Benetton Rugby team to face Scarlets

Guinness PRO14 Rugby Editor
14 September 2018

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With last week’s last gasp victory over Cardiff Blues, the Lions won their second consecutive match leaping to the top of the Conference B table.


After this weekend’s match, Benetton Rugby will face three away trips: Scarlets, Ospreys and Edinburgh. Kieran Crowley’s men will return to the Monigo Stadium on October 6th for the game against Southern Kings.

Tomorrow afternoon at 5:15 pm local (6:15 pm Italian) captain Barbieri and his team mates will play the third round of Guinness PRO14 at the Parc y Scarlets.

Full back will be Luca Sperandio, on the wings Ratuva Tavuyara and Monty Ioane. Marco Benvenuti and Luca Morisi will be respectively right and left centre.

The half backs are Dewaldt Duvenage at scrum half and Tommaso Allan at fly-half.

The front row will consist of Nicola Quaglio, Hame Faiva and Simone Ferrari.

Locks will be Marco Fuser and Irnè Herbst. Finally, the back row sees Marco Lazzaroni, Abraham Steyn and captain Robert Barbieri completing the XV chosen by Crowley.

Benetton Rugby:

15 Luca Sperandio, 14 Ratuva Tavuyara, 13 Marco Zanon, 12 Luca Morisi, 11 Monty Ioane, 10 Tommaso Allan, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Robert Barbieri (C), 7 Abraham Steyn, 6 Marco Lazzaroni, 5 Marco Fuser, 4 Irné Herbst, 3 Simone Ferrari, 2 Hame Faiva, 1 Nicola Quaglio.

Substitutes: 16 Engjel Makelara, 17 Cherif Traore, 18 Tiziano Pasquali, 19 Alessandro Zanni, 20 Marco Barbini, 21 Giorgio Bronzini, 22 Antonio Rizzi, 23 Alberto Sgarbi

Head Coach: Kieran Crowley

Unavailable: Derrick Appiah, Tomas Baravalle, Luca Bigi, Ignacio Brex, Andrea Bronzini, Alberto De Marchi, Angelo Esposito, Ornel Gega, Edoardo Gori, Jayden Hayward, Nasi Manu, Ian McKinley, Giovanni Pettinelli, Marco Riccioni, Federico Ruzza, Federico Zani

Referee: Lloyd Linton (SRU)

Assistants: Mike Adamson (SRU), Simon Mills (WRU)

Citing Commissioner: John Charles (WRU)

TMO: Jon Mason (WRU)

LIVE – The match can be followed live on DAZN on

Direct text of the match on , Benetton Rugby App and Benetton Rugby official twitter account on the hashtag #SCAvBEN.

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