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# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 31 October, 2020

7 changes in Munster team to face Dragons
# New Look
# New Look

7 changes in Munster team to face Dragons

Oct 31st 2020, 12:39 PM 14,833 Views 8 Comments

Academy prop Josh Wycherley makes his first start for the province.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Bleyendaal ready to step up and lead from the front in Munster red
# Pro14
# Pro14

Bleyendaal ready to step up and lead from the front in Munster red

Sep 28th 2019, 8:07 AM 3,920 Views 0 Comments

The 29-year-old starts today’s Pro14 opener against Dragons at inside centre.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Dragons pull off stunning comeback to dent Scarlets' Champions Cup hopes
# Pro14
# Pro14

Dragons pull off stunning comeback to dent Scarlets' Champions Cup hopes

Apr 27th 2019, 6:20 PM 5,561 Views 1 Comment

Wayne Pivac’s side are left sweating over other results on the final day of regular-season action.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Much-changed Munster seek to maintain winning momentum in Wales
# Round 14
# Round 14

Much-changed Munster seek to maintain winning momentum in Wales

Jan 26th 2019, 6:45 AM 7,848 Views 3 Comments

Johann van Graan has urged his players to seize their chance against Dragons this afternoon.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 4 January, 2019

Jackman open to 'another crack' at coaching following Dragons departure
# Exit Strategy
# Exit Strategy

Jackman open to 'another crack' at coaching following Dragons departure

Jan 4th 2019, 11:22 AM 6,567 Views 3 Comments

The ex-Ireland hooker parted company with the Welsh outfit last month.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Jackman leaves role as Dragons head coach after bad run of form
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

Jackman leaves role as Dragons head coach after bad run of form

Dec 11th 2018, 10:54 AM 13,717 Views 28 Comments

The former Ireland hooker has been at the Welsh club since June 2017.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Jackman's Dragons take aim at Leinster after ending losing streak
# Pro14
# Pro14

Jackman's Dragons take aim at Leinster after ending losing streak

Dec 1st 2018, 7:15 AM 9,755 Views 13 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men are in Wales for tonight’s Pro14 clash.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 2 November, 2018

Aussie out-half forms new half-back pairing with Marmion for Connacht
# Out West
# Out West

Aussie out-half forms new half-back pairing with Marmion for Connacht

Nov 2nd 2018, 12:19 PM 5,887 Views 5 Comments

David Horwitz will make his first start for the province against Dragons tomorrow.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 26 October, 2018

Lowry moves on from Zebo incident ahead of third straight Ulster start
# New Kid On The Block
# New Kid On The Block

Lowry moves on from Zebo incident ahead of third straight Ulster start

Oct 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,527 Views 6 Comments

The 20-year-old has found himself in the headlines in recent weeks for differing reasons.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 13 July, 2018

Jackman adds Leinster underage kicking coach to Dragons backroom team
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Jackman adds Leinster underage kicking coach to Dragons backroom team

Jul 13th 2018, 6:49 PM 8,171 Views 2 Comments

Alan Kingsley was also the attack coach at St Mary’s College and head coach of Navan RFC.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Jackman strengthens Dragons pack with addition of Welsh prop from Clermont
# Reinforcements
# Reinforcements

Jackman strengthens Dragons pack with addition of Welsh prop from Clermont

Apr 25th 2018, 12:07 PM 6,436 Views 3 Comments

Aaron Jarvis is returning to Welsh rugby after a two-year spell in France.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 20 April, 2018

Dragons centre forced to retire from rugby at 28 due to major trauma scars on brain
# Medical Advice
# Medical Advice

Dragons centre forced to retire from rugby at 28 due to major trauma scars on brain

Apr 20th 2018, 3:50 PM 7,798 Views 0 Comments

Adam Hughes made 119 appearances for the Welsh region.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 2 March, 2018

Kings slay Dragons in Port Elizabeth to record first ever Pro14 win following 16 defeats
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Kings slay Dragons in Port Elizabeth to record first ever Pro14 win following 16 defeats

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:54 PM 14,195 Views 14 Comments

The Southern Kings scored six tries against Dragons to claim their first Pro14 victory.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Monday 18 December, 2017

Former Wales and Lions hooker joins the Bernard Jackman revolution at Dragons
# New Signing
# New Signing

Former Wales and Lions hooker joins the Bernard Jackman revolution at Dragons

Dec 18th 2017, 7:50 PM 12,604 Views 17 Comments

Richard Hibbard becomes the latest player to move to the Welsh region.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Jackman to hold transfer talks with North over potential move to Dragons
# Signal Of Intent
# Signal Of Intent

