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United Rugby Championship: Stomers 24-10 Dragons

The Stormers arrived in Newport searching out their first win of the United Rugby Championship after they face the Dragons.



After dropping their first encounters, the Dragons scored an awesome victory over Connacht in Ireland closing weekend – their first in Galway on the grounds that was 2004 – and could pass into this in shape at Rodney Parade on a high.

They host a Stormers aspect who are now the simplest one of the 4 South African groups but to win a fit withinside the opposition when they performed to a draw with Edinburgh withinside the Scottish capital closing weekend.

The Dragons have misplaced their final 4 domestic video games however driven Leinster all of the manner in a 7-6 defeat of their ultimate Rodney Parade outing.

The Stormers met Welsh fighters for the primary time. Dragons train Dean Ryan expects the Rodney Parade crowd to be a issue on this contest.

“Rodney Parade become first-rate towards Leinster. Everybody thinks their fanatics are unique however the final 15 to twenty mins had been unique and we're searching ahead to going again there.

“It can be truly thrilling to play South African competition returned at Rodney Parade. The win (at Connacht) may have helped us.”

The Stormers could be going all out to quit their winless run withinside the United Rugby Championship.

“We need to drain our tank. We are taking a few pleasure in how we're seeking to play an attacking, dynamic recreation right here and optimistically it'll be our rapier in opposition to their cutlass,” Stormers teach John Dobson said.

“We will with any luck be as near complete power as we are able to and gambling the sport we're succesful of, like withinside the first 1/2 of towards Munster.

“If we get 5 factors towards the Dragons, then we take 8 factors from the tour, that is the equal of wins, which has been our goal.

“It is simple to decide the motion of outcomes however we have been fairly suitable towards Benetton in a recreation we threw away and for a number of the sport towards Munster we have been nearly sublime.”


Dragons: Jordan Williams, Jonah Holmes, Jack Dixon, Aneurin Owen, Jordan Olowofela, Sam Davies, Gonzalo Bertranou, Greg Bateman, Elliot Dee, Mesake Doge, Will Rowlands, Ben Carter, Ross Moriarty (captain), Taine Basham, Aaron Wainwright.

Replacements: Taylor Davies, Aki Seiuli, Chris Coleman, Joe Davies, Joe Maksymiw, Ollie Griffiths, Rhodri Williams, Josh Lewis.

DHL Stormers: Warrick Gelant, Leolin Zas, Ruhan Nel, Dan du Plessis, Edwill van der Merwe, Manie Libbok, Stefan Ungerer, Brok Harris, Scarra Ntubeni, Neethling Fouche, Ernst van Rhyn, Salmaan Moerat (captain), Junior Pokomela, Willie Engelbrecht, Evan Roos.

Replacements: JJ Kotze, Kwenzo Blose, Sazi Sandi, Justin Basson, Marcel Theunissen, Paul de Wet, Tim Swiel, Juan de Jongh.


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