Heineken Cup Rd 2 Review: Toulon Get the Blues While Ulster Impress

by Paul Cook - Cardiff Blues lit up the second round of this season’s Heineken Cup with a thrilling last gasp victory over the holders - and many people’s favourites to repeat that success - Toulon, 19-15 at Cardiff Arms Park. Having disappointed in their opening round loss to Exeter Chiefs, the Blues were under pressure to restore some wounded pride and get themselves back into contention for a Quarter-Final spot but they faced a formidable challenge from a Toulon side who came into the game having racked up a half century of points the previous week against Pro-12 pacesetters Glasgow Warriors. However, with the legendary Arms Park abuzz at the presence of the French giants, they produced a resilient effort to stare down a 12-6 deficit
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