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Rising star Ben Carter ready to soar at Dragons

Dragons ‘Get Carter’ as awesome foursome sign on

Dragons boss Dean Ryan has secured the long-term future of four of the brightest stars form his academy to add further impetus to his rugby revolution at Rodney Parade.

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Second row Ben Carter, centre Aneurin Owen and prop Chris Coleman have all played first-team rugby for the Gwent region and they have been joined by promising outside half Will Reed in committing to the region.

“We are pleased that four of our brightest home-grown talents are staying with us in the long-term. We look forward to all four players continuing to develop in our environment over the coming years,” said Dragons rugby director, Ryan

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Carter has enjoyed a breakthrough season at Dragons, making his senior debut in the Guinness PRO14 clash with Munster in November and his first start at Glasgow Warriors a month later. The 20-year-old has represented Wales at U18, 19 and 20 levels and has made nine appearances this campaign.

Owen, another Wales U18 and 20 cap, made his debut in the Heineken Champions Cup clash at Bordeaux-Begles in France in December, when he became the 300th player to represent the region. He has now made four senior appearances.

Front row man Coleman, 22, made his debut for Dragons in the 2018 Judgement Day clash with Scarlets. The tighthead made his 11th appearance for the region in the Guinness PRO14 clash with Leinster Rugby last week.

Teenager Reed has been made a part of the senior squad this season after excelling for the Dragons Academy at age grade level.  He is currently part of the Wales U20 set-up building towards the Six Nations in the summer.

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