In Numbers: Cardiff Blues
This Saturday's contest at Cardiff Arms Park will be the 31st meeting between Edinburgh and the Blues in the Guinness PRO14. Stay in tune with the key numbers ahead of the Round 2 match-up:
Overall Guinness PRO14 record
Played 30, Blues won 19, Edinburgh won 11
Head to Head: Recent Championship meetings
Saturday 30 January, 2016: Cardiff Blues 10-3 Edinburgh
Saturday 7 May, 2016: Edinburgh 17-21 Cardiff Blues
Saturday 3 September, 2016: Cardiff Blues 34-16 Edinburgh
Friday 24 February, 2017: Edinburgh 17-18 Cardiff Blues
Friday 1 September, 2017: Cardiff Blues 10-20 Edinburgh
Saturday 23 February, 2019: Edinburgh 17-19 Cardiff Blues
Did you know?
Cardiff Blues three game losing run in the Guinness PRO14 ended in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
The Blues have lost just once at the Arms Park in the Championship since the opening round of last season: 34-38 to Glasgow in February.
The Welshmen beat Scottish opponents just once in any competition last season: 19-17 against Edinburgh at BT Murrayfield in round 16 of the Guinness PRO14.
The Blues have not won their opening two matches of a new campaign since 2016/17.
Edinburgh Rugby beat Zebre 50-15 at BT Murrayfield last weekend, only the second time they had clocked up a half century of points in a Championship encounter since 2011.
Edinburgh’s only victory in their last four away games was at Scarlets in April.
The Scotsmen have won on three of their last six visits to Wales.
Blues only defeat in their last eight fixtures against Edinburgh in all competitions was 10-20 on Edinburgh’s most recent visit to the Arms Park in September 2017.