Dragons 2021/2022 European Challenge Cup Fixtures Confirmed


Dragons Rugby are pleased to announce that dates and times for our 2021/2022 European Challenge Cup fixtures have now been confirmed.

The Dragons were drawn into pool B of the competition and will face USA Perpignan, Lyon, Benetton and Gloucester Rugby, taking on each side once, with two games at home and two games away.

But the dates and times for these fixtures have now been cemented except for our final round game against Gloucester Rugby at Rodney Parade which is still TBC.

ROUND ONE - USA Perpignan (A), Stade Aime Giral, Saturday 11th December, KO 18:30

ROUND TWO - Lyon (H), Rodney Parade, Friday 17TH December, KO 20:00

ROUND THREE - Benetton (A), Stadio Comunale di Mongio, Saturday 15th January, KO 16:15


ROUND FIVE - Gloucester Rugby (H), Rodney Parade, TBC, TBC

A modified Challenge Cup format will see 15 clubs competing in three pools over five pool stage rounds.

Clubs will only play against opponents from their own pool, and one club in each pool will have a bye during each round. The exact dates and kick-off times for the Round 5 fixtures on 8/9/10 April 2022 will be announced later in the season.

The three highest-ranked clubs from each pool, and the highest-ranked fourth-placed club, as well as six Heineken Champions Cup clubs, will qualify for the Round of 16 which will be played on the weekend of 15/16/17 April 2022, followed by quarter-finals and semi-finals, with the final at the Stade Vélodrome, Marseille on 27 May 2022.

Ticket information for the home games will follow at a later date.

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