The Blue & Blacks suffered a heavy defeat in their first full fifteen warm up game at the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
An experienced and powerful Coventry side score 50 points against a home side that had several of the full squad missing. First half tries from Rob Knox, Devlin Hope, Ryan Hough and Loti Molitika gave the visitors a 29-0 half time lead. The Blue & Blacks did have chances to get on the scoreboard but two last ditch tackles saved the visitor try line.
The second half saw much of the same, Adam Canning, James Tincknell and Sam Pailor crossed the whitewash, the Blue and Blacks only score came from Chris Williams, Geriant Llewellyn added the conversion to make the full time score Cardiff 7 Coventry 50.