Benetton Rugby team to face Leinster Rugby

Guinness PRO14 Rugby Editor
05 April 2019

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Benetton Rugby will fly from Venice to Dublin for the nineteenth round of Guinness PRO14. The green and whites will face Leinster Rugby tomorrow evening at 7:45pm (8:45pm Italian time).

The match will be directed by Welsh referee Nigel Owens, his assistants Ben Whitehouse, Gwyn Morris and broadcast live on DAZN.

​Full back will be Jayden Hayward, on the wings Ratuva Tavuyara and Monty Ioane. Marco Zanon and Luca Morisi will be the centres.

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

​The front row will consist of Nicola Quaglio, Luca Bigi and Marco Riccioni.

​Locks will be Irné Herbst and Federico Ruzza. Finally, the back row sees Sebastian Negri, Abraham Steyn and Toa Halafihi completing the XV chosen by Crowley.

​Benetton Rugby:
 15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Ratuva Tavuyara, 13 Marco Zanon, 12 Luca Morisi, 11 Monty Ioane, 10 Tommaso Allan (C), 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Toa Halafihi, 7 Abraham Steyn, 6 Sebastian Negri, 5 Federico Ruzza, 4 Irné Herbst, 3 Marco Riccioni, 2 Luca Bigi, 1 Nicola Quaglio.

​Substitutes:
 16 Tomas Baravalle, 17 Derrick Appiah, 18 Simone Ferrari, 19 Marco Lazzaroni, 20 Giovanni Pettinelli, 21 Tito Tebaldi, 22 Antonio Rizzi, 23 Alberto Sgarbi

​Head Coach:
 Kieran Crowley

​Unavailable:
 Ignacio Brex, Dean Budd, Angelo Esposito, Hame Faiva, Marco Fuser, Ornel Gega, Nasi Manu, Federico Zani

​Referee:
 Nigel Owens (WRU) Assistants: Ben Whitehouse (WRU), Gwyn Morris (WRU) TMO: Olly Hodges (IRFU)

​LIVE – The match can be followed live on DAZN on www.dazn.com

​Direct text of the match on www.benettonrugby.it , Benetton Rugby App and Benetton Rugby official twitter account on the hashtag #LEIvBEN.

Tommaso Allan

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