Warriors waltz past Dragons

Glasgow Warriors 37 Newport Gwent Dragons 6

Despite a number of the hosts’ top players being on Scotland duty ahead of the clash with the All Blacks, Glasgow put on a confident display with half-backs Niko Matawalu and Scott Wight starring.

Glasgow were in control at half-time with a 20-6 lead thanks to tries from Pete Murchie and Gordon Reid. They touched down three more times in the second half through Tom Ryder and a Tommy Seymour brace, with Wight converting the last. It was yet another sad night for the Dragons, who remain second bottom after mustering just a brace of Tom Prydie penalties.

Scorers for Glasgow: Tries: Murchie, Reid, Ryder, Seymour 2. Cons: Wight 3. Pens: Wight 2.

Scorers for Dragons: Pens: Prydie 2.

GLASGOW WARRIORS: Murchie, Seymour, Dunbar, Nathan, Paris, Wight, Matawalu, Reid, Hall, Cusack, Ryder, Swinson, Harley, Fusaro, Strauss.

Replacements: Horne for Nathan (64), Kennedy for Matawalu (72), Fainga’anuku for Reid (56), Gillies for Hall (78), Araoz for Cusack (78), Eddie for Ryder (56), Barclay for Fusaro (64), Wilson for Strauss (75).

DRAGONS: D. Evans, Chavhanga, Leach, A Smith, Prydie, Robling, J Evans, Price, S Jones, Buck, Nimmo, Sidoli, L Evans, Cudd, Brown.

Replacements: Amos for Prydie (68), S. Jones for Robling (54), Davies for J. Evans (54), Way for Buck (57), A. Jones for Sidoli (19), Groves for L Evans (17).

Referee: M Mitrea (Italy).

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