Glasgow snatch Newport victory

Newport Gwent Dragons fell to Glasgow Warriors by 16 points to 23 after a late try by DTH van der Merwe in the Heineken Cup at Rodney Parade on Sunday.

With 10 minutes remaining the scores were level on 16-all and a draw seemed to be on the cards until the try.

More to follow.

Newport-Gwent Dragons 16 (6) Glasgow 23 (6)


Newport Gwent Dragons
Tries: Brew
Penalties: Tovey 2
Drop-goals: Tovey
Conversions: Tovey

Tries: Gregor, van der Merwe 2
Penalties: Jackson 2
Conversions: Gregor

Referee: John Paul ‘JP’ Doyle (England)


Newport Gwent Dragons: W Harries, A Hughes, T Riley, A Smith, A Brew, J Tovey, W Evans, P Price, T Willis [capt], B Castle, L Charteris, R Sidoli, D Lydiate, G Thomas, T Faletau.

Replacements: S Jones, G Robinson, P Palmer, S Morgan, L Evans, J Leadbeater, P Leach, M Jones

Glasgow Warriors: B Stortoni, C Shaw, F Aramburu, P Murchie, D van der Merwe, R Jackson, C Gregor, J Welsh, D Hall, M Low, A Muldowney, A Kellock [capt], R Harley, R Vernon, R Wilson

Replacements: F Thomson, R Grant, K Tkachuk, P Burke, C Fusaro, H Pyrgos, P Horne, H O’Hare

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