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  • 15 Rob Kearney
  • 14 Dave Kearney
  • 13 Garry Ringrose
  • 12 Ben Te'o
  • 11 Luke Fitzgerald
  • 10 Johnny Sexton
  • 9 Eoin Reddan
  • 8 Jamie Heaslip
  • 7 Jordi Murphy
  • 6 Rhys Ruddock
  • 5 Mick Kearney
  • 4 Ross Molony
  • 3 Mike Ross
  • 2 Richardt Strauss
  • 1 Jack McGrath
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  • 23 Zane Kirchner
  • 22 Ian Madigan
  • 21 Luke McGrath
  • 20 Jack Conan
  • 19 Hayden Triggs
  • 18 Tadhg Furlong
  • 17 Peter Dooley
  • 16 Sean Cronin
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Preview: Pro12, Round 14

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 20:01

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Nine rounds remain in the Pro12 championship and this period during the Six Nations will test the mettle of all the title contenders.

In addition, teams are jockeying to qualify for the European Champions Cup.

Munster lead Ospreys by a point at the top of the table while only six points separates third-placed Leinster from Scarlets in fifth position.

Pro12 leaders Munster play host to Newport-Gwent Dragons at Irish Independent Park where they have lost two of their last four fixtures to Welsh opposition.

However, Dragons arrive in Ireland searching for their first Pro12 away in 18 games.

Ulster are also aiming to reverse a poor trend of results which has seen them pick up just one win across all competitions in their last six games while visitors Edinburgh are looking to complete their first double over the province since the 2007/08 season.

Ospreys and Leinster both travel to Italy to take on Zebre and Benetton Treviso, respectively, where they will arrive boasting two of the best attacking records in the Championship. Ospreys' tally of 51 tries is the highest in the Pro12 while Leinster are second with 49.

Meanwhile, Cardiff Blues will host Connacht at Sport Cardiff Arms Park where the visitors really need a victory to push themselves into contention to qualify for the Champions Cup. Connacht have beaten Cardiff Blues already this season but have never completed a Pro12 double over the Capital region.

We look at all the Round 14 action!

Friday, February  10

ZEBRE v OSPREYS
(Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi - Kick-off: 20.00; 19.00 GMT; 19.00 UK time)

Zebre's only victory this season was 19-14 against Edinburgh at Murrayfield in Round Seven of the Pro12, whilst they have not been victorious in Parma since beating Dragons there on 7 May.

Ospreys only reversal in the last eight rounds of the Pro12 was 0-33 to Munster in Cork on 4 November.

Ospreys have not lost to an Italian side since facing Zebre at Parma in May 2014.

The two sides have met on nine previous occasions with Zebre's only victory being 30-27 at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in round 21 of the 2013/14 campaign.

The teams:

Zebre: 15 Kurt Baker, 14 Mattia Bellini, 13 Tommaso Boni, 12 Matteo Pratichetti, 11 Lloys Greeff, 10 Serafin Bordoli, 9 Guglielmo Palazzani, 8 Federico Ruzza, 7 Johan Meyer, 6 Derick Minnie, 5 Valerio Bernabò, 4 Quintin Geldenhuys (captain), 3 Guillermo Roan, 2 Oliviero Fabiani, 1 Bruno Postiglioni.
Replacements: 16 Adriano Daniele, 17 Andrea De Marchi, 18 Bartholomeus Le Roux, 19 Gideon Koegelenberg, 20 Davide Fragnito, 21 Carlo Engelbrecht, 22 Faialaga Afamasaga, 23 Maicol Azzolini.

Ospreys: 15 Dan Evans, 14 Ben John, 13 Kieron Fonotia, 12 Ashley Beck, 11 Dafydd Howells, 10 Luke Price, 9 Tom Habberfield (captain), 8 Dan Baker, 7 Sam Underhill, 6 Tyler Ardron, 5 Lloyd Ashley, 4 Adam Beard, 3 Rhodri Jones, 2 Sam Parry, 1 Paul James.
Replacements: 16 Hugh Gustafson, 17 Gareth Thomas, 18 Daniel Suter, 19 Rory Thornton, 20 Olly Cracknell, 21 Matthew Aubrey, 22 Hanno Dirksen, 23 Jonathan Spratt.

Referee: David Wilkinson (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Sam Grove-White (Scotland, Stefano Bolzonella (Italy)

GLASGOW WARRIORS v SCARLETS
(Scotstoun - Kick-off: 19.35; 19.35 GMT)

Glasgow Warriors only defeat in their last seven matches was 12-14 at home to Munster in the European Champions Cup on 14 January.

The Warriors most recent reversal in the Pro12 was also to Munster at Scotstoun on 2 December.

