THE Dragons have played their final game of 2021 after the postponement of the Boxing Day derby at the Ospreys.

Test your knowledge of the Rodney Parade side’s year, and recent past, in our festive quiz. There are 25 points up for grabs with answers at the bottom...

1: Taine Basham made his Test debut in the summer. Who was his first Wales start against?

2: Matthew Screech left for Cardiff in the summer after making 163 appearances for the Dragons, moving level with Adam Black. Who are the three players above them in the list? (Point for each)

3: Fiji tighthead Mesake Doge signed in the summer from which French Top 14 club?

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4: Former Dragons back Hallam Amos will retire at the end of the season. Who is the only player to have scored more tries for the region than him?

5: Which Wales international enjoyed a win against the Dragons in Cardiff last March?

6: Rank the Dragons’ Wales backs in order of caps, highest to lowest: Cory Allen, Sam Davies, Jonah Holmes, Tavis Knoyle, Jamie Roberts, Adam Warren, Rhodri Williams.

7: Which two English clubs did both Dragons back coach Gordon Ross and winger Jonah Holmes play for? (Point for each)

8: The Dragons beat five teams in 2021, name them. (Point for each)

9: Who made the earliest Dragons debut out of the current squad?

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10: Who did Dragons director of rugby Dean Ryan captain to the English title in 1998?

11: Gonzalo Bertranou made his Dragons debut against February. What is the name of his Argentina teammate who packed down at Rodney Parade in 2013/14?

12: Jared Rosser played along brother Ewan, who is yet to play a senior game, for the Dragons development team against Bristol. Name the three sets of brothers who have played for the first team. (Point for each pair)

13: Sam Davies will soon overtake wing/full-back Tom Prydie into third in the Dragons’ all-time points list. Who are the two players above him? (Point for each)

14: The Dragons beat Cardiff in the quarter-finals of the 2015 European Challenge Cup. Which member of their current squad started at inside centre for the men from the capital?

15: Dragons legend Brok Harris left in the summer but returned to Rodney Parade with which South African side?

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1: New Zealand. He came off the bench against Canada and Argentina (twice).

2: Lewis Evans, Steve Jones, Jason Tovey.

3: Brive.

4: Aled Brew.

5: Bradley Roberts, who came off the bench for Ulster at Principality Stadium.

6: Jamie Roberts 94, Tavis Knoyle 11, Sam Davies 8, Jonah Holmes 7, Cory Allen 6, Rhodri Williams 3, Adam Warren 1.

7: Leeds and London Welsh 8: Ospreys, Scarlets, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Connacht.

9: Jack Dixon in October 2011, aged 16.

10: Newcastle.

11: Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro.

12: Nathan and Aled Brew, Peter and Rob Sidoli, Rhys and Dorian Jones. (Note: Arthur Ellis, Aaron Warren and James Lewis did not play senior games to join Hugo, Adam and Rob respectively)

13: Ceri Sweeney and Jason Tovey

14: Tavis Knoyle

15: The Stormers

TOTAL: __ out of 25