Amlin Challenge Cup: Dragons 50-8 Rugby Mogliano

Tom Prydie looks to break through for the Dragons at Rodney Parade
Tom Prydie looks to break through for the Dragons at Rodney Parade

Newport Gwent Dragons (31) 50

Wardle, Chaparro, J Evans, Harries 2, I Jones, Hughes
Burton 6

Rugby Mogliano (3) 8


Newport Gwent Dragons opened their Amlin Challenge Cup campaign with a seven-tries-to-one win over Mogliano.

The Italian side were 31-3 down at the break as Ross Wardle, Francisco Chaparro, Jonathan Evans and Will Harries went over.

Harries added a second before Ieuan Jones and Adam Hughes crossed.

Kris Burton kicked six conversions and a penalty while the visitors points came from Tommaso Boni's try and Nicolo' Fadalti's penalty.


Dragons: Hallam Amos; Will Harries, Adam Hughes, Ross Wardle, Tom Prydie; Kris Burton, Jonathan Evans; Owen Evans, Sam Parry, Francisco Chaparro, Matthew Screech, Rob Sidoli (capt), Ieuan Jones, Nic Cudd, Toby Faletau.

Replacements: Phil Price, Elliot Dee, Dan Way, Netani Talei, Adam Jones, Wayne Evans, Jason Tovey, Lewis Robling.

Mogliano: Nicolo' Fadalti; Alberto Zorzi, Giovanni Benvenuti, Tommaso Boni, Filippo Guarducci; Edoardo Padovani, Enrico Endrizzi; Agustin Costa Repetto , Ornel Gega, Alessio Ceglie, Federico Maso, Jacopo Bocchi, Meyer Swanepoel, Andrea Ceccato (capt), Thorleif Halvorsen.

Replacements: Ivan Gianesini, Simone Ferrari, Massimiliano Ravalle, Marco Lazzaroni, Andrea Trotta, Antonio Giabardo, Matt Cornwell, Enrico Ceccato.

Referee: David Wilkinson (Ire).

Touch judges: Michael Black (Ire), Dave O'Flynn (Ire).

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