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LIVE: Welsh Varsity 2019

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201920:53

Men’s Rugby

FULL TIME:

Cardiff 78-7 Swansea

WHAT A GAME!!! Well done Cardiff. Valiant effort from Swansea in difficult circumstances for their club.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201920:52

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 78-7

Huw Roberts, having just been denied in the corner, dives in under the posts. Beautiful play.

You Guessed it Davies gets it to end the match

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201920:47

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 71-7

Swansea finally dirty Cardiff’s sheet, as their 12 breaks numerous tackles to score. Cardiff will be disappointed in their defence, too many missed tackles so close to the end.

Conversion taken well.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201920:39

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 71-0 Swansea

Wall takes Cardiff to 10. That’s tries not points….

Davies slots another.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201920:34

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 64-0 Swansea

Stonehill batters himself to score Cardiff’s 9th.

Davies continues his incredible kicking form

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201920:26

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 57-0 Swansea

Gareth Ansell crushes his way to score a try.

Davies converts.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201920:20

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 50-0 Swansea

Charge down Charlie Dyde breaks the second half deadlock to take Cardiff to their half-century.

Davies competently converts.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201920:08

Men’s Rugby

We’re off for another half!

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201919:55

Men’s Rugby

Half-Time

Cardiff 43-0 Swansea

Now for the half-time entertainment, I feel like I’m at the Super Bowl!

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201919:46

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 43-0 Swansea

Owen Davies throws an audacious but accurate pass for Ramage to dance across the line.

James Davies re-finds his form and gets the conversion

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201919:43

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 36-0 Swansea

George Thomas strolls in for an easy try following a beautiful move straight from the training ground.

Davies misses his kick

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201919:29

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 31-0 Swansea

Rhodri Wall sprints down the wing and dots down following another sensational pass from Ramage.

Davies converts.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201919:24

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 24-0 Swansea

James Davies puts a gentle chip through for Owen Williams takes well and powers over.

Davies converts.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201919:16

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 17-0 Swansea

Marcus Ramage passes effortlessly to Owen Williams to run over a simple try as Davies again converts.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201919:13

Men’s Rugby

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Cardiff 10-0 Swansea

Beautiful chip and chase on the counter attack from scrum-half Owen Davies.

James Davies slots a simple conversion.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201919:10

Men’s Rugby

Penalty.

Cardiff 3-0 Swansea.

Good start from Cardiff.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201919:06

Men’s Rugby

Kick Off!!! Here we go!

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201918:35

UPDATE!

Now that the ladies rugby has concluded, the 2019 Welsh Varsity comes to a close with Cardiff coming away 29-17 overall winners.

A fantastic effort by all the Cardiff teams who have put on a brilliant showing once again.

Now it’s down to the men’s rugby to cap off the day with Varsity Cup success.

Cardiff 27-17 Swansea!!

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201918:14

WOMENS RUGBY

TRY SWANSEA!
Heartbreak for Cardiff as Swansea have stollen it right at the end. Cardiff have given everything but they have lost the game in the final few seconds.
Cardiff 27-30 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201918:12

WOMENS RUGBY

Amazing scenes at the Principality. Swansea looked destined to score and win the game but some heroic goal-line defending keeps the visitors out.
Cardiff 27-25 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201918:07

WOMENS RUGBY

TRY SWANSEA!
Numerous phases of possession leads to an inevitable try for the away team. The following conversion is no good.
Cardiff 27-25 Swansea
Only five minutes remain!
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201918:00

WOMENS RUGBY

TRY CARDIFF!
The home side is back in-front and the conversion has been made!
Cardiff 27-20 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:58

WOMENS CYCLING

It’s a cycling double for Swansea who have also come away victorious.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:53

MENS CYCLING

Swansea win the men’s cycling in a narrow 109-108 victory.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:48

KICKBOXING

Another point for Swansea who take the kickboxing.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:44

