25/10/2019 – Guinness PRO14 Communications – Benetton Rugby team to face Isuzu Southern Kings

Kieran Crowley has named the Benetton Rugby team to face Isuzu Southern Kings at Stadio Monigo.

The match will start at 4pm local time (3pm UK time) and Welsh referee Dan Jones will be in charge, supported by his assistants Marius Mitrea and Dai Cambourne.

Five Italian international players will be involved in the team chosen by Head Coach Crowley.

Full back will be Luca Sperandio, on the wings Ratuva Tavuyara and Angelo Esposito. Captain Alberto Sgarbi and Ignacio Brex will be respectively left and right centre.

The half backs are Dewaldt Duvenage at scrum half and Ian Keatley at fly-half.

The front row will consist of Federico Zani, Tomas Baravalle and Tiziano Pasquali.

The locks will be Niccolò Cannone and Eli Snyman. Finally, the back row sees Sebastian Negri, Marco Barbini and Toa Halafihi completing the XV.

Benetton Rugby:

15 Luca Sperandio, 14 Ratuva Tavuyara, 13 Ignacio Brex, 12 Alberto Sgarbi (C), 11 Angelo Esposito, 10 Ian Keatley, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Toa Halafihi, 7 Marco Barbini, 6 Sebastian Negri, 5 Eli Snyman, 4 Niccolò Cannone, 3 Tiziano Pasquali, 2 Tomas Baravalle, 1 Federico Zani

Replacements: 16 Engjel Makelara, 17 Cherif Traore, 18 Michele Mancini Parri, 19 Federico Ruzza, 20 Giovanni Pettinelli, 21 Tito Tebaldi, 22 Antonio Rizzi, 23 Marco Zanon

Head Coach: Kieran Crowley

Unavailable: Derrick Appiah, Hame Faiva, Simone Ferrari, Ornel Gega, Irné Herbst, Monty Ioane, Michele Lamaro, Marco Lazzaroni, Nasi Manu, Luca Morisi, Nicola Quaglio, Marco Riccioni, Alessandro Zanni.

Referee: Dan Jones (WRU)
Assistant Referees: Marius Mitrea (FIR) and Dai Cambourne (WRU)
Citing Commissioner: Tim Hayes (WRU)
TMO: Claudio Blessano (FIR)