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  • Wardle, Jones,
    Penalty goals: Prydie (5),
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Munster

  • Murphy (2), O'Mahony, Stander,
    Conversions: Keatley (2),
  • Guinness PRO12
  • 19th Apr 2013
  • KO 19:00
  • Ground: Rodney Parade, Newport
  • Att: 7,523

Dragons v Munster - RaboDirect PRO12 match preview

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The Dragons have made six changes for Friday's RaboDirect PRO12 clash with Munster at Rodney Parade.

Matthew Pewtner, Lewis Robling, Tonderai Chavhanga and Steffan Jones come into the back division following the loss to Ulster last time out.

Chavhanga's inclusion on the wing sees Ross Wardle move across to the centres.

Up front, Hugh Gustafson and Nic Cudd both start, while Dan Lydiate will make his final home appearance for the club.

Munster have also made several changes to the side following their loss to Leinster.

Only three players who started the 22-16 defeat are retained, with Denis Hurley, Ian Keatley and Damien Varley keeping their places.

The rest of the side is largely made up of members of their British and Irish Cup squad, with academy player Ronan O'Mahony set to make his RaboDirect PRO12 debut while will make his first senior appearance Cian Bohane off the bench.

Dragons: 15 Tom Prydie, 14 Matthew Pewtner, 13 Ross Wardle, 12 Lewis Robling, 11 Tonderai Chavhanga, 10 Steffan Jones, 9 Jon Evans, 1 Aaron Coundley, 2 Hugh Gustafson, 3 Nathan Buck, 4 Andrew Coombs (capt), 5 Rob Sidoli, 6 Dan Lydiate, 7 Nic Cudd, 8 Toby Faletau.
Replacemens: 16 Sam Parry, 17 Owen Evans, 18 Tim Ryan, 19 Adam Jones, 20 Jevon Groves, 21 Ieuan Jones, 22 Wayne Evans, 23 Andy Tuilagi.

Munster: 15 Denis Hurley, 14 Ronan O'Mahony, 13 Ivan Dineen, 12 JJ Hanrahan, 11 Johne Murphy, 10 Ian Keatley, 9 Cillian Sheridan, 8 Paddy Butler, 7 Niall Ronan, 6 Dave O'Callaghan, 5 Billy Holland, 4 Dave Foley, 3 Stephen Archer, 2 Damien Varley, 1 Wian Du Preez.
Replacements: 16 Stephen Henry, 17 Marcus Horan, 18 John Ryan, 19 Ian Nagle, 20 CJ Stander, 21 Duncan Williams, 22 Cian Bohane, 23 Danny Barnes.

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