Posts Tagged ‘Dragons’

  • Mike Davies departs Dragons

    Apr 2, 19 • 1023 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Mike Davies departs Dragons

    Dragons confirm the resignation of Mike Davies as Managing Director. David Buttress will move into an executive chairman role for the remainder of 2019. Commenting on Mike’s decision to resign, David said, “We would like to thank Mike for his...

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  • Warren Commits to 2021

    Mar 29, 19 • 901 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Warren Commits to 2021

    Adam Warren has become the third Dragons player to commit his future to the region after agreeing a new contract which will keep him at the region until at least 2021. Warren has joined Lewis Evans and Matthew Screech in signing a new Dragons deal to stay at...

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  • Williams starts as Wales stars return

    Mar 22, 19 • 919 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Williams starts as Wales stars return

    Talented young lock Max Williams is handed his first Guinness PRO14 start of the season as Dragons tackle Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 3pm). Head Coach Ceri Jones also recalls a number of his Wales stars, following their Grand Slam...

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  • Evans and Screech extend Dragons contracts

    Mar 22, 19 • 879 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Evans and Screech extend Dragons contracts

    Dragons are delighted to confirm that forwards Lewis Evans and Matthew Screech have both extended their contracts with the region for another two years. Newport-born back row, and former captain, Lewis Evans is the region’s record-appearance holder with 225...

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  • Prop Ellis joins Coventry Rugby

    Feb 18, 19 • 911 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Prop Ellis joins Coventry Rugby

    Dragons Rugby have confirmed that prop Gerard Ellis has been released early from this contract to join English club Coventry Rugby. The 26-year-old loosehead prop moved to the Butts Park Arena at the end of last week to join his new team-mates. The former...

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  • Sage and Benjamin to face Edinburgh

    Feb 14, 19 • 798 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Sage and Benjamin to face Edinburgh

    Centre Jarryd Sage and back row James Benjamin are called into the starting line-up as Dragons face Edinburgh Rugby in the Guinness PRO14 in Scotland on Friday night (kick-off 7.35pm). Dragons make just two changes for the clash at BT Murrayfield Stadium as...

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  • Dragons sign prop Rhys Fawcett

    Jan 24, 19 • 1121 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Dragons sign prop Rhys Fawcett

    Dragons have signed prop Rhys Fawcett on a short-term loan deal from Scarlets. Former Wales Under-20 international Fawcett has joined up with his new team-mates ahead of the Guinness PRO14 fixture with Munster this weekend. Haverfordwest-born Fawcett made his...

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  • Ceri Jones named Dragons Head Coach until the end of the season

    Jan 14, 19 • 1030 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Ceri Jones named Dragons Head Coach until the end of the season

    Chairman David Buttress has confirmed Ceri Jones has been appointed Dragons Head Coach until the end of the current 2018/19 season. Former Wales prop Jones picked up the reins as Dragons faced ASM Clermont Auvergne in round four of this year’s European...

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  • Tovey signs contract at Dragons

    Jan 9, 19 • 946 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Tovey signs contract at Dragons

    Dragons have today signed fly half Jason Tovey on a contract until the end of the season. Tovey is the record points scorer for the region, with 981 points in all competitions, with his best return of 215 points coming for the Men of Gwent in season 2013/14....

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  • Jarvis returns to face Ospreys

    Dec 28, 18 • 1129 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Jarvis returns to face Ospreys

    Prop Aaron Jarvis will make his first Guinness PRO14 start of the season – and first start in the championship since March 2016 – as he lines up to face his former team Ospreys in the big Welsh derby at Rodney Parade on Sunday (kick-off 3pm). Former Wales...

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  • Dragons part company with Bernard Jackman

    Dec 12, 18 • 1032 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Dragons part company with Bernard Jackman

    Dragons have announced that Bernard Jackman will leave his post at the region with immediate effect. The process to appoint a new Head Coach is underway. Former Ireland international hooker Jackman was appointed by the region in June 2017 and has overseen a...

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  • James Thomas Leaves Dragons

    Dec 5, 18 • 1006 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on James Thomas Leaves Dragons

    Dragons have today confirmed they have released back row forward James Thomas from his contract with the region to pursue other career opportunities. Newport-born Thomas made his debut for the region in the LV= Cup game against Sale Sharks at Rodney Parade in...

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  • Hendre Marnitz Departs Dragons

    Nov 15, 18 • 1520 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Hendre Marnitz Departs Dragons

    Dragons can confirm Hendre Marnitz is to leave his role as Dragons Defence Coach. Dragons would to thank Hendre for his endeavour and commitment during his time with the region after joining us in August 2017. However, following the region’s recent run of...

