Dragons RFC face rivals Cardiff Rugby in Round 5 of the BKT United Rugby Championship season this Saturday evening (kick-off 5.15pm UK). Ahead of the game at Cardiff Arms Park, we bring all the information you need to know…
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Referee: Craig Evans (WRU, 36th competition game) Assistant: Adam Jones, Rhys Jones (both WRU) TMO: Jon Mason (WRU)
Overall URC head-to-head record:
Played 37, Cardiff won 29, Dragons won 8.
Did you know?
- Cardiff Rugby doubled their tally of BKT United Rugby Championship victories this season with their 16-10 victory at Scarlets on Saturday.
- Cardiff have won their last two fixtures against fellow Welsh regions and have not won three in a row in such encounters since December 2018, however Cardiff have lost their last two home games against Welsh rivals.
- Dragons RFC only victory so far this campaign was 23-17 over Munster at Rodney Parade in Round 2.
- Dragons have not won away from home in the BKT United Rugby Championship since they visited Scarlets on 16 April – their only victory over a fellow Welsh region since April 2021.
- Cardiff have won their last fourteen fixtures against Dragons in the Championship since their near neighbour’s last success at the Arms Park, 23-17 on Boxing Day 2014.
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