Match Preview | Dragons RFC (H)

Match Preview | Dragons RFC (H)

It’s the Round of 16 in the EPCR Challenge Cup with Dragons RFC traveling to Scotstoun to face Glasgow Warriors.

Glasgow have been showing their dominance throughout the EPCR Challenge Cup with no defeats in the competition.  Dragons, on the other hand have only had one win in the competition so far.

Fans will remember the clash between the two sides back in January when Glasgow Warriors triumphed over the Dragons 28-42 at Rodney Park.  According to the EPCR head-to-head for this weekend Glasgow have four wins over Dragons who only have two against Glasgow.

This weekend is the first round of knockouts for the Challenge Cup and a win for Glasgow could see them face either Racing 92 or Emirates Lions in the quarter finals the following weekend.

Throughout the Challenge Cup so far, the Warriors have scored a total of 16 tries and the Dragons have scored 12.  In terms of the passing game, Glasgow have made 688 passes while Dragons have made 522. Glasgow also lead in terms of tackles made with 431 to 418.

This weekend is set to be a great game with a quarter final space up for grabs.  Both teams will have had internationals returned to them following the Guinness Six Nations, which could see the teams increase their depth and experience of players.

Game Details

Saturday 1 April 2023, 5:30pm, Scotstoun Stadium.
Tickets are available here.

Match Officials

Referee: Tual Trainini
Assistant Referee: Adrien Marbot
Assistant Referee: Benoit Rousselet
Television Match Official: Eric Briquet-Campin

Glasgow Warriors v Dragons – EPCR Challenge Cup R16

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