Cardiff Blues 3 - 17 Ospreys
HT 3-7
Fri 01 January 19:35 Cardiff City Stadium Ref: Ben Whitehouse Guinness PRO14

Full Time

FULL TIME | Y CHWIBAN OLAF - Cardiff Blues 3 Ospreys 17



Best of wishes to Garyn Smith, who is stretchered off here after a lengthy treatment. 3-17


Yellow Card

Scott Andrews is sent to the sin bin this time for repeat infringements at the scrum. 3-17 #GuinnessPRO14


Justin Tipuric's effort in the corner is chalked off as he brushed the touchline. 3-17 #GuinnessPRO14


Shane Lewis-Hughes bursts through the midfield to put Cardiff Blues on the front foot. They work it wide to Halaholo, who is wrestled into touch. 3-17 #GuinnessPRO14


Try (Opp.)

Ospreys' maul charge towards the try line but is brought down by Arhip. A penalty try and a yellow card is the result . 3-17 #GuinnessPRO14


As we enter the final quarter, Lloyd Williams and James Ratti are on, with Seb Davies returning from the bin. 3-10 #GuinnessPRO14



Luke Scully is on to make his Cardiff Blues debut, replacing Jason Tovey, while Corey Domachowski is also introduced. 3-10 #GuinnessPRO14


Penalty Goal (Opp.)

Myler adds a penalty to open up a seven point lead. 3-10 #GuinnessPRO14


Yellow Card

Seb Davies is sent to the sin bin for sacking the line-out. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14


Rey Lee-Lo and Adams combine well down the right, but the latter's offload is knocked forward. Amos does well to clear as Ospreys kick to the backfield, beating Morgan with a fine step, but a penalty is conceded at the resulting line-out. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14


Stephen Myler's attempt at goal drifts wide. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14


Wonderful take on the turn by Garyn Smith, who puts in an equally impressive kick to bring us to the Ospreys' 10m line. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14



Willis Halaholo replaces Aled Summerhill at half time. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14


Half Time

HALF TIME | HANNER AMSER - Ifan Phillips' try sees the visitors ahead at the break. Cais I Ifan Phillips, a'r Gweilch ar y blaen ar yr hanner. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14


Lydiate leads with the forearm into Tovey's throat and is shown a yellow card, presenting on final opportunity for the home side here. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14


Throw not straight from the second line-out and Ospreys have an opportunity to exit. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14


Ospreys concede a penalty from the restart, and Tovey does brilliantly to find the corner. Cardiff Blues set up for the maul and Whitehouse blows for another penalty. Tovey again goes for the corner. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14


Try (Opp.)

After an offside penalty on half way, Ospreys drive their way over for the first try from the resulting line out, with Ifan Phillips touching down. Myler adds the extras. 3-7 #GuinnessPRO14


Clever kick from birthday boy Tomos Williams to pin Ospreys right in the corner. 3-0 #GuinnessPRO14


Penalty Goal

Jason Tovey makes no mistakes to open the scoring from the tee. 3-0 #GuinnessPRO14


Rhys Webb concedes a penalty for a deliberate knock on five meters from his own line, but the scrum half remains on the field. 0-0 #GuinnessPRO14


Hallam Amos decides to counter and releases Aled Summerhill on the outside. Tomos Williams is in support, and a big carry from Carré brings us into the Ospreys 22. 0-0 #GuinnessPRO14


Nice work from Jason Tovey and Aled Summerhill as Cardiff Blues look to run out of their 22. Their ambition is rewarded with a penalty at the following breakdown. 0-0 #GuinnessPRO14


Dan Evans sends it long down the middle, but Amos returns and finds touch in the Ospreys half. Wonderful kick from the full back. 0-0 #GuinnessPRO14


Webb this time kicks to find the corner, and pin the hosts back on their own 5m line. 0-0 #GuinnessPRO14


Ospreys have started strong here, with a couple of early penalties giving them good field position. Stephen Myler spots space behind and nudges to the corner. Big line-out early on but Thornton claims it and Williams clears outside the 22. 0-0 #GuinnessPRO14