WOMENS RUGBY

TRY SWANSEA!
The visitors are refusing to give up and keep finding ways to stay in the game. Conversion missed.
Cardiff 20-20 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:40

WOMENS RUGBY

TRY CARDIFF!
The home team are back in front. Cardiff have dominated the second-half and deservedly lead.
Conversion misssed.
Cardiff 20-15 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:38

WOMENS RUGBY

YELLOW CARD!
Swansea pick up another yellow card. Can Cardiff take advantage?
Cardiff 15-15 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:31

WOMENS RUGBY

TRY CARDIFF!
Great start to the half and Cardiff draw level! Conversion missed.
Cardiff 15-15 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:25

MENS WATERPOLO

Swansea and Cardiff cannot be separated and the points are shared.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:23

WOMENS RUGBY

Swansea score a third try just before the end of the first half.

A very close first 40, with both teams showing their attacking prowess with a total of five tries being scored already!

Cardiff 10-15 Swansea

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:22

UPDATE!

Swansea women win the waterpolo 14-12

Cardiff men’s volleyball are victorious 3-1

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:10

WOMEN’S RUGBY

TRY CARDIFF!
Cardiff showing heroic resilience and securing a second try to equalise before half time. Conversion missed!
Cardiff 10-10

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:04

<strong>WOMEN’S RUGBY</strong>

TRY SWANSEA!

Patient play and Swansea cap off a good move with another try. Conversion missed!

Cardiff 5-10 Swansea

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201917:01

WOMEN’S RUGBY

YELLOW CARD!

Swansea have been reduced to 14.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201916:53

<strong>WOMENS RUGBY</strong>

TRY SWANSEA!

The visitors respond with a well-worked try in the corner. Conversion missed!

Cardiff 5-5 Swansea

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201916:50

WOMENS RUGBY

TRY CARDIFF!

The hosts take the lead but the resulting conversion is just wide!

Cardiff 5-0 Swansea

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201916:46

MENS HOCKEY

Swansea take the hockey in convincing fashion coming away 6-2 winners.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201916:35

BOXING

The boxing has ended in a draw so both Cardiff and Swansea each earn half a point.
Swansea retain the boxing Varsity shield.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201916:34
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201916:26

WOMENS FOOTBALL

Swansea women have come out 3-2 winners in a tightly contested affair.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201916:19

MENS HOCKEY

Swansea now lead 6-2 with 12 minutes to go!
After falling behind 2-0, Cardiff responded brilliantly and drew level after Ed Carr grabbed his second of the game via a penalty.
But, Cardiff’s resurgence was short-lived. Swansea have really affirmed their grip on the game and have raced out to a 6-2 lead.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201916:06

WINNERS!

Cardiff University are victorious at Radyr with the golf club winning their match.
Also, the cricket team have successfully made it six-straight Varsity wins after bowling Swansea out for 148! Fantastic effort from everyone involved at CUCC.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201915:29

WINNERS!

With both the men’s and women’s tennis teams gaining unassailable leads in their matches, Swansea are unable to overtake Cardiff!

Congratulations to Cardiff University!

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201915:07
LADIES FOOTBALL
It’s been a scintillating first half at Sport Wales. Cardiff led at 1-0 before equalising when 1-2 behind.
Keep it up, girls!
Cardiff 2-2 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201914:50

KICKBOXING

Victory for Swansea after a tight end to the fixture!
Overall: Cardiff 22-9 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201914:45

SCORE UPDATE


Cardiff 21-8 Swansea

By our calculations, Cardiff only need to win FIVE more of the remaining 19 events to regain the Varsity Shield!
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201914:28

WOMENS HOCKEY


Cardiff make it 2-0 through Ashley Davies for her second of the game. 12 minutes remaining!
Cardiff 2-0 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201914:23

MENS CRICKET

Over at Newport CC, Cardiff finish with a respectable 167 for 6. Andy Gorvin rallying the troops with an impressive 56 from 30 balls.
Swansea’s innings to come…
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201914:20

