MAT PROTHEROE hailed the Ospreys’ performance as they fought their way past a resilient Dragons outfit for their fifth win in six games.
Man-of-the-match Protheroe, who has been a revelation since joining from Bristol last summer, lit up this Welsh derby with sensational footwork on a bitterly cold night in Newport.
The Dragons, who were ravaged by injury, gave a good account of themselves but lacked the firepower of the Ospreys back-three.
“It was scrappy but both teams threw all that they had at it and we were good enough to come out on the right side of the result,” said former England U2...
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