01/11/2019 – Guinness PRO14 Communications – Benetton Rugby team to face Edinburgh Rugby

Following last week's victory against Isuzu Southern Kings, Benetton Rugby will face Edinburgh at Stadio Monigo on Saturday evening.

The match will start at 18.15 local time (17.15 UK time) and will Welsh referee Ben Whitehouse will be in charge, alongside his assistants Gianluca Gnecchi and Wayne Davies.

There are a total of six changes in the 23 chosen by Kieran Crowley compared to the last weekend.

Full back will be Jayden Hayward, on the wings Ratuva Tavuyara and Angelo Esposito. Tommaso Benvenuti and Ignacio Brex will be left and right centre respectively.

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

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

The locks will be Irné Herbst and Eli Snyman. Finally, the back row sees Sebastian Negri, Abraham Steyn and Toa Halafihi completing the XV.

Benetton Rugby:

15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Ratuva Tavuyara, 13 Ignacio Brex, 12 Tommaso Benvenuti, 11 Angelo Esposito, 10 Tommaso Allan, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Toa Halafihi, 7 Abraham Steyn, 6 Sebastian Negri, 5 Eli Snyman, 4 Irné Herbst, 3 Tiziano Pasquali, 2 Tomas Baravalle, 1 Federico Zani

Replacements: 16 Hame Faiva, 17 Cherif Traore, 18 Michele Mancini Parri, 19 Niccolò Cannone, 20 Federico Ruzza, 21 Giovanni Pettinelli, 22 Tito Tebaldi, 23 Antonio Rizzi

Head Coach: Kieran Crowley

Unavailable: Derrick Appiah, Marco Barbini, Simone Ferrari, Ornel Gega, Monty Ioane, Michele Lamaro, Marco Lazzaroni, Nasi Manu, Luca Morisi, Nicola Quaglio, Marco Riccioni, Alessandro Zanni, Marco Zanon

Referee: Ben Whitehouse (WRU)
Assistant Referees: Gianluca Gnecchi (FIR) and Wayne Davies (WRU)
Citing Commissioner: Francesco Grillo (FIR)
TMO: Sean Brickell (WRU)