Newport Gwent Dragons 32-12 Edinburgh
Six penalties from Tom Prydie and three drop-goals from Steffan Jones helped the Dragons to a comfortable 32-12 win over Edinburgh.
The home side got off to an unfortunate start when Dan Lydiate hobbled off with an ankle injury after just a couple of minutes and their luck didn't improve quickly as they conceded the opening try inside the first quarter of an hour.
Edinburgh exploited the space well, showing good hands out wide to put young winger Tom Brown over in the corner before 20-year-old fly-half Harry Leonard confidently stroked over the conversion from close to the touchline.
Leonard missed with two penalty attempts as the half wore on though and Tom Prydie was nowhere near as wasteful for the Dragons, kicking four penalties to put the hosts in front in the latter stages of the first half.
And they went into the interval with a 17-7 lead because, after Steve Jones and Sean Cox were both sent to the sin bin late on, prop Phil Price rumbled over in the corner to stretch the advantage.
Another yellow card for Ross Rennie early in the second half meant that the visitors were down to 13 men for a period and the Dragons made the most of the numerical advantage with another Prydie penalty and a drop-goal from Steffan Jones.
The flying Dutchman Tim Visser did get his customary try around the hour mark but a sixth Prydie penalty and Jones' second drop-goal of the night extended the hosts' lead to beyond two converted tries and there was no way back for Edinburgh.
Jones even added a third drop-goal late on as the Dragons celebrated a convincing victory and maintained their excellent record against Edinburgh after beating them both home and away last season.