Dragons RFC 18 - 19 Cardiff Rugby
HT 10-10
Fri 13 May 19:35 Rodney Parade Ref: Craig Evans United Rugby Championship

Full Time

FULL TIME | Y CHWIBAN OLAF - The boot of Rhys Priestland and a Lloyd Williams try sees Cardiff heading home from Newport with victory in a tense URC affair. Cic gosb hwyr gan Priestland yn arwain Caerdydd i fuddugoliaeth dros y Dreigiau. 18-19 #URC #DRAvCAR


Penalty Goal (Opp.)

Will Reed replies for the hosts. 18-19 #URC #DRAvCAR


Penalty Goal

Another Priestland penalty opens up a four-point gap on the scoreboard. 15-19 #URC #DRAvCAR


Penalty Goal

Priestland nudges Cardiff back ahead with a long range penalty. Tight as the final 10 fast approaches. 15-16 #URC #DRAvCAR


Try (Opp.)

Jack Dixon slides in at the corner to put Dragons ahead, heading into the final 15 here at Rodney Parade. 15-13 #URC #DRAvCAR


Crucial steal from Seb Davies at the line-out allows Lloyd Williams to clear the lines. 10-13 #URC #DRAvCAR


Lovely nudge by Matthew Morgan to find touch just outside the Dragons 22, winning the battle for territory on this occasion. 10-13 #URC #DRAvCAR


Cardiff catch Griffiths isolated in the centre of the park and Carre is on hand to make the most of it and win the penalty at the ruck. 10-13 #URC #DRAvCAR


Priestland looks to thread one through for the chasing Cabango, who has the pace to force Jordan Williams to concede a 5m line-out. 10-13 #URC #DRAvCAR


Cardiff under pressure deep in their 22, but opt to play wide with Cabango in acres of space. He hops past the challenge of Taylor, pins his ears back and advances to the edge of the 22. Electric work from the academy wing. 10-13 #URC #DRAvCAR


Penalty Goal

No mistakes from Priestland this time, who puts Cardiff back ahead. 10-13 #URC #DRAvCAR


Cardiff have an opportunity to re-take the lead early on in this second half, but Priestland penalty attempt just drifts wide of the sticks. 10-10 #URC #DRAvCAR


Half Time

Ollie Griffiths is over from the base of the scrum on the brink of half time and Davies' conversion makes it all level at the break. Dim byd yn gwahaniaethu'r timau ar yr hanner, gyda Lloyd Williams a Ollie Griffiths yn croesi yn ystod y 40 agoriadol. 10-10 #URC #DRAvCAR



James Ratti is taken off as Kirby Myhill is brought on to level up the numbers in the front row. 3-10 #URC #DRAvCAR


Red Card

Liam Belcher follows Joe Davies in being shown a red card for head contact. Both sides down to 14 for the remainder of this encounter. 3-10 #URC #DRAvCAR


A wave of Dragons attacking phases is met by some ferocious defence but Cardiff ultimately concede the penalty for not rolling away. However, we go upstairs again to look at potential foul play. 3-10 #URC #DRAvCAR



A spilt ball in midfield gives Cardiff the licence to stretch Dragons on the counter. Matthew Morgan initially draws the defenders before the ball finds its way to Lane on the right. The wing busts through the gap and finds Williams in support to finish. 3-10 #URC #DRAvCAR


Reed's second penalty attempt of the evening is hooked wide. Scores remain level. 3-3 #URC #DRAvCAR


Penalty Goal (Opp.)

Will Reed's penalty makes it all square at the 25-minute mark. 3-3 #URC #DRAvCAR


Red Card

Joe Davies is shown a red card following a high tackle on Matthew Screech. 0-3 #URC #DRAvCAR


Big hit by Rhys Carré in midfield as Dragons look to gain some meters with a quick throw. The hosts continue through the phases but captain Navidi is on hand to win a turnover penalty on his own 10m line. 0-3 #URC #DRAvCAR


Penalty Goal

Priestland opens the scoring from the tee. 0-3 #URC #DRAvCAR


Lee-Lo and Matthew Morgan getting some joy in the wider channels and Cardiff's pressure leads to a penalty. Priestland points to the sticks. 0-0 #URC #DRAvCAR


Kick Off

KICK OFF | Y GIC GYNTAF - We are underway as Rhys Priestland kicks us off at Rodney Parade. | Rhys Priestland sydd yn cychwyn y gem yma yng Nghasnewydd. 0-0 #URC #DRAvCAR