|Lions (17) 31|
|Tries: Lombard, Ntlabakanye, Van der Merwe (2) Cons: Lombard (2), Hendrikse (2) Pen: Lombard|
|Dragons (24) 31|
|Tries: J Williams, R Williams, Davies, Dixon Cons: Davies (4) Pen: Davies|
Dragons got here agonisingly near ending Welsh rugby’s two-year look forward to a win in Europe, finally settling for a 31-31 draw at Lions.
3 times the Welsh area led in Johannesburg, the primary European cup match to be performed in South Africa.
Tries from Jordan Williams, Rhodri Williams, Sam Davies and Jack Dixon secured the draw and bonus level.
However Davies sliced a late drop purpose earlier than Lions’ Jordan Hendrikse missed a last-minute penalty to win the sport.
Extra to observe.
Lions: Andries Coetzee; Rabz Maxwane, Sango Xamlashe, Zander Du Plessis, Edwill van der Merwe; Gianni Lombard, Andre Warner; Sti Sithole, PJ Botha, Ruan Dreyer, Ruben Schoeman, Reinhard Nothnagel (capt), Jaco Kriel, Darrien-Lane Landsberg, Emmanuel Tshituka.
Replacements: Jaco Visagie, JP Smith, Asenathi Ntlabakanye, Ruan Venter, Sibusiso Sangweni, Sanele Nohamba, Jordan Hendrikse, Rynhardt Jonker.
Dragons: Jordan Williams, Jared Rosser, Sio Tomkinson, Jack Dixon, Ashton Hewitt; Sam Davies, Rhodri Williams; Rhodri Jones, Bradley Roberts, Chris Coleman, Joe Davies, Matthew Screech, Sean Lonsdale, Harri Keddie (capt), Ross Moriarty
Replacements: Brodie Coghlan, Rob Evans, Lloyd Fairbrother, Aaron Wainwright, Ben Fry, Lewis Jones, Will Reed, Steff Hughes
Referee: Anthony Woodthorpe (England)
Assistant referees: Dan Jones & George Selwood (England)
TMO: Dean Richards (England)