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Dragons squad for Scarlets derby

Guinness PRO12 Editor

28 Dec 2011


Newport Gwent Dragons line up against the Scarlets at Rodney Parade this Friday (7:05pm) looking to finish 2011 in style despite a disappointing start to the year.

The Dragons have named a 27 man squad for the game composed of last week’s 25 man squad, including late addition Matthew Pewtner, with scrum half Jonathan Evans and hooker Rhys Buckley also brought in to prepare for the Dragons first home derby match of the season.

The Men of Gwent have won their last three games against fellow Welsh opponents at Rodney Parade (Scarlets 26-9; Ospreys 32-28; Blues 28-15) and are unbeaten at home in the RaboDirect PRO12 this season.

Newport Gwent Dragons Squad: Martyn Thomas, Will Harries, Tonderai Chavhanga, Aled Brew, Matthew Pewtner, Adam Hughes, Anitelea Tuilagi, Lewis Robling, Jason Tovey, Jonathan Evans, Wayne Evans, Joe Bedford, Jevon Groves, Darren Waters, Toby Faletau, Gavin Thomas, Danny Lydiate, Lewis Evans, Rob Sidoli, Adam Jones, Nathan Buck, Nathan Williams, Dan Way, Phil Price, Lloyd Burns, Steve Jones, Rhys Buckley