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  • Dragons trio called up for Connacht clash

    Nov 3, 18 • 946 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Dragons trio called up for Connacht clash

    Hallam Amos, Joe Davies and Taine Basham are all handed starts as Dragons head to Galway to face Connacht Rugby in the Guinness PRO14 on Saturday evening (kick-off 5.15pm). Wales international Amos makes his playing return at outside centre for the fixture at...

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  • Grow a Mo! Dragons support Movember

    Nov 2, 18 • 994 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Grow a Mo! Dragons support Movember

    The players and backroom staff at Dragons are ditching the razors to sport some ‘fan-tash-tic’ Mos this month to fundraise for men’s health. Movember is the month-long moustache-growing event, when men are encouraged to sport upper lip hair to raise...

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  • Fly half Tovey to start at Ulster

    Oct 25, 18 • 907 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Fly half Tovey to start at Ulster

    Fly half Jason Tovey is handed the No.10 jersey as Dragons head to Belfast to face Ulster Rugby in the Guinness PRO14 on Friday evening (kick-off 7.55pm). Tovey – the leading scorer in the region’s history and sixth highest marksman in Guinness PRO14...

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  • Jason Tovey returns to Dragons

    Oct 25, 18 • 889 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Jason Tovey returns to Dragons

    Dragons have signed Jason Tovey initially on permit from Cross Keys RFC for a third stint with the Rodney Parade based region. Tovey is the record points scorer for the region, with 951 points in all competitions, with his best return of 215 points coming for...

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  • DRAGONS NAME TEAM FOR BLUES DERBY

    Oct 5, 18 • 1151 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on DRAGONS NAME TEAM FOR BLUES DERBY

    Captain Cory Hill and back row duo Ollie Griffiths and Ross Moriarty return to the starting line-up as Dragons face Cardiff Blues in a huge Guinness PRO14 derby at Rodney Parade on Saturday (kick-off 5.15pm). The trio missed last weekend’s game in Glasgow,...

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  • Knoyle and Sage start in Glasgow

    Sep 28, 18 • 949 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Knoyle and Sage start in Glasgow

    Scrum half Tavis Knoyle and centre Jarryd Sage make their first starts of the Guinness PRO14 season as Dragons make changes for the trip to face Glasgow Warriors on Saturday (kick-off 7.35pm). Head Coach Bernard Jackman makes a total of seven changes to his...

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  • SA teams fall short in Wales in Guinness PRO14

    Sep 9, 18 • 1395 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on SA teams fall short in Wales in Guinness PRO14

    The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs will return to South Africa determined to bounce back from successive defeats in the Guinness PRO14 following an unsuccessful weekend in Wales. The Isuzu Southern Kings went down fighting against the Dragons in...

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  • Moriarty makes debut in Isuzu Southern Kings clash

    Sep 7, 18 • 1242 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Moriarty makes debut in Isuzu Southern Kings clash

    Number Eight Ross Moriarty will make his Dragons debut as the Men of Gwent battle Isuzu Southern Kings in the Guinness PRO14 at Rodney Parade on Saturday (kick-off 3pm). Moriarty missed the opening game of the season through suspension, but is called up as...

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  • Evans milestone as Henson gets start

    Aug 31, 18 • 1062 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Evans milestone as Henson gets start

    Lewis Evans will make his 150th Guinness PRO14 appearance as Dragons open the season with a home clash against Benetton Rugby at Rodney Parade on Saturday evening (kick-off 7.35pm). Back row Evans – who made his league debut for Dragons in 2006 – will...

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  • Dragons trio face late fitness tests

    Aug 30, 18 • 1046 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Dragons trio face late fitness tests

    Fly half Gavin Henson and scrum halves Tavis Knoyle and Rhodri Davies will all have late fitness tests ahead of the Guinness PRO14 league opener with Benetton Rugby at Rodney Parade on Saturday (KO 7.35pm). Head Coach Bernard Jackman has named an extended...

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  • Aaron Jarvis Joins Dragons

    Apr 25, 18 • 1194 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Aaron Jarvis Joins Dragons

    Tighthead prop Aaron Jarvis will return to Wales this summer to join Dragons from Clermont Auvergne on a two-year contract. The 31-year old former Bath and Ospreys Prop Forward made his international debut in November 2012 against Argentina in Cardiff, adding...

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  • Adam Hughes announces his retirement

    Apr 20, 18 • 977 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Adam Hughes announces his retirement

    Dragons centre Adam Hughes has today confirmed his retirement from professional rugby, with immediate effect. The Newport-born Dragons Academy product, made 119 appearances for the Region since his debut in 2010, scoring 22 tries and 124 points.  However,...

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