Jackman to hold transfer talks with North over potential move to Dragons

Dec 6th 2017, 2:21 PM 6,906 Views 4 Comments

The Welsh winger will join one of the four regions next season.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 24 November, 2017

'I hate being injured. I hate sitting on the sidelines': Nacewa relishing RDS return
# ISA
# ISA

'I hate being injured. I hate sitting on the sidelines': Nacewa relishing RDS return

Nov 24th 2017, 7:00 AM 2,776 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster captain makes his injury comeback in tonight’s Pro14 clash with the Dragons.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 3 November, 2017

Ras-matazz: Munster give Erasmus the perfect send-off as Simon Zebo scores in rout
# The Long Goodbye
# The Long Goodbye

Ras-matazz: Munster give Erasmus the perfect send-off as Simon Zebo scores in rout

Nov 3rd 2017, 10:05 PM 39,766 Views 27 Comments

The South African may not be in charge for the province’s next Pro14 fixture again Zebre at the end of the month.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 15 September, 2017

Connacht fall flat as Bernard Jackman picks up first win in charge of Dragons
# Blown Away
# Blown Away

Connacht fall flat as Bernard Jackman picks up first win in charge of Dragons

Sep 15th 2017, 9:29 PM 9,551 Views 11 Comments

Kieran Keane’s side were well beaten in Wales, and failed to leave Rodney Parade with even a losing bonus point.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Connacht coach Keane makes seven changes for Pro14 trip to Dragons
# Pro14
# Pro14

Connacht coach Keane makes seven changes for Pro14 trip to Dragons

Sep 14th 2017, 12:45 PM 6,300 Views 3 Comments

There are first starts of the season for Quinn Roux and Jake Heenan, while Rory Scholes and Denis Coulson are set for debuts.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Perfect start for Leinster as Cullen's men ease to five-try win at Rodney Parade
# Five Star Blues
# Five Star Blues

Perfect start for Leinster as Cullen's men ease to five-try win at Rodney Parade

Sep 2nd 2017, 5:10 PM 11,313 Views 10 Comments

The eastern province were too good for the Dragons as they cruised to a bonus-point victory.

Larmour the latest exciting prospect off Leinster's remarkable conveyor belt
# Academy Products
# Academy Products

Larmour the latest exciting prospect off Leinster's remarkable conveyor belt

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 11,509 Views 26 Comments

“He definitely has something a bit special,” says Leo Cullen.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Monday 12 June, 2017

Bernard Jackman has Lions coach to thank after landing head coach role with Dragons
# New Challenge
# New Challenge

Bernard Jackman has Lions coach to thank after landing head coach role with Dragons

Jun 12th 2017, 3:31 PM 11,495 Views 8 Comments

The former hooker arrives in Wales with the ‘highest recommendations’ of Warren Gatland.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'You never think this s**t is going to happen to you': Dragons forward breaks neck in swimming pool accident
# Road To Recovery
# Road To Recovery

'You never think this s**t is going to happen to you': Dragons forward breaks neck in swimming pool accident

May 4th 2017, 12:42 PM 9,953 Views 1 Comment

Ed Jackson had emergency surgery last month and remains in hospital.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 24 March, 2017

Ulster keep Pro12 playoff chase on track with late win against Dragons
# Pro12
# Pro12

Ulster keep Pro12 playoff chase on track with late win against Dragons

Mar 24th 2017, 10:29 PM 6,598 Views 18 Comments

John Andrew’s late try sealed a hard-fought win for the Ulstermen.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Newport Gwent Dragons set for name change as WRU near takeover deal
# Bail Out
# Bail Out

Newport Gwent Dragons set for name change as WRU near takeover deal

Mar 22nd 2017, 2:59 PM 9,587 Views 8 Comments

WRU chief executive Martyn Phillips says the move will safeguard the future of rugby in the region.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Gavin Henson will be back playing in the Pro12 next season after two years with Bristol
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Gavin Henson will be back playing in the Pro12 next season after two years with Bristol

Mar 14th 2017, 5:25 PM 10,053 Views 6 Comments

The 35-year-old is joining Newport Gwent Dragons.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 24 February, 2017

Leinster run in 8 tries to steamroll hapless Dragons and move top of Pro12
# On The March
# On The March

