Belfast Telegraph

Monday 3 August 2015

Connacht too strong for Dragons

Published 05/01/2013 | 20:22

Dan Parks kicked 15 points as Connacht defeated the Dragons
Dan Parks kicked 15 points as Connacht defeated the Dragons

Connacht overcame a disappointing Dragons side 30-11 at the Sportsground as they halted a run of four straight RaboDirect PRO12 defeats.

Although they failed to garner a likely bonus point in the final quarter, a penalty try and efforts from George Naoupu and Danie Poolman had already confirmed the Irish province's dominance.

Connacht fly-half Dan Parks stamped his mark on a scrappy game with a 15-point contribution, while replacement Jonathan Evans scored a late consolation try for the Dragons to add to Tom Prydie's brace of penalties.

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