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It’s been a busy summer for Cuthbert after his excursions on the British & Irish Lions tour but after helping the Blues to a 21-10 victory he’s just glad to have blown the cobwebs off.
“I’ll probably be a bit sore but I got through the 80 minutes in my first game so I’m looking forward to getting back in the training paddock and next week against Zebre,” he said.
“The conditions were tough, it had been raining all day and the game was obviously a bit slow at times and it was a bit of a battle.”
Fellow Welsh international Rhys Patchell kicked all 21 points for Cardiff and Cuthbert insists the fly-half is in top form.
“The ball was like a bar of soap to be fair but we held in there and kept to our game plan, we knew if we stuck to that they would make mistakes and we pounced on that with Rhys’ kicking,” added Cuthbert.
“In the first half we were trying to play most of the rugby but it wasn’t coming off, but we talked about getting that territory in the second half and we knew Rhys at the moment is slotting everything so we kept the scoreboard ticking over.”