Scarlets have lost just one of their last ten Pro12 encounters: 9-19 to Ospreys at Liberty Stadium in Round 11.

The Welshmen have won once in visits to Scotland since 2013: 16-10 against Glasgow at Scotstoun in Round One last year.

Scarlets beat Glasgow 27-3 at Parc y Scarlets in round 8 and have not achieved a season's double over the Warriors since 2012/13.

Scarlets have visited Scotstoun on four previous occasions in the Pro12 with honours even at two wins and two losses.

The teams:

Glasgow: 15 Peter Murchie, 14 Lee Jones, 13 Nick Grigg, 12 Sam Johnson, 11 Rory Hughes, 10 Rory Clegg, 9 Henry Pyrgos, 8 Adam Ashe, 7 Chris Fusaro, 6 Rob Harley, 5 Scott Cummings, 4 Brian Alainu'uese, 3 D'Arcy Rae, 2 Pat MacArthur, 1 Alex Allan.
Replacements: 16 James Malcolm, 17 Jamie Bhatti, 18 Sila Puafisi, 19 Richie Vernon, 20 Lewis Wynne, 21 Grayson Hart, 22 Hagen Schulte, 23 Sean Lamont.

Scarlets: 15 Johnny McNicholl, 14 Tom Williams, 13 Gareth Owen, 12 Hadleigh Parkes (captain), 11 DTH van der Merwe, 10 Dan Jones, 9 Jonathan Evans, 8 Will Boyde, 7 James Davies, 6 Aaron Shingler, 5 Lewis Rawlins, 4 Tom Price, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Ryan Elias, 1 Wyn Jones.
Replacements: 16 Emyr Phillips, 17 Luke Garrett, 18 Nicky Thomas, 19 Tadhg Beirne, 20 Joshua Macleod, 21 Aled Davies, 22 Aled Thomas, 23 Steff Hughes.

Referee: George Clancy (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Gary Conway (Ireland), Kevin White (Scotland)
TMO: Brian MacNeice (Ireland)

MUNSTER v NEWPORT GWENT DRAGONS
(Irish Independent Park - Kick-off: 19.35; 19.35 GMT)

Munster have won their last seven matches in the Pro12 since their reversal to Leinster at Aviva Stadium on 8 October.

The Munstermen have lost two of their last four fixtures played in Cork, to Ospreys last February and to Cardiff Blues in September.

Newport Gwent Dragons 26-8 victory at home to Treviso in round 13 ended a three-game losing run in the Pro12.

The Welshmen have lost their last 18 away games in the Pro12 since beating Treviso at Stadio Monigo in March 2015.

Munster's only defeat to the Dragons in their last seven meetings was 6-22 at Rodney Parade in December 2015, whilst Dragons only previous victory on Munster soil came on their first ever visit to Thomond Park in March 2004.

The teams:

Munster: 15 Andrew Conway, 14 Darren Sweetnam, 13 Jaco Taute, 12 Rory Scannell, 11 Ronan O'Mahony, 10 Tyler Bleyendaal (captain), 9 Duncan Williams, 8 Jack O'Donoghue, 7 Tommy O'Donnell, 6 Dave O'Callaghan, 5 Dave Foley, 4 Jean Kleyn, 3 Stephen Archer, 2 Rhys Marshall, 1 Dave Kilcoyne.
Replacements: 16 Kevin O'Byrne, 17 Peter McCabe, 18 Brian Scott, 19 Darren O'Shea, 20 Conor Oliver, 21 Abrie Griesel, 22 Francis Saili, 23 Dan Goggin.

Newport Gwent Dragons: 15 Carl Meyer, 14 Adam Hughes, 13 Tyler Morgan, 12 Adam Warren, 11 Pat Howard, 10 Dorian Jones, 9 Tavis Knoyle, 8 Lewis Evans (captain), 7 Nic Cudd, 6 Ollie Griffiths, 5 Rynard Landman, 4 Matthew Screech, 3 Brok Harris, 2 Rhys Buckley, 1 Sam Hobbs.
Replacements: 16 Elliot Dee, 17 Thomas Davies, 18 Lloyd Fairbrother, 19 Nick Crosswell, 20 Harrison Keddie, 21 Sarel Pretorius, 22 Angus O'Brien, 23 Sam Beard.

Referee: Mike Adamson (Scotland)
Assistant referees: Keith Allen (Scotland). Stuart Douglas (Ireland)
TMO: Neil Paterson (Scotland)

ULSTER v EDINBURGH
(Kingspan Stadium - Kick-off: 19.35; 19.35 GMT)

Ulster's only victory in their last six matches in all tournaments was 23-7 at home to Connacht in the Pro12 on 23 December.

Ulster have lost just once at Kingspan Stadium in the Pro12 since last February, and that was by a single point to Munster in Round Seven this season.

