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    keithbob wrote:
    same old dragons ,no discipline,when are they going to learn to hold out for a win and how many yellow cards in a season,we have to have the worst record!!
    Until they address their front five problem and be able to compete they will continue to concede yellow cards due to the pressure they are continually under."
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Connacht 14 Newport Gwent Dragons 11

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons succumbed to a last-minute Dan Parks drop goal as Connacht secured only their second RaboDirect PRO12 win of the season.

The Gwent region had gone to Galway full of hope and led 8-3 at half-time thanks to a Dan Evans try and a Jason Tovey penalty.

They were ahead 11-6 with six minutes to go but the Irish province’s Fionn Carr’s try brought the sides equal before Park’s late winning kick deprived them of a draw.

The Dragons had to make to with just a losing bonus point ahead of their big derby with Cardiff Blues at Rodney Parade on Boxing Day.

Connacht scorers: Try – Fionn Carr, Penalties – Dan Parks (2), Drop goal – Parks

Dragons scorers: Try – Dan Evans, Penalties – Jason Tovey (2)

Referee: Alain Rolland (IRFU)

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