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Campaign Series: Ashley Smith makes a break

7:28pm Sunday 1st March 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons can empathise with Scotland after being stunned by Italian opposition, paying the price for failing to turn pressure into points against Guinness Pro12 bottom club Zebre.

Boris back for Dragons' Connacht clash

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12:06pm Friday 20th February 2015

BORIS Stankovich will make his first start for three months for Newport Gwent Dragons against Connacht at Rodney Parade on Sunday (kick-off 4pm).

Dragons suffer Elliot Dee injury blow

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12:10pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have suffered an injury blow after hooker Elliot Dee underwent shoulder surgery.

Gatland's delight at hard-fought success

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9:16pm Sunday 15th February 2015

WARREN Gatland expressed his delight that his Wales charges grasped their shot at redemption with victory in Scotland.

Wales get campaign off the ground with 23-26 win in Scotland

Campaign Series: Wales' Rhys Webb scores a try during the RBS Six Nations match at the BT Murrayfield Stadium, Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday February 15, 2015. See PA story RUGBYU Scotland. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire (18540733)

5:58pm Sunday 15th February 2015

Scotland 23 Wales 26

Tovey returns at full-back for Dragons' Leinster test

Campaign Series: Tovey to pull the strings for Keys in Penzance

12:25pm Friday 13th February 2015

JASON Tovey’s reward for leading the second half-comeback against London Welsh last weekend is a recall to the starting line-up for Sunday’s Guinness Pro12 trip to Leinster.

Dragons ace Tyler Morgan to see specialist about knee problem

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8:00am Monday 9th February 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons centre Tyler Morgan is to see a specialist to get an expert opinion on a persistent knee problem.

LIVE: Dragons v London Welsh

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1:52pm Sunday 8th February 2015

UPDATES from Rodney Parade as Newport Gwent Dragons take on London Welsh in the LV= Cup (kick-off 2.30pm).

Gatland: Sluggish start to second half cost Wales, but that was no second-string England

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1:07am Saturday 7th February 2015

WARREN Gatland bemoaned Wales’ second half collapse after a deflating 21-16 loss to England in the Six Nations opener at the Millennium Stadium.

Ticket details announced for Dragons' Saturday Euro derby clash against Blues

Campaign Series: CHASING THE BLUES: Rynard Landman and the Dragons are five points back on the men from Cardiff

4:11pm Friday 6th February 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons’ European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final against Cardiff Blues has been given a Saturday lunchtime slot.

Pat Leach starts on Dragons return

Campaign Series: INJURY BLOW: Pat Leach suffered a knee injury in the Dragons' win against Northampton

12:16pm Friday 6th February 2015

CENTRE Pat Leach returns against London Welsh in the LV= Cup on Sunday as Newport Gwent Dragons prepare for the return of the Guinness Pro12.

Wales v England: Battle of the boot key to success

Campaign Series: Dan Biggar (4634142)

10:18am Friday 6th February 2015

FOR all the talk about the scrap on the breakdown between Sam Warburton and Chris Robshaw, the ability of George Ford to cling onto Jamie Roberts, how referee Jerome Garces will scrutinise the scrum or even the affect of the Millennium Stadium roof being open, tonight's Six Nations opener is likely to come down to the battle of the boot.

Former Wales prop Ceri Jones joins Ebbw Vale coaching team

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6:59pm Thursday 5th February 2015

FORMER Wales prop Ceri Jones has joined Principality Premiership leaders Ebbw Vale as a replacement for forwards coach Duane Goodfield.

No surprises as Gatland changes two for Wales' England opener

Campaign Series: CONCUSSION: George North

11:09am Monday 2nd February 2015

WALES have sprung a surprise by naming their team to face England early – but there are no shocks in Warren Gatland’s XV.

LIVE: Dragons v Exeter

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1:35pm Sunday 1st February 2015

UPDATES from Rodney Parade as Newport Gwent Dragons take on Exeter Chiefs in the LV= Cup (kick-off 2.30pm).

Jonathan Evans leaving Dragons for Bath

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6:00am Saturday 31st January 2015

SCRUM-HALF Jonathan Evans is leaving Newport Gwent Dragons at the end of the season and is set for big-spending Aviva Premiership side Bath.

Pretorius can be another Dragons leader - Landman

Campaign Series: HARD CARRY: Dragons lock Rynard Landman takes on the Glasgow defence

5:04pm Friday 30th January 2015

RYNARD Landman believes Newport Gwent Dragons have snapped up a “natural leader” in scrum-half Sarel Pretorius who will bring the best out of their burgeoning backs.

