Lock Joe Davies will play alongside Matthew Screech in the second row while talented flanker Ben Fry is named alongside Nic Cudd and James Benjamin in the back row.
Rhodri Davies is given the nod in the number nine jersey and forms a new-look half back paring with Jason Tovey, who this week signed a contract until the end of the season at Dragons. Jordan Williams returns at full back while Hallam Amos moves to outside centre to partner Jack Dixon in midfield.
Dafydd Howells and Will Talbot-Davies are named on the wings. Fit-again back row Ollie Griffiths returns among the replacements with Gavin Henson, Rhys Lawrence, Nicky Thomas, Huw Taylor and Jarryd Sage also called into the match day squad.
the charity that funds and supports the leisure activities/facilities at the Serennu Children's Centre in Rogerstone, Newport.
The main aim for Sparkle is to ensure that children and young people with disabilities and/or developmental difficulties are fully supported and able to participate in valued childhood experiences and have access to the same wide range of opportunities, life experiences, activities and community services as any other child and their family. For more information on Sparkle please visit www.sparkleappeal.org
Parking: Friars Walk is a good choice for parking and you can grab a bite to eat, stroll around the shops. Why not visit our match partners Wagamama for a pre-match meal.
Predict the 1st Try scorer to win: Match day partners Wagamama are giving away a free meal at their Friars Walk restaurant if you are selected as our lucky winner of the predict the first Dragons try scorer competition tonight. CLICK HERE to enter
Refreshments You can get a drink at Rodney's Bar from gates or for those arriving early the marquee is open from 5.30pm. Remember to download the Dragons App to use on drinks in the stadium! Full details HERE
We look forward to welcoming you to Rodney Parade!