HOLLAND HAILS JUDGEMENT DAY SUCCESS :: 01 Apr 09:08

Cardiff Blues Chief hails Millennium Stadium match collaboration

By Gwydion Griffiths

Despite going down 16-23 to the Ospreys, Cardiff Blues Chief Executive Richard Holland has hailed the first double header fixture a success

Speaking after the final whistle, Richard Holland said,

“Cardiff Blues matches at the Millennium Stadium have always drawn big crowds and we are delighted with the numbers that turned up for the double header fixture.

“When we, the Blues and Dragons, first approached the WRU regarding holding our home matches at the national stadium we knew there would be a lot of hard work involved.

“However, I think Saturday’s matches shows what can be achieved when the regions and the union work together.

“Saturday was a fantastic way to showcase the best rugby talent in Wales.

“A majority of the players that the regions have developed, who helped win Six Nations championship, were on display.

“I would like to thank our staff who have worked tirelessly alongside the WRU in arranging the match, as well as the union for putting so much financial resource behind the marketing of the games.

“The double header Millennium Stadium matches will, I’m sure, go from strength to strength and Saturday was a great starting point.”