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Match Report

Man of the Match Hallam Amos crossed the white wash twice for Dragons at Rodney Parade, Friday night.

Zebre came out fighting against the home side as they gained a penalty, but as they looked to get the first points on the board Luciano Orquera hit the posts and the scores stayed at 0-0.


But the Dragons were back on form as they charged closer to the Zebre try line and managed a penalty. 24 year old fly-half Jason Tovey kicked at goal and put the first points on the board for Dragons 0-3.


Dragons get another penalty and Tovey keeps his form with another perfect kick over the posts; the Dragons further edging the lead over Zebre.


But Zebre answer the points with an attack on the Dragons try line which is just inches away, but Dragons defence is impeccable as they turn the ball over and get it across field. But it ends up in Zebre hands and Dan Evans makes a try saving tackle forcing Zebre out of play.


Dragons get another penalty and theres another 3 points on the scoreboard courtesy of Tovey. Dragons lead 9-0


The home side make another play for the try line and they are over with Hallam Amos securing the first try of the game with the succcesful conversion from Tovey.


HALFTIME Dragons 16 – Zebre 0


Wales Under-20 international Amos crossed for his second try after Faletau's superb break; though Sarto grabbed a consolation try for Zebre.


Flanker Evans then took advantage of a dominant Dragons scrum to score his side's third try midway through the second half to secure the win and to make it five wins out of five against Italian sides since defeat by Treviso in December.

T C D P Dragons V Zebre T C D P
Substituted Owen Evans 1 Salvatore Perugini Substituted
Substituted Sam Parry 2 Davide Giazzon Substituted
Substituted Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro 3 Dario Chistolini Substituted
(C) Andrew Coombs 4 George Biagi Substituted
Substituted Rob Sidoli 5 Marco Bortolami (C)
Substituted Netani Talei 6 Mauro Bergamasco Yellow card
1 Lewis Evans 7 Andries van Schalkwyk
Taulupe Faletau 8 Samuela Vunisa Substituted
Substituted Richie Rees 9 Brendon Leonard Substituted
3 3 Jason Tovey 10 Luciano Orquera Substituted 1
2 Hallam Amos 11 Dion Berryman
Substituted Jack Dixon 12 Gonzalo Garcia
Ross Wardle 13 Tommaso Iannone
Adam Hughes 14 Leonardo Sarto Substituted 1
Substituted Dan Evans 15 Ruggero Trevisan
T C D P Replacements T C D P
Substitution Hugh Gustafson 16 Tommaso D'Apice Substitution
Substitution Phil Price 17 Matias Aguero Substitution
Substitution Dan Way 18 Carlo Fazzari Substitution
Substitution Matthew Screech 19 Michael Van Vuuren Substitution
Substitution Ieuan Jones 20 Filippo Cristiano Substitution
Substitution Jonathan Evans 21 Alberto Chillon Substitution
Substitution Kristopher Burton 22 Roberto Quartaroli Substitution
Substitution Will Harries 23 Giulio Toniolatti Substitution

Head to Head Statistics

Dragons       Zebre

Zebre Rugby
  • JDVII small
  • Dragons Wine Club
  • Munster small
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Saturday January 26



Rodney Parade, Newport

KO 3:00 PM

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