This weekend sees the second round of Guinness PRO14 Christmas derbies, and the Ospreys head east on Sunday to face the Dragons at Rodney Parade.
DRAGONS v OSPREYS
At Rodney Parade, Newport, Sunday 30th December, 3pm.
Referee: Dan Jones (WRU, 21st competition game)
Assistant Referees: Ben Whitehouse, Wayne Davies (both WRU).
TMO: Sean Brickell (WRU)
Citing Commissioner: Gwyn Bowden (WRU)
Overall Guinness PRO14 head to head record:
Played 30, Dragons won 9, Ospreys won 21.
Did you know?
- Ospreys have won their last thirteen encounters with Dragons in the Championship since the Men from Gwent’s victory by a single point at Rodney Parade in January 2012.
- Dragons have lost their last four matches in all tournaments since beating Edinburgh 18-12 at Rodney Parade in round 9 of the Guinness PRO14.
- Dragons most recent victory over a fellow Welsh region in the Championship was on a visit to Cardiff Blues on Boxing Day 2014.
- Ospreys only defeat in their last four matches was 3-12 to Stade Francais in Paris in round 4 of the European Challenge Cup.
- Ospreys only away win in any tournament this season was 22–8 over Zebre in Parma in round 5 of the Guinness PRO14.