PRO14 Returns | Benetton Rugby v Zebre Rugby

PRO14 Returns | Benetton Rugby v Zebre Rugby

Round 14 kicks off with an Italian derby as Benetton Rugby host  Zebre. The last time the two sides met, in Round 9, Benetton enjoyed a decent 36-25 victory despite playing just over three-quarters of the game with fourteen men after an early red card.

 


If Zebre hope to avoid a replication of the Round 9 result, their forwards will be required to step up a few levels to stem the marauding tide the Benetton pack unleashed upon them previously.

 

Benetton are currently sitting in fifth position in Conference B while Zebre are shouldering the rest of Conference A.


 

Line Ups


Benetton Rugby:

15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Luca Sperandio, 13 Joaquin Riera, 12 Luca Morisi, 11 Leonardo Sarto, 10 Paolo Garbisi, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Braam Steyn, 7 Michele Lamaro, 6 Alberto Sgarbi (C), 5 Federico Ruzza, 4 Alessandro Zanni, 3 Filippo Alongi, 2 Tomas Baravalle, 1 Ivan Nemer.

Replacements: 16 Gianmarco Lucchesi, 17 Cherif Traore, 18 Simone Ferrari, 19 Marco Lazzaroni, 20 Manuel Zuliani, 21 Charly Trussardi, 22 Ian Keatley, 23 Marco Zanon.

Zebre Rugby Club: 

15 Michelangelo Biondelli, 14 Jamie Elliott, 13 Giulio Bisegni (C), 12 Tommaso Boni, 11 Mattia Bellini, 10 Carlo Canna, 9 Marcello Violi, 8 Giovanni Licata, 7 Johan Meyer, 6 Maxime Mbandà, 5 Leonard Krumov, 4 David Sisi, 3 Eduardo Bello, 2 Luca Bigi, 1 Daniele Rimpelli.

Replacements: 16 Massimo Ceciliani, 17 Danilo Fischetti, 18 Giosuè Zilocchi, 19 Cristian Stoian, 20 Jimmy Tuivati, 21 Guglielmo Palazzani, 22 Antonio Rizzi, 23 Federico Mori.

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