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Benetton Rugby Team Announcement v Glasgow Warriors

Guinness PRO14 Rugby Editor

30 Dec 2016

Luke McLean

Tomorrow at 14.05 at the Stadio Monigo, after victories against Bayonne (2) and Zebre Rugby, Benetton will face Glasgow Warriors. The referee for the match will be Ben Whitehouse.

High moral is also apparent for the visitors, in the last match they defeated Edinburgh Rugby 25-12.

Coach Kieran Crowley changes only three players.

Full back will be captain Luke McLean, on the wings Angelo Esposito and Luca Sperandio. Tommaso Benvenuti and Luca Morisi 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, Davide Giazzon and Matteo Zanusso. Locks will be Marco Fuser and Dean Budd. Finally, the back row sees Robert Barbieri, Abraham Steyn and Marco Barbini completing the XV chosen by Coach Crowley.

Benetton Rugby:

15 Luke McLean, 14 Angelo Esposito, 13 Tommaso Benvenuti, 12 Luca Morisi, 11 Luca Sperandio, 10 Tommaso Allan, 9 Giorgio Bronzini, 8 Marco Barbini, 7 Abraham Steyn, 6 Robert Barbieri, 5 Dean Budd, 4 Marco Fuser, 3 Matteo Zanusso , 2 Davide Giazzon, 1 Alberto De Marchi.

Replacements: 16 Roberto Santamaria, 17 Federico Zani, 18 Tiziano Pasquali, 19 Teofilo Paulo, 20 Marco Lazzaroni, 21 Edoardo Gori, 22 Ian McKinley, 23 Tommaso Iannone

Coach Kieran Crowley

Unavailable: Marty Banks, Luca Bigi, Andrea Buondonno, Simone Ferrari, Filippo Filippetto, Ornel Gega, Filippo Gerosa, Jayden Hayward, Francesco Minto, David Odiete, Nicola Quaglio, Michael Tagicakibau, Cherif Traore, Guglielmo Zanini, Alessandro Zanni.

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