Match Preview: Dragons
Get all the latest information ahead of our BKT United Rugby Championship clash against the Dragons at Rodney Parade (Saturday 21 October, 3.05pm) - live on Viaplay One.
Referee: Eoghan Cross (IRFU, 10th game)
AR: Gareth Newman (WRU), Simon Rees (WRU)
TMO: Olly Hodges (IRFU)
- Dragons RFC unwanted ten match losing run in the BKT United Rugby Championship ended with their 31-14 Judgement Day win against Scarlets in Round 18 in April.
- Dragons have lost their last four matches at Rodney Parade since beating Zebre there last October.
- Dragons have not managed to win their opening game of a new campaign since beating Ulster in round one in 2013.
- Edinburgh have won only one of their last six BKT URC matches: 45-21 at home to Ospreys in Round 17 last season.
- Edinburgh have not won away in the Championship since their trip to Cardiff on 30 October 2022.
- The capital side’s only defeat in their last five encounters with Dragons was 17-24 at Principality Stadium in March 2021.
Recent URC Meetings
|25 November 2018||Dragons RFC v Edinburgh Rugby||Rodney Parade||18||12|
|15 February 2019||Edinburgh Rugby v Dragons RFC||Scottish Gas Murrayfield||34||17|
|08 November 2019||Edinburgh Rugby v Dragons RFC||Scottish Gas Murrayfield||20||7|
|28 March 2021||Dragons RFC v Edinburgh Rugby||Principality Stadium||24||17|
|27 November 2021||Dragons RFC v Edinburgh Rugby||Rodney Parade||14||30|
|17 September 2022||Edinburgh Rugby v Dragons RFC||Hive Stadium||44||6|
Last time out
Edinburgh Rugby took on Dragons RFC in Round 1 last season. Catch up with all the highlights from the 44-6 win at Hive Stadium below.