Guinness PRO12 Editor

2 May 2012


Newport Gwent Dragons have named a 28 man squad ahead of the final match of the season against Leinster on Saturday (7:30pm).

It could be third time lucky for Luke Charteris as he looks to rack up his 100th RaboDirect PRO12 appearance after having to pull out at the last minute before the previous two games. It would also be his last appearance at Rodney Parade before leaving at the end of the season.

Hallam Amos is retained in the squad and is joined by fellow 17 year old Jack Dixon, both of whom have had RaboDirect PRO12 experience this season with the Dragons.

Tonderai Chavhanga is unavailable for selection after undergoingminor knee surgery last weekend.

• The Dragons have never lost three successive home games in the tournament in the same season.
• Leinster are still on target to become the first side since London Wasps in 2003/04 to claim a European and Domestic double in the same season.
• The Leinstermen have lost just one game since September: 22-23 at home to Ospreys in the PRO12 on 23 March.

Newport Gwent Dragons Squad
Martyn Thomas, Will Harries, Hallam Amos, Aled Brew, Pat Leach, Adam Hughes, Ashley Smith, Jack Dixon, Lewis Robling, Jason Tovey, Jonathan Evans, Wayne Evans, Tom Brown, Toby Faletau, Dan Lydiate, Lewis Evans, Jevon Groves, Andrew Coombs, Luke Charteris, Rob Sidoli, Scott Morgan, Dan Way, Nathan Buck, Nathan Williams, Phil Price, Steve Jones, Sam Parry, Hugh Gustafson


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