EQUESTRIAN

No, we haven’t typed it wrong, lowest score wins in equestrian and the girls are victorious!
Cardiff 172-204 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201914:07
WOMENS TENNIS
Women’s doubles are almost over. On court 3, Cardiffs Rebecca Astill and Anna Rolfe have just won against Swansea’s Jess Diack and Izzy Abernethy. They won both sets. Try score for the first was 6-4 and score for the second was 7-5

Meanwhile on Court 4 Cardiff’s Alice Warren and Panteleima Nicolaidou have lost in a tie break of 10-6 in their final set to Swansea’s Amy Basford and Lena Klein.

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201914:02

LADIES HOCKEY

GOAL! Cardiff take the lead in the 20th minute after a loose ball is poked home from close range.
Cardiff 1-0 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201914:01

MENS FOOTBALL

GOAL! It’s 2-2 at Sport Wales thanks to Munashe Mundaza!
Cardiff 2-2 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201913:24

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Full time at Llanrumney and it’s a win for the Titans. Cardiff will be happy to have not been on the end of a drubbing like last year so there are some positives to take!
Cardiff 13-36 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201913:08

LADIES BASKETBALL

At the end of the third quarter, Cardiff lead Swansea 70-27!
Elsewhere, another point on the board for Cardiff as men’s frisbee finishes 12-5 to the home side!
Latest overall score: Cardiff 12.5 – 5.5 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201913:03

IMG FOOTBALL

PENALTIES! After a late equaliser from Cardiff, Swansea win the decisive penalty shoot-out 3-1.
Unlucky, lads.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201913:02

FRESHERS RUGBY

Cardiff are looking comfortable at the moment at Cardiff Arms Park.
Cardiff 19-10 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:52

MENS TENNIS

Men’s Doubles: On court 1, Cardiff’s Owain Atkinson and Tom Davenport win the match in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 against Swansea’s Matt Sharp and Matt Lloyd, who was able to play doubles despite ankle injury. Lloyd will not be playing singles, however.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:50

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

The Cobras looked to have got back into the game at Llanrumney but two quickfire tries from the Titans sees Swansea extend their lead to 28-13.
Cardiff 28-13 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:47

WOMENS FENCING

Thanks to our friends at Xpress Radio, women’s fencing turned their league success into an incredible win in Varsity!
Cardiff 135-47 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:42

MENS FOOTBALL

The men’s football are into the lead early on! Martin opens the scoring for the home side.
Cardiff 1-0 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:42

IMG FOOTBALL

SCENES! With just minutes remaining, Cardiff knick one at the back post, levelling it up at 2-2!
Cardiff 2-2 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:23

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

TOUCHDOWN COBRAS! Ross Ludlow goes in from 55 yards after a fantastically worked screen-play! LETS GO!
Cardiff 6-12 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:22

LADIES BASKETBALL

It’s the end of the first quarter at Cardiff have a very good lead!
Cardiff 35-12 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:21

TRIATHLON

Victories in the men’s and ladies’ triathlon gives Cardiff two more points on the board!
Cardiff 8.5-3.5 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:13

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Is this where the tides turn for the Cobras? A huge stop by the Cardiff prevents the Titans from scoring again.
Cardiff 0-12 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:12

LADIES BASKETBALL

It’s been a fast start for Cardiff in the basketball. Our reporter at Sport Wales, Emily Hatter, is impressed with the noise and atmosphere being created by the Cardiff fans!
Cardiff 17-4 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:08

FRESHERS RUGBY

It’s a blistering start from the Swans who take the lead with a converted try. Our reporter Jack Vavasour has been impressed with Swansea’s number 11 so far.
Cardiff 0-7 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:05

LADIES VOLLEYBALL

It’s currently 4-2 to Cardiff at the ladies volleyball with one game already wrapped up as a Cardiff win.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201912:03

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Our reporter at Llanrumney George Willoughby has his say on the game at half time:
“Cardiff have shown glimpses but they have to find a way to stop Swansea moving the ball or this one is over.”
Half time: Cardiff 0-12 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:54

