The Dragons travel to Scotland for their Magners League match against the Glasgow Warriors on Friday (Kickoff 7.30pm), knowing they have won there on the last four visits and are needing to build on the performances over the Christmas period.
Paul Turner said: "It's a measure of how far we have come that we were disappointed with not coming away with more points and wins from the Christmas fixtures. However, there were many positives and the boys can travel to Glasgow knowing the performances during the intense Christmas period have been strong. We have a good record in Glasgow and we will be looking once again to come away from Fir Hill with a win.
We have studied the Glasgow performance against Edinburgh and they performed well in their home victory last weekend. They have a strong squad who perform well in front of their home crowd. Dragons vs Glasgow matches always seem tight with a maximum of 6 points separating us in the last three games between the two teams."
In what will be first time to Scotland this season for the Dragons, Tom Willis is looking forward to the trip and said;
"The team put in some strong performances over the last few matches but we now have to take these continued improvements and turn them into wins. As a team we feel we are improving but are no longer happy with just picking up losing bonus points. We are in a results business and the team will be looking to return from Glasgow with a win."
Scottish International and former Glasgow player Andrew Hall is also included in the Squad and looking forward to the match commenting.
"It's always a great opportunity to return to former teams to play and I am looking forward to the match. There have been some nice plaudits said of us in recent weeks but the team is all too aware that we need results and hopefully we can get one on Friday. We know it won't be easy as Glasgow have strong and talented squad themselves and will be looking to continue their improvement after a strong start to the season in the Magners league"
James Arlidge returns after the missing the Scarlets match due to the birth of his first child. While Martyn Thomas is included having recovered from a shoulder injury sustained at the beginning of the season.
Dragons Squad:- Jason Tovey, Martyn Thomas, Gareth Wyatt, Rory Sidey, Gareth Maule, Ashley Smith, Rhodri Gomer-Davies, Richard Fussell, Shaun Connor, James Arlidge, Wayne Evans, Tom Isaacs, Adam Black, Nigel Hall, Tom Willis, Steve Jones, Rhys Thomas, Andrew Hall, Adam Jones, Luke Charteris, Hoani MacDonald, Jamie Ringer, Dan Lydiate, Colin Charvis, Lewis Evans.
Wales and Ospreys back row James King, who came through the North Wales age grade system, nominated North Wales Regional Community Rugby Manager Marc Roberts, in the WRU's 'Diolch' initiative where squad players thanked those who played a part in their rise to the top.
Beating Merthyr has boosted Carmarthen Quins hopes of reaching a top eight spot in the Principality Premiership. Quins captain Haydn Pugh is delighted with his team's progress and is determined that everyone from the Under 6s through to the senior team, enjoys the ride.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
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