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Connacht XV to face Benetton

Guinness PRO12 Editor

3 Mar 2011

Connacht have announced the starting XV that will face Benetton Treviso this Friday night at The Sportsground.

The team remains virtually unchanged from the side that has featured in the last couple of weeks, one of two changes sees hooker Sean Cronin returning from Irish duty and Adrian Flavin moving to the bench.

Dave Nolan replaces Mike McComish on the bench. Mike has suffered a hamstring injury and is now unavailable for selection.

Dave is a 6' 6" 126kg lock from Galway and made his Magners League debut last season. He featured in Connacht's historic 40-17 victory over the Dragons at the start of the season

Connacht Team to face Treviso (The Sportsground, Friday 04/03/11, 7.05pm)

15 Duffy, Gavin
14 Tuohy, Brian
13Ta’auso, Niva
12 Nathan, Troy
11 Carr, Fionn
10 Keatley, Ian
09 Murphy, Frank
01 Wilkinson, Brett
02 Cronin, Sean
03 Hagan, Jamie
04 Swift, Michael
05 McCarthy, Michael
06 Browne, Andrew
07 O’Connor, Johnny (C)
08 Ofisa, Ray

16 Flavin, Adrian
17 Loughney, Ronan
18 Ah You, Rodney
19 Bernie, Upton
20 Nolan, Dave
21 Willis, Cillian
22 Nikora, Miah
23 Matthews, Keith