Dragons Head Coach Paul Turner has named a 26-man squad for the Dragons' trip to Leicester Tigers in the LV= Cup on Saturday (KO 1pm).
Shaun Connor will retain the captaincy for Saturday's game after guiding the Dragons to victory over Sale Sharks at Rodney Parade last Friday.
Steve Jones returns from the knee injury he picked up in the game against Edinburgh whilst Jason Tovey and Wayne Evans also return to the squad having been rested for the opening match against Sale.
Dragons squad for Leicester Tigers Forwards Dan Watchurst, Hugh Gustafson, Peter Bracken, Pat Palmer, Duane Goodfield, Steve Jones, Adam Jones, Hoani Macdonald, Rob Sidoli, Toby Faletau, Grant Webb, James Harris, Gavin Thomas.
Backs Martyn Thomas, Jason Tovey, Richard Fussell, Aled Brew, Will Harries, Rhodri Gomer Davies, Tom Riley, Shaun Connor (C), Adam Greendale, Danny Lee, Alex Walker, Wayne Evans
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.