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Toby Flood says Newcastle must carry their early-season form into the European Challenge Cup when they clash with the Dragons on Saturday.
Ahead of the opening round of this season’s Challenge Cup, we cast our eye over the 20 teams involved who are looking to lift the silverware.
The Dragons have signed James Sheekey from Cardiff Blues until the end of 2017/18 as they look to bolster their second row and back row.
Take a check on the highlights from Round Six of PRO14 action.
Wins were claimed by Edinburgh, Cardiff Blues, Ulster and Glasgow in Friday’s PRO14 action, with the Warriors prevailing in Bloemfontein.
Four games are on the PRO14 schedule this Friday with Cardiff Blues against the Dragons and Connacht versus Ulster two derby fixtures.
Dragons coach Bernard Jackman says his side will benefit from exposing young talent to professional rugby this season.