Rodney Parade confirmed as Dragons' Euro venue

Campaign Series: CHASING THE BLUES: Rynard Landman and the Dragons are five points back on the men from Cardiff

12:10pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have confirmed that their European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final against Cardiff Blues will be played at Rodney Parade.

Newport Gwent Dragons to host Cardiff Blues in Euro quarters

Campaign Series: OPPRTUNITY KNOCKS: Hallam Amos and Newport Gwent Dragons must build on a strong December

7:27pm Saturday 24th January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons will host Welsh rivals Cardiff Blues in the quarter-finals of the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

Dragons 30 Stade Francais 19

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4:57pm Saturday 24th January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons secured a home European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final by beating Stade Francais 30-19 thanks to their impressive attacking driving lineout at Rodney Parade.

LIVE: Dragons v Stade Francais

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2:20pm Saturday 24th January 2015

LIVE updates from Rodney Parade as Newport Gwent Dragons take on Stade Francais in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

Edinburgh win leaves Dragons with work to do

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9:37pm Friday 23rd January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons will need at least a losing bonus point from tomorrow’s fixture with Stade Francais to earn a home quarter-final in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

Dragons teen Tyler Morgan gets Six Nations call-up

Campaign Series: BRIGHT PROSPECT: Teenage centre Tyler Morgan on the attack for the Dragons against the Blues

11:09am Tuesday 20th January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons’ teenage centre Tyler Morgan has been named in Wales’ squad for the Six Nations.

Challenge Cup scenarios: Dragons in the quarters but work still to do

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8:00am Monday 19th January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have already earned a place in the quarter-finals of the European Rugby Challenge Cup by topping Pool Three but Saturday’s clash with Stade Francais at Rodney Parade is not a dead rubber.

Lyn Jones: Young guns did Dragons proud in Newcastle

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6:07pm Saturday 17th January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons director of rugby Lyn Jones hailed his young guns after they fired the region into a European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final with a stunning win in Newcastle.

Newcastle 29 Dragons 40

Campaign Series: MIXED BAG: Hallam Amos was excellent in attack for the Dragons but he made two costly errors against Newcastle

5:08pm Saturday 17th January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Rugby Challenge Cup after an incredible 40-29 win in Newcastle.

LIVE: Newcastle v Newport Gwent Dragons

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12:02pm Saturday 17th January 2015

UPDATES from Kingston Park as Newport Gwent Dragons take on Newcastle in the European Rugby Challenge Cup (kick-off 3.15pm).

Dragons U18s keep title hopes alive with win against Scarlets

Campaign Series: Fans to decide Dragons' logo

11:03am Thursday 15th January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons Under-18s kept alive their hopes of making the WRU Regional Championship final after beating the Scarlets 29-14.

Building damage forces postponement of Bedwas v Pooler

8:24pm Friday 9th January 2015

TOMORROW’S Swalec Cup tie between Bedwas and Pontypool has been postponed after damage to the clubhouse at Bridge Field led to safety concerns.

Ospreys v Dragons team news: Lewis Evans returns to face former teammate Dan Lydiate

Campaign Series: ON THE CHARGE: Lewis Evans carries the ball hard for the Dragons against the Ospreys

12:25pm Friday 9th January 2015

LEWIS Evans returns to the Newport Gwent Dragons back row for Sunday’s Guinness Pro12 derby against the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium.

Tough tie in Llanelli as Keys strive for another Millennium Stadium date

Campaign Series: Rhys Dyer has penned a deal to stay at Cross Keys next season

4:49pm Thursday 8th January 2015

CROSS Keys have enjoyed some Swalec Cup highs in recent seasons but must negotiate a tricky tie against Llanelli out west in their first step on the road to the Millennium Stadium.

Young Dragons enjoy victory in Cardiff

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10:42am Thursday 8th January 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons Under-18s followed the lead of the region’s seniors when they beat Cardiff Blues at the Arms Park.

Scarlets lock Jake Ball agrees dual contract

Campaign Series: OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: Lock Jake Ball will start for Wales against Australia on Saturday

9:45am Friday 2nd January 2015

SCARLETS lock Jake Ball has become the latest Wales international to pen a dual contract.

Newport boosted by Dragons pair's club switch

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9:30am Friday 2nd January 2015

A PAIR of Dragons will make their Newport debuts in their crunch Principality Premiership clash against bottom club Aberavon at the Talbot Athletic Ground tomorrow afternoon.

Dragons desperate to please bumper Rodney Parade crowd

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2:34pm Wednesday 31st December 2014

HEAD coach Kingsley Jones hopes that Newport Gwent Dragons give a bumper Rodney Parade crowd an afternoon to remember against Cardiff Blues.

