Pro14: Dragons 15-15 Glasgow Warriors

Pro14: Dragons v Glasgow
Dragons (15) 15
Tries: Belcher, Rosser Con: Kirchner Pen: Kirchner
Glasgow (15) 15
Tries:: Thompson, Horne Con: Hastings Pen: Hastings

Dragons and Glasgow battled to a Pro14 draw at Rodney Parade with no scores after the break.

Home hooker Liam Belcher went over out wide for the opening try, with Brandon Thompson replying.

George Horne put the visitors into the lead before Jared Rosser hit back with the highlight of the night.

And with rival kickers Zane Kirchner and Adam Hastings each adding a conversion and penalty, honours ended even at Rodney Parade.

The hosts were boosted by recalls for Wales internationals Hallam Amos and Tyler Morgan to their starting line-up after ankle injuries.

Wales prop Leon Brown also returned off the bench after recovering from concussion suffered in November.

Winger Ratu Tagive made his first Glasgow appearance of the season after recovering from an Achilles injury.

Rob Harley led the visitors from the second row following his release from the Scotland Six Nations camp.

Ruaridh Jackson and Lee Jones also missed out on the Six Nations selection and joined Tagive in the back three.

Hallam Amos tries to break through for Dragons
Hallam Amos tries to break through for Dragons

However, nine Warriors were in Gregor Townsend's squad to face France at Murrayfield on Sunday.

Dragons pounced on an overthrown Glasgow line-out to set up Belcher's score.

Scrum-half Horne created Thompson's reply with a clever chip over the home defence.

Hastings put the visitors ahead with his penalty before scrum-half Horne finished off a sweeping move in which centre Nick Grigg broke Dragons' resistance. Hastings added the extras.

Kirchner cut the deficit with a penalty before man-of-the-match Amos followed his break from full-back with a superbly-placed kick that bounced kindly for wing Rosser to race clear.

That left the teams tied at 15-15 at the break and with defences increasingly dominant in the second period, neither side could break the deadlock.

Dragons: Hallam Amos; Adam Warren, Tyler Morgan, Jack Dixon, Jared Rosser; Zane Kirchner, Dan Babos; Sam Hobbs, Liam Belcher, Lloyd Fairbrother, Joe Davies, Rynard Landman, Aaron Wainwright, James Benjamin, Harri Keddie (capt).

Replacements: Ellis Shipp, Gerard Ellis, Leon Brown, Henri Williams, Lennon Greggains, Sarel Pretorius, Gavin Henson, Jarryd Sage.

Glasgow Warriors: Jackson, Jones, Grigg, Thomson, Tagive, Hastings, Horne, Allan Malcolm, Halanukonuka, Harley (capt), Peterson M Fagerson, Fusaro, Ashe.

Replacements: Stewart, Kebble, Rae, McDonald, Smith, Pyrgos, Kelly, Matawalu.

Referee: Andrew Brace (IRFU)

Assistant referees: Nigel Correll (IRFU), Dewi Phillips (WRU)

TMO: Wayne Davies (WRU)

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