Cardiff Blues hammer Harlequins in LV Cup

Cardiff Blues hammered former English champions Harlequins 35-5 in the Anglo Welsh LV= Cup at the Arms Park in Cardiff on Friday.

A Harlequins side containing a handful of internationals were thrashed by Cardiff
Blues at Arms Park, with the hosts outscoring their English visitors five tries
to one.

Filo Paulo scored the first and Marc Breeze rounded things off as the Blues
comprehensively saw off last season’s winners of the competition.

Harlequins could only muster a try from Ollie Lindsay-Hague as Jordan Turner-Hall
returned from injury in midfield.

Final Score Cardiff Blues 35 (14) Harlequins 5 (5)

Scorers

Cardiff Blues
Tries – Paulo, Evans, Fish, Williams, Breeze
Pen –
Con – Humberstone (5)
Drop –

Harlequins
Tries – Lindsay-Hague
Pen –
Con –
Drop –

Match Officials
Referee:
Matthew Carley (RFU, 2nd competition game).
Assistant Referees: Gwyn Morris and Neil Perkins (WRU)

Teams

Cardiff Blues: 15 Tom Williams, 14 Richard Smith, 13 Owen Williams, 12 Gavin Evans, 11 Dan Fish, 10 Gareth Davies, 9 Lewis Jones, 8 Luke Hamilton, 7 Ellis Jenkins (c), 6 Macauley Cook, 5 Filo Paulo, 4 James Down, 3 Benoit Bourrust, 2 Rhys Williams, 1 Thomas Davies.

Replacements: 16 Marc Breeze, 17 Sam Hobbs, 18 Scott Andrews, 19 Chris Dicomidis, 20 Robin Copeland, 21 Lloyd Williams, 22 Simon Humberstone, 23 Isaia Tuifua.

Harlequins: 15 Ollie Lindsay-Hague, 14 Paul Sackey, 13 Harry Sloan, 12 Jordan Turner-Hall, 11 Sam Smith, 10 Ben Botica, 9 Sam Stuart, 8 Tom Guest (capt), 7 Maurie Fa’asavalu, 6 Joe Trayfoot, 5 Sam Twomey, 4 George Merrick, 3 Paul Doran Jones, 2 Joe Gray, 1 Darryl Marfo.

Replacements: 16 Nic Mayhew, 17 Mark Lambert, 18 Kyle Sinckler, 19 Kieran Treadwell, 20 Henry Cheeseman, 21 Jordan Burns, 22 Louis Grimoldby, 23 Ugo Monye

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