Benetton Rugby team to face Scarlets

Guinness PRO12 Rugby Editor

30 Sep 2016


Tomorrow at 20.05 at the Stadio Monigo, Leoni after the win against Newport Gwent Dragons, Benetton Rugby Treviso will face Scarlets for the third consecutive match against a welsh team.

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Our guests arrive on high morale after they defeated Connacht Rugby last week.

Coach Kieran Crowley changes only two players.

Full back will be Jayden Hayward, on the wings Angelo Esposito and Luke McLean. Tommaso Benvenuti and captain Alberto Sgarbi will be respectively right and left centre.

The half backs are Giorgio Bronzini at scrum half and Tommaso Allan at fly-half.

The front row will consist of Alberto De Marchi, Ornel Gega and Simone Ferrari.

Locks will be Marco Fuser and Filo Paulo. Finally, the back row sees Francesco Minto, Dean Budd, and Abraham Steyn completing the XV chosen by Coach Crowley.

Benetton Rugby:

15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Angelo Esposito, 13 Tommaso Benvenuti, 12 Alberto Sgarbi (C), 11 Luke McLean, 10 Thomas Allan, 9 Giorgio Bronzini, 8 Abraham Steyn, 7 Dean Budd, 6 Francesco Minto, 5 Filo Paulo, 4 Marco Fuser , 3 Simone Ferrari, 2 Ornel Gega, 1 Alberto De Marchi.

Replacements: 16 Luca Bigi, 17 Matteo Zanusso, 18 Cherif Traore, 19 Filippo Gerosa, 20 Marco Lazzaroni, 21 Tito Tebaldi, 22 Ian McKinley, 23 Andrea Buondonno

Coach Kieran Crowley

Unavailable: Marty Banks, Robert Barbieri, Marco Barbini, Filippo Filippetto, Jean-Francois Montauriol, Luca Morisi, Nicola Quaglio, Alessandro Zanni.


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