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  • Taff Vale Ra
  • 1840: The first railway station in Cardiff opened at Crockherbtown, owned by the Taff Vale Railway. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1855: The Taff Vale Railway began a train service from the Rhondda Valley to Cardiff. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then the opening of the Taff Vale Railway from Merthyr to Cardiff in 1841 gave the town a new eastern perimeter to reach for, as well as its first public railway station, called Crockherbtown (renamed Queen Street in 1887). (dicmortimer.com)
  • 1536
  • 1536: The legislative union of England and Wales (Laws in Wales Acts 1535-1542) was established. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was closed in the Reformation and taken over by the Herberts, a foul clan of English power-brokers who held the Lordship of Cardiff from Wales' annexation in 1536 right through to 1733, to become a farm for the Castle. (dicmortimer.com)
  • Lansdowne Road
  • The Welsh and Watkins were victorious, beating the Irish 18-9 at Lansdowne Road. (wikipedia.org)
  • Played at Lansdowne Road, the new Welsh forward play was no match for the Irish kick-and-rush tactics which saw Ireland win 4-8. (wikipedia.org)
  • Llanelli
  • Wales lost this game too, again the forwards could not contend with the opposing side and Biggs and Parfitt were replaced by Morgan of Llanelli and Sweet-Escott of Cardiff in the final game of the tournament. (wikipedia.org)
  • champions
  • Cardiff were champions of the first competition in 1949-50 but were denied a double after Ystradgynlais beat them in the Final. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biggs
  • After an early try from Norman Biggs, Cardiff won the forward battle on a slow and wet pitch, winning the game by a goal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biggs started the 1896/97 season with Cardiff by being made club vice-captain under Jack Elliott. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the 1897/98 season Biggs was made captain of Cardiff, following his brother Norman, who has also held the position four years earlier. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biggs replaced Lloyd for the away match against Ireland, and a Welsh victory gave Wales the tournament. (wikipedia.org)
  • merge
  • There had been previous attempts to merge the clubs, in November 1892 and between 1902 and 1904, when the two clubs worked closely to fund a new pavilion to serve the needs of both clubs, but it was not until 1922 that the merger finally took place. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2014, it was decided that the two open Rugby League sides in the City, Cardiff Demons and Cardiff Spartans would merge to form a new club, Cardiff City RLFC. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1997
  • In 1997 the club moved to their permanent home of the Diamond cricket ground at Forest Farm, Whitchurch, Cardiff and by July 2007 a new pavilion had been built on the ground. (wikipedia.org)
  • selectors
  • The selectors kept faith in the forwards, fielding an unchanged pack for the first time in Welsh rugby history. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally a collier, Evans became a police officer in 1892 and his size and strength typified the style of forward player the Welsh selectors turned to in the late 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Africa
  • The next season saw the South Africa tour Britain, and Brown faced them twice, at county and then club level. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the disappointing performance against South Africa, Wales rediscovered their form to beat England convincingly 22-0. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • In 1996, the club was renamed Inter CableTel A.F.C. (after their sponsors), but reverted to Inter Cardiff FC in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite their entry into European competition in the 1999-2000 UEFA Cup they finished the season one place above relegation and lost their hold on the Welsh Cup in the Fourth Round. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bert Winfield
  • David began the move that created the second Cardiff try during the game, but fullback Bert Winfield missed the conversion in the final minutes, giving the All Blacks a narrow victory. (wikipedia.org)
  • Metropolitan University
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University/UWIC RLFC were consistently one of the best university sides in Great Britain having won the national title twice in the early part of this century. (wikipedia.org)
  • game
  • Kedzlie was one of five new caps brought into the Welsh pack for the game, which was captained by Newport's Tom Clapp. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales lost the game and Kedzlie did not represent the country again. (wikipedia.org)
  • The League at the time consisted of 31 clubs in one division who each played a 36-game season. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cardiff won both matches with Viv Huzzey scoring two tries, four conversions and a dropped goal in the second game. (wikipedia.org)
  • The one game Wales played was against England, and Evans played in a pack with Rhondda players Dick Hellings and Jack Rhapps. (wikipedia.org)
  • The game ended with the largest win for Wales over England. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales lost the game, but Jordan played well and scored two tries, one of which Gould, also appearing in his first game for Wales, converted. (wikipedia.org)
  • The game ended in a record win over the Irish for Wales, but despite this the next season David was replaced by Newport's Tommy Vile. (wikipedia.org)
  • and it was from Brown's performance on this game that he would later win his Welsh cap. (wikipedia.org)
  • tries
  • Jordan played in three games for Wales scoring two tries, though at the time scoring tries carried no points. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wrexham
  • On 20 April 2011, the Football Association of Wales invited these six clubs to rejoin the Welsh Cup for the 2011-12 season, but only Merthyr Town, Newport County and Wrexham accepted. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cardiff's
  • Cardiff, only a city due to the geological concurrence of coal and sea and the anthropological aberration of the profit motive, has been particularly unsentimental about its past, sweeping away whole neighbourhoods, familiar spaces and well-worn routes over and over again in what, with hindsight, begins to look like a 200-year state of delirium, a neurotic flight from the inconvenient facts of Cardiff's saga of violent appropriation. (dicmortimer.com)
  • The Canal would be a Cardiff emblem until the late 1940s when the Council filled it in with the characteristic stupidity that has been an abiding feature of Cardiff's rulers. (dicmortimer.com)
  • grounds
  • The club initially played on various cricket grounds, mostly in eastern Cardiff, due to better drainage. (wikipedia.org)
  • They played at four grounds in and around the Cardiff area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The outbreak of the Second World War interrupted Welsh League football but the Corries continued to play friendlies using a number of grounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • The variety of venues the ManVan has visited has included hospitals, supermarkets, social clubs, caravan fairs and rugby grounds to help raise awareness of the ManVan service and identify potential clients. (ecancer.org)