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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

Lions decided to go for goal with Jordan Hendrikse taking the penalty goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

80'

This is dangerous for the defence as Sam Davies bursts through to advance the Dragons RFC attack.

79'

Dragons RFC decided to go for goal with Sam Davies taking the drop goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

78'

Lions decide to make a substitution, with Darrien-Lane Landsberg getting some game time.

74'

Lions decide to make a substitution, with Sti Sithole being replaced.

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Edwill van der Merwe took full advantage.

74'

Dragons RFC decide to make a substitution, with Lloyd Fairbrother getting some game time.

71'

Dragons RFC decide to make a substitution, with Chris Coleman being replaced.

71'

Dragons RFC make a substitution with Brodie Coghlan coming on.

68'

Dragons RFC make a substitution with Bradley Roberts coming off.

68'

Dragons RFC make a substitution with Lewis Jones coming on.

68'

Dragons RFC make a substitution with Rhodri Williams coming off.

68'

Lions sub Sti Sithole comes onto the field.

64'

Darrien-Lane Landsberg departs for Lions.

64'
Yellow Card

Jean-Pierre Smith (Lions) is shown a yellow card

63'

Lions sub Sibusiso Sangweni comes onto the field.

63'

Jaco Kriel departs for Lions.

63'

Lions sub Rynhardt Jonker comes onto the field.

63'

Zander du Plessis departs for Lions.

63'

Dragons RFC sub Will Reed comes onto the field.

63'

Ashton Hewitt departs for Dragons RFC.

63'

The defensive line has been broken as Jaco Kriel goes through the gap.

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Ashton Hewitt goes through the gap.

61'

Dragons RFC sub Ben Fry comes onto the field.

60'

Harrison Keddie departs for Dragons RFC.

60'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Sam Davies kicks the conversion.

59'
Try

Dragons RFC are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Jack Dixon touching down.

58'

The defensive line has been broken as Rhodri Williams goes through the gap.

58'

What a run here by Sam Davies as they get over the gainline!

58'

Jaco Visagie comes on for Lions.

57'

PJ Botha leaves the field.

57'

Sanele Nohamba comes on.

51'

Andre Warner comes off.

51'

Dragons RFC decide to make a substitution, with Rob Evans getting some game time.

49'

Dragons RFC decide to make a substitution, with Rhodri Jones being replaced.

49'

Dragons RFC decide to make a substitution, with Aaron Wainwright getting some game time.

49'

Dragons RFC decide to make a substitution, with Joseph Davies being replaced.

49'
Conversion

Jordan Hendrikse adds the two points for Lions.

48'
Try

Slick passing by Lions leads to a try for Edwill van der Merwe.

47'

Spellbinding play by Jaco Kriel is finished off with a try.

47'

Jaco Kriel makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

47'
Conversion

Jordan Hendrikse adds the two points for Lions.

45'
Try

A clever kick there by Lions allows Edwill van der Merwe to collect the ball and touch down for the try.

43'

The second half kicks off.

40'

Lions make a substitution with Jordan Hendrikse coming on.

40'

Lions make a substitution with Gianni Lombard coming off.

40'

Lions make a substitution with Jean-Pierre Smith coming on.

40'

Lions make a substitution with Sti Sithole coming off.

40'

Lions make a substitution with Ruan Venter coming on.

40'

Lions make a substitution with Ruben Schoeman coming off.

40'

Dragons RFC sub Steffan Hughes comes onto the field.

40'

Jared Rosser departs for Dragons RFC.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

41'
Conversion

Sam Davies does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

36'
Try

Incisive passing by Dragons RFC is finished off by Sam Davies, as they goes over for the try.

35'

Fabulous play by Dragons RFC has led to Sam Davies being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'

Rhodri Williams sets up the try.

35'
Conversion

Gianni Lombard does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

30'
Try

It's going to take a miracle to stop this Lions maul...no miracles today as Asenathi Ntlabakanye powers over.

29'
Conversion

Sam Davies makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

23'
Try

Dragons RFC are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Rhodri Williams picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

22'
Conversion

Gianni Lombard converts the try.

16'
Try

Gianni Lombard scores the try from close range.

15'

Spellbinding play by Andre Warner is finished off with a try.

15'

A gap opened in the defence and Reinhard Nothnagel took full advantage.

14'
Conversion

Sam Davies converts the try.

12'
Try

A series of passes by Dragons RFC results in a try for Jordan Williams

11'

Sean Lonsdale played a key part in that try.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Sean Lonsdale took full advantage.

11'
Penalty Goal

Sam Davies makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

10'

Asenathi Ntlabakanye comes on for Lions.

9'

Ruan Dreyer leaves the field.

9'

The defensive line has been broken as Ross Moriarty goes through the gap.

4'
Penalty Goal

Gianni Lombard has kicked a penalty goal.

4'

Dragons RFC have a drop goal attempt, but its pushed to the right.

1'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Gwent Dragons v Lions

Challenge Cup - Round 1
Sat 10th December 2022, 05:45am EST
Emirates Airline Park

Points Flow Chart

Game ends in a Draw
Lions
Gwent Dragons
Lions
Time in lead
Gwent Dragons
18
Mins in lead
24
22%
% Of Game In Lead
30%
20%
Possession Last 10 min
80%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Smith
31 - 31
63'
Davies
59'
31 - 31
Dixon
58'
31 - 29
Hendrikse
31 - 24
48'
van der Merwe
29 - 24
47'
Hendrikse
24 - 24
45'
van der Merwe
22 - 24
43'
Half Time
Davies
36'
17 - 24
Davies
35'
17 - 22
Lombard
17 - 17
30'
Ntlabakanye
15 - 17
29'
Davies
23'
10 - 17
Williams
22'
10 - 15
Lombard
10 - 10
16'
Lombard
8 - 10
15'
Davies
12'
3 - 10
Williams
11'
3 - 8
Davies
10'
3 - 3
Lombard
3 - 0
4'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.6
6
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.8
10
Entries

Attack Profile

Lions
Gwent Dragons
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Defence Profile

Lions
Gwent Dragons
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
45%
58%
3-6 secs
43%
25%
6+ secs
4%
7%
60
Rucks Won
74

Other Fixtures

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