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Newport Gwent Dragons 26-9 Scarlets

LV= Cup

Newport Gwent Dragons booked their place semi-final place - but only after improving in the second-half.

Dragons full-back Martyn Thomas, back from a serious leg injury, crashed over twice in the left corner to help them seal a convincing victory.

The Pool Two leaders took the lead early on when outside-half Matthew Jones kicked a 20-metre penalty.

And the Gwent side went on to win with the Scarlets managing just three Dan Evans penalties.

Scarlets' injury problems continued with captain Phil John stretchered off with a leg injury.


Newport-Gwent D'gons: M Thomas; Hughes, Watkins, Leach, A Brew; M Jones, W Evans; Gustafson, Willis, Palmer, Charteris, Sidoli, Coombs, L Evans, Bearman.
Replacements: Smith for Watkins (40), Tovey for M. Jones (66), Petri for W. Evans (72), Roberts for Gustafson (66), Burns for Willis (60), Way for Palmer (46), Morgan for Sidoli (54). Not Used: H. Ellis.

Scarlets: Evans; Daniel, Reynolds, S. Williams, Ajuwa; O. Williams, G. Davies; John, Lawrence, R. Thomas, Powell,White, A. Shingler, Cudd, Welch.
Replacements: James for Daniel (69), Lewis for Ajuwa (62), Hopkins for John (37), Hawkins for Lawrence (68), Howells for R. Thomas (68), Eager for A. Shingler (52), Gilbert for Welch (74). Not Used: Roberts.

Referee: Mr Greg Garner (RFU)

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