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Benetton Rugby name team for Cardiff Blues game

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3 Nov 2016

GUINNESS PRO12

Benetton Rugby face Cardiff Blues in the 8th round of the Guinness PRO12 at Stadio Monigo tomorrow evening (20:15pm).

Full back will be Jayden Hayward, with Michael Tagicakibau and Angelo Esposito on the wings.

Tommaso Benvenuti and captain Alberto Sgarbi will be right and left centre respectively.

The half backs are Tito Tebaldi at scrum half and Ian McKinley at fly-half.

The front row will consist of Nicola Quaglio, Luca Bigi and Simone Ferrari.

The locks are Filippo Gerosa and Dean Budd.

Finally, the back row sees Marco Lazzaroni, Abraham Steyn, and Marco Barbini completing the XV chosen by Coach Crowley.

Benetton Rugby: 15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Michael Tagicakibau, 13 Tommaso Benvenuti, 12 Alberto Sgarbi ( C ), 11 Angelo Esposito, 10 Ian McKinley, 9 Tito Tebaldi, 8 Marco Barbini, 7 Abraham Steyn, 6 Marco Lazzaroni, 5 Dean Budd, 4 Filippo Gerosa, 3 Simone Ferrari, 2 Ornel Gega, 1 Nicola Quaglio.

Replacements: 16 Ornel Gega, 17 Alberto De Marchi, 18 Cherif Traore, 19 Marco Fuser, 20 Francesco Minto, 21 Edoardo Gori, 22 Tommaso Allan, 23 Luke McLean

Head Coach: Kieran Crowley

Unavailable: Marty Banks, Robert Barbieri, Andrea Buondonno, Filippo Filippetto, Jean-Francois Montauriol, Luca Morisi, Teofilo Paulo, Guglielmo Zanini, Alessandro Zanni.