Challenge Cup teams: Friday

Date published: December 11 2014

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Dragons are eyeing the first of two wins they believe will clinch a quarter-final spot as they visit Bucharest on Friday while Lyon host Bordeaux.

Newport Gwent Dragons v Bucharest Wolves
Rodney Parade, Newport

Dragons Director of Rugby Lyn Jones has made six changes to the team that played last weekend in the first game of their European double header.

Welsh International Tom Prydie has moved from the wing to take on the position of full-back as Geraint Rhys Jones moves to the bench.

Prop Phil Price gets the nod from Jones as Brok Harris moves across to tighthead, they are joined in the front row by hooker T. Rhys Thomas.

Newport Gwent Dragons 15 Tom Prydie, 14 Matthew Pewtner, 13 Ross Wardle, 12 Ashley Smith, 11 Hallam Amos, 10 Jason Tovey, 9 Jonathan Evans, 8 Lewis Evans (c) 7 Nic Cudd, 6 James Thomas, 5 Cory Hill, 4 Andrew Coombs, 3 Brok Harris, 2 T Rhys Thomas, 1 Phil Price.
Replacements: 16 Elliot Dee, 17 Owen Evans, 18 Dan Way, 19 Rynard Landman, 20 Toby Faletau, 21 Luc Jones, 22 Dorian Jones, 23 Rhys Jones

Bucharest Wolves 15 Luke Samoa, 14 Marian Apostol, 13 Catalin Dascalu, 12 Andrei-Daniel Ilie, 11 Ionut Botezatu, 10 Florin Vlaicu (c), 9 Grigoras Diaconescu, 8 Razvan Ailenei 7 Johan Van Heerden, 6 Vali-Catalin Mototolea, 5 Onal Ageacai, 4 Paul Ailenei, 3 Vlad Badalicescu, 2 Otar Turashvili , 1 Constantin Pristavita.
Replacements: 16 Alexandru-Claudiu Oancea, 17 Mihai Dico, 18 Silviu Vasiliu, 19 Petre Neacsu, 20 Alexandru Mitu, 21 Florin Surugiu, 22 Filip-Emanuel Lazar, 23 Florin Ionita

Kick off: 19:30
Referee: David Wilkinson


Lyon v Bordeaux-B

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