Benetton Rugby team to face Isuzu Southern Kings

Guinness PRO14 Rugby Editor
05 October 2018

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Benetton Rugby will return to the Monigo Stadium to face Isuzu Southern Kings on Saturday evening.

Ratuva Tavuyara

The match will start at 20.00 and will be directed by Welsh referee Craig Evans and assistants Wayne Davies and Matteo Liperini. These are the 23 Lions that will take the field.

Full back will be Jayden Hayward, on the wings Ratuva Tavuyara and Monty Ioane. Ignacio Brex 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, Luca Bigi and Tiziano Pasquali.

Locks will be Alessandro Zanni and Federico Ruzza. Finally, the back row sees Sebastian Negri, Abraham Steyn and Robert Barbieri completing the XV chosen by Crowley.

Benetton Rugby:

15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Ratuva Tavuyara, 13 Ignacio Brex, 12 Luca Morisi, 11 Monty Ioane, 10 Tommaso Allan, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Robert Barbieri (C), 7 Abraham Steyn, 6 Sebastian Negri, 5 Federico Ruzza, 4 Alessandro Zanni, 3 Tiziano Pasquali, 2 Luca Bigi, 1 Nicola Quaglio.

Substitutions: 16 Alberto De Marchi, 17 Derrick Appiah, 18 Simone Ferrari, 19 Irné Herbst, 20 Michele Lamaro, 21 Edoardo Gori, 22 Ian McKinley, 23 Alberto Sgarbi

Head Coach: Kieran Crowley

Unavailable: Tomas Baravalle, Dean Budd, Angelo Esposito, Hame Faiva, Ornel Gega, Tommaso Iannone, Engjel Makelara, Nasi Manu, Tito Tebaldi, Federico Zani

Referee: Craig Evans (WRU) Assistant Referees: Wayne Davies (WRU), Matteo Liperini (FIR)

Citing Commissioner: Gabriele Pezzano (FIR)

TMO: Alan Falzone (FIR)

Live coverage of the game in Italy on live streaming on DAZN on www.dazn.com. Live text coverage of the game on www.benettonrugby.it on Benetton Rugby twitter account with the official game hashtag #BENvSOU.

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