Benetton Treviso team announcement

Guinness PRO12 Editor

18 Feb 2011


Benetton Rugby have named their side ahead of Saturdauy’s match against Magners League’s champions the Ospreys, at 17:30 Stadio Monigo.

The team is largely similar to that which achieved the historic 19-18 victory last Sunday against Munster .

The only changes are in the front row, with prop Michele Rizzo replaced by Ignacio Fernandez Rouyet and Pedro Di Santo taking over from Lorenzo Cittadini.

Flanker Manoa Vosawai also returns on the bench

Benetton Treviso Team:
15 Brendan Williams
14 Ludovico Nitoglia
13 Ezio Galon
12 Andrea Pratichetti
11 Michele Sepe
10 Willem De Waal
9 Tobias Botes
8 Marco Filippucci
7 Gonzalo Padrò
6 Benjamin Vermaak
5 Corniel Van Zyl
4 Antonio Pavanello (captain)
3 Pedro Di Santo
2 Franco Sbaraglini
1 Ignacio Fernandez Rouyet

16 Enrico Ceccato
17 Matteo Muccignat
18 Lorenzo Cittadini
19 Enrico Pavanello
20 Manoa Vosawai
21 Benjamin De Jager
22 Tommaso Benvenuti
23 Andrea Marcato


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