Taulupe Faletau back for Dragons' derby battle with Blues

Campaign Series: INJURY BLOW: Taulupe Faletau is set to miss the Dragons' game against Cardiff Blues on Boxing Day

12:21pm Wednesday 31st December 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have been given a huge boost for their New Year’s Day clash against Cardiff Blues at Rodney Parade with Wales and Lions ace Taulupe Faletau declared fit to lead the charge.

LIVE: Cardiff Blues v Newport Gwent Dragons

Campaign Series: DERBY BATTLE: Lewis Evans tackles Harry Robinson in last season's clash between Cardiff Blues and Newport Gwent Dragons

12:58pm Friday 26th December 2014

UPDATES from the Arms Park as Newport Gwent Dragons take on Cardiff Blues in the Guinness Pro12.

Lyn Jones: Dragons can't be wasteful in bid for long-awaited win in Cardiff

Campaign Series: ON THE ATTACK: Hallam Amos is tackled by Alex Cuthbert

8:00am Friday 26th December 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons director of rugby Lyn Jones has demanded that his charges show a cutting edge against Cardiff Blues this afternoon as they attempt to end their 11-year drought in the capital.

TEAM NEWS: Wales pair give Dragons a derby boost

Campaign Series: OFFLOAD: Dragons lock Andrew Coombs takes the attack to Bucharest

12:18pm Wednesday 24th December 2014

ANDREW Coombs and Rhys Thomas have passed late fitness tests to feature in the Newport Gwent Dragons pack in the Boxing Day derby against Cardiff Blues.

Taulupe Faletau to see ankle specialist

Campaign Series: INJURY BLOW: Taulupe Faletau is set to miss the Dragons' game against Cardiff Blues on Boxing Day

1:12pm Tuesday 23rd December 2014

TAULUPE Faletau has been sent to a specialist to get an expert opinion on the ankle injury that has ruled him out of Newport Gwent Dragons’ Boxing Day derby with Cardiff Blues.

LIVE: Dragons v Zebre

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3:24pm Sunday 21st December 2014

UPDATES from Rodney Parade as Newport Gwent Dragons take on Zebre in the Guinness Pro12.

Influential Dragons centre Ashley Smith set for lengthy lay-off

Campaign Series: ORGANISER: Centre Ashley Smith should give the Dragons a boost in attack and defence

10:09am Saturday 13th December 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons’ midfield injury curse continues with Ashley Smith set for a lengthy lay-off after suffering a broken jaw.

LIVE: Dragons v Bucharest

Campaign Series: MIXED BAG: Hallam Amos was excellent in attack for the Dragons but he made two costly errors against Newcastle

6:44pm Friday 12th December 2014

UPDATES from Rodney Parade as Newport Gwent Dragons take on Bucharest in the European Rugby Challenge Cup (kick-off 7.30pm).

Newcastle defeat opens the door for Dragons

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9:49pm Thursday 11th December 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons will go to the top of Pool Three of the European Rugby Challenge Cup if they beat Bucharest with a bonus point at Rodney Parade tomorrow evening after Newcastle lost a thriller in Paris.

Dragons opt for Prydie at 15 for Bucharest return fixture

Campaign Series: Tom Prydie is tackled by Peter Horne (10572794)

1:04pm Thursday 11th December 2014

TOM Prydie gets the chance to impress at full-back when Newport Gwent Dragons host Bucharest in the European Rugby Challenge Cup tomorrow evening (kick-off 7.30pm).

Lydiate's Ospreys move confirmed

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3:55pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

DAN Lydiate’s move to the Ospreys has been confirmed after the Wales blindside penned a dual contract.

Dragons boss Lyn Jones hails a job well done in Bucharest

Campaign Series: Lyn Jones and Kingsley Jones (1200966)

7:48pm Saturday 6th December 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons boss Lyn Jones gave his players full marks after their bonus-point win in ice-cold Bucharest.

Bucharest 10 Dragons 37

Campaign Series: BULLISH: Dragons centre Ashley Smith believes they can upset the odds at Ulster

12:46pm Saturday 6th December 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons avoided a European Rugby Challenge Cup banana skin to enjoy an excellent win in extremely challenging conditions in Bucharest.

Wales 12 South Africa 6 - Hoodoo ended at the Millennium Stadium

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4:36pm Saturday 29th November 2014

WALES have finally ended their wait for the scalp of a southern hemisphere big gun after edging out South Africa 12-6 in a tense Test at the Millennium Stadium.

Rynard Landman: Dragons have to muscle up in Glasgow

Campaign Series: Ligtoring Landman (10572712)

1:53pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

RYNARD Landman says Newport Gwent Dragons need to get physical when they travel to Guinness Pro12 title hopefuls Glasgow on Sunday after being outmuscled on their own patch.

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