Dragons are set to be boosted by the return of Dafydd Howells and Adam Warren for the resumption of Guinness PRO14 action against Edinburgh Rugby later this month.
The anticipated return of the backs duo – plus Ross Moriarty, Cory Hill and Elliot Dee all featuring for Wales against France last Friday - means availability from injury in the squad has risen to 85%.
Injury updates – Being Assessed/ Available for selection
Adam Warren (foot) – Adam continued his full-time recovery programme at Ystrad Mynach last week after suffering a mid-foot sprain sustained in the home European fixture with ASM Clermont Auvergne.
Dafydd Howells (ankle) – Dafydd remained in camp last week as he continues to make good progress following the ankle injury sustained against Timisoara Saracens.
Injury update – not available for selection
Brandon Nansen (hamstring) – Brandon has made positive strides in the last week and is focusing on lower body and hamstring strength. He has another five to six weeks of rehab ahead of him before his return.
James Sheekey (hip) – After undergoing successful surgery on his hip and James has already noticed improvement with his range of movement as he commences his rehabilitation programme.
No Injury update – unavailable for selection
Ashton Hewitt (shoulder), Arwel Robson (hamstring), Ryan Bevington (concussion), Aaron Jarvis (hamstring)
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