Rugby - Bath maintain winning run

Mat Gilbert's try helped Bath maintain their winning start to their Amlin Challenge Cup Pool Two campaign with a 26-10 victory over Newport Gwent Dragons.

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The replacement flanker touched down nine minutes from time to finally shrug off a stiff challenge by the Dragons at The Rec. Rich Lane also crossed as Bath climbed to the top of Pool Two.

Dragons coach Lyn Jones was left to rue a yellow card for back-row forward Lewis Evans midway through the second half.

Evans was sin-binned on 64 minutes, handing Tom Heathcote his fourth penalty to open a nine-point lead and deny Dragons a losing point despite Toby Faletau's try.

Bath's pack then made their man advantage count when Gilbert was at the tail end of a devastating driving maul to seal the result.

Dragons remain second in Pool Two on try count, ahead of Bordeaux-Begles who picked up maximum points in their 32-20 victory in Italy over Mogliano.

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