Leinster run in 8 tries to steamroll hapless Dragons and move top of Pro12

Feb 24th 2017, 9:51 PM 11,238 Views 35 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men took full advantage of Munster’s slip-up to move to the summit.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Thursday 23 February, 2017

First Leinster fullback start for Carbery while McFadden and Ruddock return for Pro12 clash
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

First Leinster fullback start for Carbery while McFadden and Ruddock return for Pro12 clash

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:44 PM 7,520 Views 32 Comments

Leinster head to Rodney Parade tomorrow night.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Connacht scrape past Dragons to secure second straight victory
# Drab Affair
# Drab Affair

Connacht scrape past Dragons to secure second straight victory

Feb 18th 2017, 9:38 PM 11,324 Views 23 Comments

Pat Lam’s side had five points to spare.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 17 February, 2017

Farrell set for debut and Irish stars return as Connacht change 5 for Dragons clash
# Team News
# Team News

Farrell set for debut and Irish stars return as Connacht change 5 for Dragons clash

Feb 17th 2017, 12:36 PM 7,656 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, another recent signing, Steve Crosbie could make his debut from the bench.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Blow for Connacht as Aki suffers setback in return from ankle injury
# Delayed Return
# Delayed Return

Blow for Connacht as Aki suffers setback in return from ankle injury

Feb 15th 2017, 6:45 AM 7,108 Views 4 Comments

The 26-year-old may not be available for another two weeks.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Ireland quartet made available to Connacht but centre emerges as injury doubt
# Training For Dragons
# Training For Dragons

Ireland quartet made available to Connacht but centre emerges as injury doubt

Feb 14th 2017, 2:29 PM 7,554 Views 4 Comments

Stacey Ili picked up an ankle issue against Cardiff last weekend and may miss the visit of the Dragons.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 11 February, 2017

A 90-metre breakaway try was the highlight of Munster's win last night
# Saint Andrew
# Saint Andrew

A 90-metre breakaway try was the highlight of Munster's win last night

Feb 11th 2017, 1:22 PM 6,690 Views 7 Comments

Tyler Bleyendaal and Andrew Conway combined for a cracking score against Newport Gwent Dragons.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 10 February, 2017

Taute and Bleyendaal star as Munster run riot in Cork to maintain Pro12 lead
# Report
# Report

Taute and Bleyendaal star as Munster run riot in Cork to maintain Pro12 lead

Feb 10th 2017, 9:40 PM 14,643 Views 43 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ men continued their impressive form this evening.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Return of Darren Sweetnam among 5 changes for Munster
# Red Army
# Red Army

Return of Darren Sweetnam among 5 changes for Munster

Feb 9th 2017, 12:08 PM 9,878 Views 14 Comments

Dave Kilcoyne, Tommy O’Donnell, Rory Scannell and Andrew Conway have all been released from Ireland camp to start against Dragons.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Youthful Leinster thrill RDS crowd with bonus point victory over Dragons
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

Youthful Leinster thrill RDS crowd with bonus point victory over Dragons

Dec 3rd 2016, 9:29 PM 23,963 Views 31 Comments

That’s now four wins from four for the provinces this weekend.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Murray's return a boost with Munster eager to rebound from Cork defeat
# Playmaker
# Playmaker

Murray's return a boost with Munster eager to rebound from Cork defeat

Sep 17th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,309 Views 9 Comments

Keith Earls is at 13 in an exciting backline, while Munster have picked a muscular pack for the Dragons.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Friday 2 September, 2016

Pienaar shows his class as Ulster flex their early season muscles to ease past Dragons
# Report
# Report

Pienaar shows his class as Ulster flex their early season muscles to ease past Dragons

Sep 2nd 2016, 9:50 PM 9,225 Views 15 Comments

The South African proved a point on the pitch at the end of a disappointing week.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Thursday 1 September, 2016

All Black Piutau among three debutants in Ulster side
# Star Quality
# Star Quality

All Black Piutau among three debutants in Ulster side

Sep 1st 2016, 1:38 PM 5,461 Views 15 Comments

Brett Herron and Ross Kane will also earn their first caps against Newport Gwent Dragons as Les Kiss deals with a shortage at tighthead prop.

# newport-gwent-dragons - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Newport Gwent Dragons announce 'bold' decision to become independent club
# Going Solo
# Going Solo

Newport Gwent Dragons announce 'bold' decision to become independent club

Apr 5th 2016, 7:57 PM 12,544 Views 31 Comments

The club’s board held a meeting today to discuss radical new plans.

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