Newport Gwent Dragons concluded their 2014/15 Guinness PRO12 campaign with four victories in the last six rounds, but on the road have won just once in any tournament since March: 32-17 in Treviso in round 18 of the Guinness PRO12.
Connacht have won their last five matches against the Dragons since the Welshmen were victorious 14-3 at Rodney Parade in November 2012 whilst the Dragons only previous victory at the Sportsground came on 1st May 2004.
|HEAD TO HEAD - RECENT GUINNESS PRO12 MEETINGS|
|Connacht scorers||Newport Gwent Dragons scorers|
|Fri 23 Nov 12||Rodney Parade|
|Dan Parks(P)||Pat Leach(T) Tom Prydie(3P)|
|Sat 5 Jan 13||Sportsground|
|Danie Poolman(T) Dan Parks(3C/D/2P) George Naoupu(T) Penalty Try(T)||Jonathan Evans(T) Tom Prydie(2P)|
|Sat 21 Dec 13||Sportsground|
|Fionn Carr(T) Dan Parks(D/2P)||Jason Tovey(2P) Dan Evans(T)|
|Sun 23 Mar 14||Rodney Parade|
|Dan Parks(2C) Michael Swift(T) John Muldoon(2T) Rodney Ah You(T)||Tom Prydie(T) Jason Tovey(P)|
|Sat 6 Sep 14||Sportsground|
|Danie Poolman(T) Eoin McKeon(T) Darragh Leader(2P)||Jason Tovey(2P) Nic Cudd(T)|
|Sun 22 Feb 15||Rodney Parade|
|Jack Carty(2C/P) Mick Kearney(T) Eoghan Masterson(T) Darragh Leader(C/2P) Craig Ronaldson(T)||Jack Dixon(T) Hallam Amos(2T) Tom Prydie(2C/2P)|
CONNACHT v NEWPORT GWENT DRAGONS
Friday September 4th
At the Sportsground, 7:30pm.
Tickets starting at €20 for Adults available from tickets.ie
Referee: Ben Whitehouse (WRU, 7th competition game)
Assistant Referees: Leo Colgan, Mark Connolly (both IRFU)
Citing Commissioner: John Cole (IRFU)