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Ospreys' Sam Lewis to switch to Dragons in June

Newport Gwent Dragons has announced that wing forward Sam Lewis has committed himself to the region by signing a two year contract.

The young open side is currently with the Ospreys regional team, having previously played for Swansea RFC. He will join the Dragons in June.

Director of Rugby Lyn Jones, said: “I have always been a big fan of Sam and his brother before him.

“He comes from a good rugby family and has the edge to become a quality international player. Playing regularly will help him achieve his ambitions.

“This is a significant signing for us and just shows our determination to become the best region in Wales.”

FT: Scarlets 6 - 10 Ospreys

Hosts Scarlets lost against the Ospreys in the Pro12 derby this afternoon.

Despite going into the second half 3-0 down, the Ospreys put on an impressive defensive at Parc y Scarlets to secure their win.

The boot of Rhys Priestland put the 6 point score on the board for the Scarlets with Ospreys' Dan Biggar also scoring one of his own.

The only try of the game was from Ian Evans who touched down five minutes from time.

Final score Scarlets 6 - 10 Ospreys.


Hibbard signed by Gloucester

Hibbard has won 26 caps for Wales. Credit: Szwarc Henri/ABACA/PA Images

Gloucester Rugby have confirmed they've signed Richard Hibbard from the Ospreys.

The Neath born player played for Taibach, Aberavon and Swansea before joining the Ospreys.

Hibbard made his international debut for Wales against Argentina in 2006 and played four times in this year's RBS Six Nations before featuring in all three Tests for the Lions in Australia this summer.


Cardiff Blues and Ospreys in Heineken Cup action

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Cardiff Blues enjoyed a 19-15 win against Toulon in October Credit: PA

The Ospreys will look to earn their first victory in this season's Heineken Cup this evening when they take on Castres away. The Pool 1 strugglers have lost both of their opening European fixtures at home to Leinster and more recently away at Northampton.

Meanwhile Cardiff Blues will also be hoping to lift themselves up from the bottom of Pool 2, when they welcome Glasgow to the Arms Park.

The Blues have enjoyed mixed fortunes in Europe so far, after a 44-29 defeat away at Exeter, before they clinched an historic 19-15 win at home to Heineken Cup holders Toulon.

Leicester 39 - 16 Ospreys

The Ospreys were well beaten by Leicester at Welford Road in the first round of the LV Anglo-Welsh Cup. The Tigers notched up a bonus point after scoring four tries. Scrum half Sam Williams scored a try for the Welsh side, while Sam Davies kicked three penalties.

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