Dragons RFC can confirm that homegrown duo – Luke Yendle and George Young - have both signed new contracts at the club.
Prop Yendle, 22, made his senior debut for the club in December 2020 in the Heineken Champions Cup.
The up-and-coming tighthead– who spent the 2021/22 season on loan at Jersey Reds and has featured for Wales Under-19s and Under-18s - and made four appearances for the Men of Gwent.
Dynamic back row Young, 21, made his debut for Dragons against Ulster in the BKT United Rugby Championship in February 2020.
The Dragons Academy product – who has now made two senior appearances - has also impressed for Newport RFC throughout this season.
Head Coach Dai Flanagan said: “It’s crucial we develop and retain our very best homegrown talent, so it is great news that Luke and George have agreed new terms.
“Both are young men who have come through our Academy system and who are determined to grasp the opportunity and learn by being around our senior set-up.
“It’s fantastic that Luke and George have joined the likes of Josh Reynolds, David Richards, Brodie Coghlan and Ewan Rosser in signing new deals and we look forward to their continued development.”
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It’s crucial we develop and retain our very best homegrown talent, so it is great news that Luke and George have agreed new terms...