Lewis Evans returns to the starting line up to face Connacht along with prop Phil Price this Friday evening at Rodney Parade.
Young players Jack Dixon and Ieuan Jones retain places on the regions bench after impressive form during the LV competition.
The men of Gwent hope to continue their form following last week’s fixture against Northampton in the LV Cup.
Dragons team to face Connacht
Tom Prydie, Will Harries, Pat Leach, Ashley Smith, Tonderai Chavhanga, Dan Evans, Wayne Evans, Phil Price, Hugh Gustafson, Dan Way, Adam Jones, Rob Sidoli, Lewis Evans ©, Nic Cudd, Tom Brown.
Steve Jones, Owen Evans, Nathan Buck, Ian Nimmo, Ieuan Jones, Jonathan Evans, Lewis Robling, Jack Dixon.