Following a night-time temperature of -11 last night (Christmas Day) the pitch at Rodney Parade has frozen and the Newport Gwent Dragons Magners League game against the Cardiff Blues scheduled for Monday 27th December has been postponed.
In a statement issued by the club, Stadium Manager, Mark Jones said. “We are obviously bitterly disappointed. The staff have worked really hard this week to try and ensure that tomorrow’s game will go ahead but we have been beaten by extraordinary weather conditions.”
The derby match will be played at a later date to be scheduled by Celtic Rugby in conjunction with both teams.