Connacht booked their place in the quarterfinals of the Challenge Cup after a 24-24 draw with Worcester.
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Scarlets secured a very comfortable Guinness PRO14 bonus-point victory over Dragons in the Welsh derby at Parc y Scarlets.
The Ospreys ended their PRO14 drought with victory over the Dragons at Rodney Parade as the last rugby match of 2017 in the UK dribbled to a lacklustre conclusion.
Cardiff Blues claimed their sixth consecutive league victory over the Dragons in a PRO14 Boxing Day derby which grew to a thrilling finale.
Wales international hooker Richard Hibbard will leave Aviva Premiership club Gloucester at the end of this season.
Newcastle edged out the Dragons to maintain their 100 percent Challenge Cup record and cement top spot in Pool 1 with a 27-25 win at Rodney Parade.
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Newport Gwent Dragons and Ulster fought out a dramatic PRO14 draw at Rodney Parade with visiting fly-half Christian Lealiifano both hero and villain.
Ross Moriarty will leave Gloucester at the end of the season to join PRO14 side Dragons.
Leinster erased an early 10-point deficit to put the deflated Dragons to the sword in a 54-10 Guinness PRO14 victory at the RDS.
Northampton recovered from the Anglo-Welsh Cup loss to Exeter with a bonus point win over a battling but outgunned Dragons side at Franklin's Gardens.
Flanker Justin Tipuric and scrum-half Rhys Webb are understood to be major doubts for Wales' autumn series opener against Australia on Saturday.
Scott Williams has been recalled to the Wales squad for the autumn internationals as a replacement for the injured Tyler Morgan.
Ospreys ended a seven-match losing streak in all competitions to record a bonus-point 28-14 PRO14 derby victory over Newport Gwent Dragons at the Liberty Stadium
Dragons claimed their first win in Pool 1 with a 28-21 success at bottom side Enisei-STM.
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Matthew Morgan grabbed two tries as Cardiff hit back from an 11-point half-time deficit to clinch a 43-29 victory over Newport Gwent Dragons at the Arms Park.
The Dragons secured their second PRO14 victory in five matches with a bonus-point 29-13 triumph over South African newcomers Southern Kings at Rodney Parade.
Ulster maintained their perfect start to the Guinness PRO14 season with a 52-25 eight-try annihilation of the Dragons at the Kingspan Stadium.
The Dragons secured a first Guinness PRO14 victory of the season thanks to a marvellous first-half exhibition of rugby against Connacht at Rodney Parade.
Edinburgh have continued their impressive start to the Guinness PRO14 season under new coach Richard Cockerill with a bonus-point 35-18 victory over the Dragons.