BKT URC Round One Match Pack


Dragons RFC kick-off the new BKT United Rugby Championship this Saturday evening when they face Edinburgh Rugby at DAM Health Stadium (kick-off 7.35pm). Ahead of the game, we bring all the information you need to know…

TV: Live on S4C, Premier Sports and URC TV

Officials: Referee: Andrea Piardi (FIR, 25th competition game) Assistant: David Sutherland, Michael Todd (both SRU) TMO: Stefano Penne (FIR)

Overall URC head-to-head record: Played 35, Edinburgh won 19, Dragons won 15 with 1 match drawn.

Did you know?

  • Edinburgh’s record in their last eight BKT United Rugby Championship matches is won four, lost four.
  • Edinburgh’s only home defeat in the URC last season was 10-16 to Ulster at the DAM Health Stadium on 30 April.
  • Edinburgh won three of their four fixtures against Welsh regions last season.
  • Dragons RFC have lost their last five BKT United Rugby Championship encounters since beating Scarlets in Llanelli on 16 April. Dragons only other away victory in the Championship last season was on their trip to Connacht in October.
  • Dragons have won only once on visits to Scotland since 2013 and that was by a single point, 23-22, against Glasgow at Scotstoun in December 2020.
  • Edinburgh have won six of their last eight fixtures against Dragons whilst Dragons most recent success on Edinburgh soil was at BT Murrayfield in March 2012.

Tickets for the opening four home games of the new BKT United Rugby Championship season at Rodney Parade are on sale NOW! Click HERE to buy online or call 01633 670690.

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