Benetton Rugby Team Announcement

Guinness PRO12 Editor
26 February 2016

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Sunday at 15.00 at the Stadio Monigo of Treviso, after victories against Cardiff Blues and Newport Gwent Dragons, Benetton Rugby will face Munster, in the 16th Round of the Guinness PRO12.

Full back will be Jayden Hayward, on the wings Ludovico Nitoglia and Angelo Esposito. Luca Morisi and Alberto Sgarbi will be respectively right and left centre.  The half backs are Alberto Lucchese at scrum half and Sam Christie at fly-half.

The front row will consist of Alberto De Marchi, Luca Bigi and Simone Ferrari, man of the match in the last game.

Locks will be Filo Paulo and Tom Palmer. Finally, the back row sees Marco Barbini, Marco Lazzaroni, and Robert Barbieri completing the XV chosen by Coach Goosen.

Benetton Rugby: 15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Ludovico Nitoglia, 13 Luca Morisi, 12 Alberto Sgarbi ( C ), 11 Angelo Esposito, 10 Sam Christie, 9 Alberto Lucchese, 8 Robert Barbieri, 7 Marco Lazzaroni, 6 Marco Barbini, 5 Tom Palmer, 4 Filo Paulo, 3 Simone Ferrari, 2 Luca Bigi, 1 Alberto De Marchi.

Replacements: 16 Federico Zani, 17 Cherif Traorè, 18 Filippo Filippetto, 19 Jeff Montauriol, 20 Dean Budd, 21 Robert Barbi 22 Chris Smylie, 23 Tommaso Iannone

Unavailable: Roberto Santamaria, Ornel Gega

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