Anglo-Welsh Cup: Leicester 42-3 Newport Gwent Dragons

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Despite the attentions of Dragons' Harri Keddie, Leicester Tigers' Owen Williams goes over for the first try in the two teams' Anglo-Welsh Cup clash
Anglo-Welsh Cup: Leicester v Dragons
Leicester (27) 42
Tries: Williams, Thompstone, Bateman, Burns, Genge, Roberts Conv: Burns (2) Worth Pens: Burns (2)
Dragons (3) 3
Pens: Jones

Leicester ran in six tries as they convincingly beat Newport Gwent Dragons in the Anglo-Welsh Cup.

The home side dominated from the off with Owen Williams, Adam Thompstone, Greg Bateman and Freddie Burns all going over in the first-half.

The Dragons had just a Geraint Rhys Jones penalty to their name.

Second period tries from Ellis Genge and Jack Roberts completed the Leicester dominance with the Dragons set to face Scarlets next Friday.

Leicester: George Worth, Adam Thompstone, Jack Roberts, Owen Williams, Peter Betham, Freddie Burns, Sam Harrison, Marcos Ayerza, Harry Thacker, Greg Bateman, Harry Wells, Graham Kitchener, Tom Croft, Will Evans, Luke Hamilton

Replacements: George McGuigan, Ellis Genge, Pat Cilliers, Ed Slater, Brendon O'Connor, Jono Kitto, Oli Bryant, Mathew Tait

Dragons: Carl Meyer, Tom Prydie, Adam Warren, Jack Dixon 11 Ashton Hewitt, Geraint Rhys Jones, Tavis Knoyle; Phil Price, Darran Harris, Craig Mitchell, Joe Davies, Matthew Screech, James Thomas, Nic Cudd, Harri Keddie.

Replacements: Elliot Dee, Sam Hobbs, Leon Brown, Robson Blake, Josh Skinner, Owen Davies, Arwel Robson, Will Talbot-Davies.

Attendance: 18,750

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