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We will regroup for Euro clash - Turnbull

10th October 2016

Josh Turnbull insists Cardiff Blues will regroup in time for their first European Challenge Cup clash of the season, away against Bristol Rugby on Friday.

Wales’ Capital Region were on the end of a 46-24 defeat to Ospreys last night at the Liberty Stadium.
But utility forward, Turnbull, says the team must work hard on the training ground this week to regain the form his side showed at the start of the season.
“We have Monday to look back at where we went wrong against Ospreys and then we’ll start the work on the training ground, ready for Bristol in Europe next weekend,” said Turnbull.
“We’ll be looking at what we’ve done well in the previous matches and develop that back into our game before the test we face on Friday.
“I think we have a good chance in Europe. There are going to be some great games against all three teams, but we have to assess ourselves on Monday to make sure we get back to winning ways at Bristol.”
Despite an early Kristian Dacey try, the Ospreys eventually ran away as comfortable victors on the night, scoring eight tries in the process.
Three of their tries came during the 10 minutes period when Dan Fish was sent to the sin-bin, and Turnbull believes this was a turning point in the game.
“We started well, especially with the driving line-out for the try. We were down to 14 men soon after that, and we were on the back foot from then onwards, and the Ospreys scored a few tries during that period.
“Every derby you find the opposition picks up their game, no matter who the opponents are."