:21
Cardiff Blues 32 : 31 Leinster Leinster ahead after the conversion for Byrne. It’s also a Leinster try bonus score! 21:20
Cardiff Blues 32 : 31 Leinster TRY LEINSTER! Ball touched off the base of the post. 21:20
Cardiff Blues 32 : 26 Leinster Advantage coming. 21:19
Cardiff Blues 32 : 26 Leinster 20 phases now. Half of which inside the 5m line. 21:19
Cardiff Blues 32 : 26 Leinster Leinster almost over. 21:17
Cardiff Blues 32 : 26 Leinster Porter wins an important defensive penalty for Leinster. 21:16
Cardiff Blues 32 : 26 Leinster 8 minutes left on the clock. Plenty of time for Leinster yet. 21:14
Cardiff Blues 32 : 26 Leinster Evans penalty is over the bar. Cardiff lead by 6 21:11
Cardiff Blues 29 : 26 Leinster Easy conversion for Byrne and Leinster back within 3. 21:09
Cardiff Blues 29 : 24 Leinster TRY LEINSTER. Gibson-Park snipes in after a lineout move 21:09
Cardiff Blues 29 : 19 Leinster Leinster over! 21:08
Cardiff Blues 29 : 19 Leinster Ross Byrne finds the corner with a penalty from inside his own half. 21:08
Cardiff Blues 29 : 19 Leinster It’s all gone a bit flat in the last ten minutes. Both sides make a couple of changes, and the game has went back and over between to two 22’s without much happening. 21:06
Cardiff Blues 29 : 19 Leinster Cardiff Penalty after a great catch and shimmy from Matthew Morgan leads to a break in field. Cardiff go to the corner. 20:55
Cardiff Blues 29 : 19 Leinster Byrne fails to convert. 20:52
Cardiff Blues 29 : 19 Leinster TRY LEINSTER! Andrew Porter mauls over. 20:52
Cardiff Blues 29 : 14 Leinster It was Reyold Lee-Lo that crossed for the fourth try. 20:49
Cardiff Blues 29 : 14 Leinster Evans stretches the lead with the conversion 20:47
Cardiff Blues 27 : 14 Leinster TRY CARDIFF! Bonus point in the bag. 20:47
Cardiff Blues 22 : 14 Leinster Impressive conversion from Evans 20:44
Cardiff Blues 20 : 14 Leinster Harries grabs his second 20:44
Cardiff Blues 20 : 14 Leinster TRY CARDIFF! 20:43
Cardiff Blues 15 : 14 Leinster Apologies, Ross Byrne’s penalty before half time just added to scoreboard now. 20:39
Cardiff Blues 15 : 14 Leinster Second half begins between Cardiff Blues and Leinster with a score of Cardiff Blues 15 : 14 Leinster 20:38
Cardiff Blues 15 : 11 Leinster It also Half Time in tonight’s other two games. Zebre 17 Kings 7 & Ospreys 3 Edinburgh 3 20:35
Cardiff Blues 15 : 11 Leinster Despite the majority of posession Lenister trail by 1. Thanks to a combination of good Cardiff defense and poor Lenister execution 20:27
Cardiff Blues 15 : 11 Leinster Half time between Cardiff Blues and Leinster with a score of Cardiff Blues 15 : 11 Leinster 20:25
Cardiff Blues 15 : 11 Leinster Ross Byrne puts the penalty over. 20:25
Cardiff Blues 15 : 11 Leinster Leinster penalty. Ellis Jenkins lucky not to see yellow. 20:24
Cardiff Blues 15 : 11 Leinster Evans sends the conversion over! 20:22
Cardiff Blues 13 : 11 Leinster TRY CARDIFF! Jason Harries gets over in the right hand corner 20:21
Cardiff Blues 8 : 11 Leinster Blues into the Leinster 22 and almost over in the corner, but Lee-Lo has foot just in touch. 20:20
Cardiff Blues 8 : 11 Leinster Nigel Owens consults his touch judge and Leinster have a penalty to relieve the pressure. 20:18
Cardiff Blues 8 : 11 Leinster Cardiff almost reply straight away. 20:16
Cardiff Blues 8 : 11 Leinster Ross Byrne appears to have taken a knock. 20:16
Cardiff Blues 8 : 11 Leinster Fergus McFadden puts the ball between the sticks and Leinster ahead. 20:16
Cardiff Blues 8 : 8 Leinster Leinster have had most of the ball, but due to strong Blues defense they haven’t made it show on the board til now. 20:15
Cardiff Blues 8 : 8 Leinster Leinster pressure beginning to tell now. Penalty in central position about 25m from goal now. 20:14
Cardiff Blues 8 : 8 Leinster Byrne somehow fails to add the extra two and hit the post. 20:08
Cardiff Blues 8 : 8 Leinster TRY LEINSTER! Tracey’s try is good! 20:07
Cardiff Blues 8 : 3 Leinster TMO. James Tracy might have got over here! 20:05
Cardiff Blues 8 : 3 Leinster Leinster work their way across the field, but run out of space and a Byrne kick in behind is touched down for a Cardiff 22 drop out. 20:04
Cardiff Blues 8 : 3 Leinster Another Leinster penalty after a side entry from Blues no.7 Ellis Jenkins. Leinster kick to the corner. 20:02
Cardiff Blues 8 : 3 Leinster Fergus McFadden, who came in after Barry Daly took an early knock, carries well and Byrne has penalty chance which he takes. 19:59
Cardiff Blues 8 : 0 Leinster Cardiff almost over again. 19:54
Cardiff Blues 8 : 0 Leinster Nice move off a Lineout by the Blues sees Willis Halaholo race over in the left corner. Tricky Conversion missed by Evans 19:50
Cardiff Blues 8 : 0 Leinster TRY BLUES! 19:48
Cardiff Blues 3 : 0 Leinster Jarrod Evans kicks the penalty 19:42
Cardiff Blues 0 : 0 Leinster Penalty Cardiff near halfway as Bent wanders offside. 19:41
Cardiff Blues 0 : 0 Leinster Early chance for Leinster as Ross Byrne kicks to the right hand ingoal area for Daly to chase, but Cardiff scramble and clear. 19:40
Cardiff Blues 0 : 0 Leinster First half begins between Cardiff Blues and Leinster 19:36
Cardiff Blues 0 : 0 Leinster We’re all set for the start of a new Pro14 season as reigning Champions Leinster travel to Cardiff to take on the Blues 19:36
Cardiff Blues 0 : 0 Leinster Team news here - https://www.sportsnewsireland.com/rugby/rugby_irish/leinster-name-team-ahead-of-cardiff-game/ 19:35