Springbok fullback Percy Montgomery has been included in the Newport Gwent Dragons team that will face the Investec Stormers on Friday, February 4 in Dubai.
According to Montgomery he is looking forward to playing against his former team which also includes many of his current Springbok team mates.
According to sport promoter, Willem Strauss, there is great interest in the game in the Middle East amongst especially the South African and British expats living and working in the Gulf region. “The game will even be attended by some South Africans currently working in Iraq,” said Strauss.
The “Duel in the Desert” kicks-off at 8.15pm (local time) (6.15pm SA time) and will be televised live on Supersport. Newport Gwent Dragons squad: Percy Montgomery, Gareth Wyatt, Nathan Brew, Sione Tuipulotu, Ben Breeze, Craig Warlow, Gareth Baber, Rod Snow, James Richards, Chris Anthony, Ian Gough, Peter Sidoli, Jamie Ringer, Jason Forster, Rhys Oakley, Kieran Crawford, Jonathan Bryant, Adam Black, Rhys Thomas, Gethin Robinson, Neil Edwards, Steve Winn, Richard Payne, Gareth Chapman and Cae Trayhern. Head Coach: Chris Anderson. – Sapa