• Home
  • /
  • Rugby
  • /
  • Dan Fish Adds To His Cult Hero Status With Classy Performance For Cardiff

Dan Fish Adds To His Cult Hero Status With Classy Performance For Cardiff

Dan Fish Adds To His Cult Hero Status With Classy Performance For Cardiff
By Colman Stanley Updated

The ‘Cult of Dan Fish’ continues to grow after the Cardiff number ten put in a classy performance today in their 43-17 loss away to Harlequins in the Champions Cup.

Dan Fish has been making headlines recently after he announced his retirement in October only to be coaxed back for a number of games after Cardiff were struck with a number of Covid cases over the last number of weeks.

Dan Fish - Cardiff Legend

His showing today sent rugby twitter wild with pundits and fans alike showing their love. People have been calling for him to be called up to Wales’ Six Nations squad, and even the Lions Tour in 2025.

Of course there is a tongue in cheek element to the hyperbole of the Dan Fish love in, but clips such as the one below show why he is deserving of the attention.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Fish and Cardiff went toe to toe with Marcus Smith and Harlequins for a large part of the game. The score was 17-17 until the last quarter when Quins’ power and class began to show. No. 8 Alex Dombrandt went over for two tries and centre Andre Estuhuizen notched one with a minute left.

Sadly for Fish, he might end up before the citing commissioner for this elbow hit late in the match.

Despite the finishing score line, it was a performance to be proud of for the Welsh team. They were heavy underdogs away from home against the English Champions, and are still dealing with their Covid crisis.

Advertisement

Dan Fish had officially announced his retirement last October to focus full on his role within Cardiff’s academy.

However, with Cardiff in desperate need of players, he put his retirement on hold and answered the call for a game against the Dragons. He subsequently togged out last week against Toulouse.

Fish has been playing for Cardiff since 2010, and is still relatively young at only 31 years of age. Judging by the joy he seems to be getting out of his recent outings, who knows how long until he finally hangs up his boots.

Advertisement

See Also: Quiz: Name Every RTÉ Sports Person Of The Year Winner This Century

Join The Monday Club Have a tip or something brilliant you wanted to share on? We're looking for loyal Balls readers free-to-join members club where top tipsters can win prizes and Balls merchandise

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now!

Copyright © 2022. All rights reserved. Developed by Square1 and powered by PublisherPlus.com

Advertisement