MENS ULTIMATE FRISBEE

The men are following in the footsteps of the victorious women as they lead 4-1 over Swansea, come on Cardiff!
Cardiff 4-1 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:49

WOMENS ULTIMATE FRISBEE

Cardiff are victorious over Swansea in the ultimate frisbee, well done girls!
Cardiff 7-4 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:48

NETBALL

Victory for the netball team as they comfortably beat their fierce rivals!
Cardiff 39-31 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:37

FRESHERS RUGBY

All set for freshers rugby at Cardiff Arms Park!
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:32

MENS BADMINTON

Success in the doubles as both teams win their sets. Aidan Gibbons extends Cardiff’s lead in the singles with a win.
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:30

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

It’s another Swansea score down at Llanrumney. The Titans’ quarterback touches down in the end zone.
Cardiff 0-12 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:26

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

The Cobras look to strike back after an early score from the Titans. However, Cardiff are unable to get the one yard gain needed and Swansea regain possession.
Cardiff 0-6 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:22

SWIMMING

Swansea have their first point of the day after an impressive 125-98 win over Cardiff.
Current Varsity Cup score: Cardiff 4.5 – 3.5 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:15

MENS TENNIS

Not long to go until men’s tennis here at Cardiff Lawn Tennis Club. We have been informed that Matt Lloyd, Swansea’s singles and doubles player, could be forced to draw out of the game through injury.
Updates from 11:30am
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201911:11

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

We’re underway at Llanrumney and Swansea have taken an early lead with a touchdown – the 2pt conversion is missed though.
Cardiff 0-6 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201910:53

LADIES LACROSSE

We have our first point on the board thanks to the ladies lacrosse team!
Cardiff 21-10 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201910:48

LADIES LACROSSE

Cardiff really pulling away now. Number 44 scores after a length of the field run!

Cardiff 21-9 Swansea

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201910:41

LADIES NETBALL

Cardiff’s goal attack looking good with composure in front of the net. Get down to Sport Wales if you have a chance!
Cardiff 21-14 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201910:36
SWIMMING
The heats are underway at the moment down at Cardiff Bay, finals on their way soon!
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201910:31

LADIES NETBALL

Cardiff continue to lead over at the netball with a seven-point margin!
Cardiff 20-13 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201910:29
MEN’S BADMINTON
Our reporter Ashley Boyle is over at Talybont Sports Centre watching the badminton.
Updates to follow!

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201910:25
LADIES NETBALL
It’s an incredible atmosphere down at the women netball! Cardiff have the advantage at the end of the first quarter.
Cardiff 8-6 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201909:59

LADIES LACROSSE

Surely that’s the first point of the day for Cardiff?
Cardiff 10-3 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201909:52

LADIES LACROSSE

Cardiff are pulling ahead here in the second quarter. Come on Cardiff!

Cardiff 7-3 Swansea

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201909:39

LADIES LACROSSE

Lacrosse is off to a flyer! Cardiff have taken the lead twice but Swansea have replied with scores on both occasions!
Cardiff 2-2 Swansea
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201909:21

LADIES LACROSSE

Live updates to come from 9:30 AM at Sport Wales Astro Pitch, follow all the action here!

Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201909:07

AND WE’RE OFF!

Triathlon kicks off Varsity Day!
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201909:00

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Our reporter George Willoughby has just informed us that an important player in the Cobras team won’t be travelling with the squad.
Not the best way to start the day!
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201908:59

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

The Cobras are making their way to Llanrumney to face the Titans.
Will they be able to make up for last year’s heavy defeat?
Our reporter George Willoughby is on the team bus and says there is a “very good mood within the camp, the team are excited and are looking forward to the game.”
Gair Rhydd Sport April 10, 201908:19

GOOD MORNING

It’s just gone 8.20AM and we’re set up for the day in the media office, follow all of our coverage throughout the day right here!
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