The forwards are again rewarded for their impressive performances after both derby matches and remain in the team.
There are no other changes to the regional side's team who last faced the Ospreys at home in the RaboDirect PRO12 on New Year's Eve.
Dragons Team to take on Connacht
Hallam Amos, Tom Prydie, Adam Hughes, Andy Tuilagi, Tonderai Chavhanga, Lewis Robling, Wayne Evans; Phil Price, Sam Parry, Dan Way, Andrew Coombs, Rob Sidoli, Lewis Evans © Nic Cudd, Toby Faletau.
Hugh Gustafson, Owen Evans, Nathan Buck, Adam Jones, Tom Brown, Jonathan Evans, Ashley Smith, Jack Dixon