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Aironi forced to make two changes to face Glasgow

Guinness PRO12 Editor

1 Apr 2011

Despite gaining their first historic first win in Magners League last Saturday, the Aironi coaching staff have been forced to make two changes to the team which will face Glasgow Warriors in Saturday’s game in Viadana (kick-off at 3.30 pm, Local Time).

Gareth Krause and Kaine Robertson, both try scorers against Connacht last week , haven't recovered from their injuries and are forced to sit out of the game. Nicola Cattina and Giulio Toniolatti will take their places in the back row and on the wing.

There are no further changes to the team that faced Connacht, with Giulio Rubini confirmed at fullback and 'man of the match' Joshua Furno alongside Marco Bortolami in the second row. The front row consists of Fabio Staibano and Alberto De Marchi as props with Roberto Santamaria hooking.

Internationals Salvatore Perugini and Quintin Geldenhuys are back in the line-up for the first time after Six Nations, but will both start in the replacements.


15 Giulio Rubini
14 Giulio Toniolatti
13 Gabriel Pizarro
12 Matteo Pratichetti
11 Danwel Demas
10 James Marshall
9 Tito Tebaldi
1 Alberto De Marchi
2 Roberto Santamaria
3 Fabio Staibano
4 Joshua Furno
5 Marco Bortolami (cap)
6 Josh Sole
7 Nicola Cattina
8 Nick Williams
16 Fabio Ongaro
17 Salvatore Perugini
18 Luca Redolfini
19 Quintin Geldenhuys
20 Jaco Erasmus
21 Pablo Canavosio
22 Gilberto Pavan
23 Riccardo Bocchino