Edinburgh's single point defeat at home to Munster on Friday ended a three game winning run in all competitions.

The Scotsmen won their most recent away game in the Pro12 at Zebre on New Year's Eve, to end a run of seven straight defeats on the road in the tournament.

Edinburgh beat Ulster 28-17 at Murrayfield in round eight of the Pro12 and have only once before achieved a season's double over the Irish province – in 2007/08.

Edinburgh's most recent victory in Belfast was 16-13 in the Pro12 in September 2009.

The teams:

Ulster: 15 Louis Ludik, 14 Jacob Stockdale, 13 Darren Cave, 12 Stuart Olding, 11 Charles Piutau, 10 Peter Nelson, 9 Paul Marshall, 8 Marcell Coetzee, 7 Chris Henry (captain), 6 Robbie Diack, 5 Alan O’Connor, 4 Kieran Treadwell, 3 Ricky Lutton, 2 John Andrew, 1 Andrew Warwick.
Replacements: 16 Jonny Murphy, 17 Callum Black, 18 Wiehahn Herbst, 19 Pete Browne, 20 Sean Reidy, 21 Dave Shanahan, 22 Stuart McCloskey, 23 Tommy Bowe.

Edinburgh: 15 Blair Kinghorn, 14 Damien Hoyland, 13 Chris Dean, 12 Phil Burleigh, 11 Tom Brown, 10 Jason Tovey, 9 Sean Kennedy, 8 Magnus Bradbury, 7 John Hardie, 6 Viliame Mata, 5 Ben Toolis, 4 Fraser McKenzie, 3 Murray McCallum, 2 Neil Cochrane (captain), 1 Jack Cosgrove.
Replacements: 16 Stuart McInally, 17 Derrick Appiah, 18 Nick Beavon, 19 Lewis Carmichael, 20 Viliami Fihaki, 21 Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, 22 Michael Allen, 23 Rory Scholes.

Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Wayne Davies (Wales) Dermot Thomas (Ireland)
TMO: Paul Adams (Wales)

Sunday, February 12

BENETTON TREVISO v LEINSTER
(Stadio Monigo - Kick-off: 13.30; 12.30 Ireland time; 12.30 GMT)

Benetton Treviso's only victory in the last nine rounds of Pro12 play was 23-12 at home to Zebre on 23 December.

The Italians have not beaten an Irish province since Connacht visited Stadio Monigo in April 2016.

Leinster have lost just one of their last eight matches in all competitions: 17-29 away to Munster in the Pro12 on 26 December.

The Leinstermen have not lost on a visit to Italy since going down 13-29 in Treviso in September 2010.

The two sides have met on thirteen previous occasions in the Pro12 with Treviso's only win being on their first clash at Stadio Monigo in Round Three 2010/11, although the two sides did play out a 24-all draw in Italy in November 2014.

Teams:

Treviso: 15 David Odiete, 14 Andrea Pratichetti, 13 Tommaso Iannone, 12 Alberto Sgarbi (captain), 11 Luca Sperandio, 10 Ian McKinley, 9 Tito Tebaldi, 8 Robert Barbieri, 7 Dean Budd, 6 Marco Lazzaroni, 5 Teofilo Paulo, 4 Filippo Gerosa, 3 Tiziano Pasquali, 2 Luca Bigi, 1 Federico Zani.
Replacements: 16 Davide Giazzon, 17 Nicola Quaglio, 18 Matteo Zanusso, 19 Francesco Minto, 20 Guglielmo Zanini, 21 Enrico Francescato, 22 Michael Tagicakibau, 23 Andrea Buondonno.

Leinster: 15 Zane Kirchner, 14 Adam Byrne, 13 Rory O’Loughlin, 12 Noel Reid, 11 Dave Kearney, 10 Ross Byrne, 9 Jamison Gibson-Park, 8 Jack Conan, 7 Dan Leavy, 6 Dominic Ryan, 5 Ian Nagle, 4 Mick Kearney, 3 Michael Bent, 2 Richardt Strauss (captain), 1 Peter Dooley.
Replacements: 16 Bryan Byrne, 17 Andrew Porter, 18 Mike Ross, 19 Ross Molony, 20 Peadar Timmins, 21 Luke McGrath, 22 Joey Carbery, 23 Barry Daly.

Referee: Dan Jones (Wales)
Assistant referees: Rhys Thomas (Wales), Andrea Spadoni (Italy)

CARDIFF BLUES v CONNACHT
(Cardiff Arms Park - Kick-off: 13.05; 13.05 GMT)

Cardiff Blues have won only one of their last five Pro12 encounters: 27-16 at home to Newport Gwent Dragons on Boxing Day.

The Blues have won three of their last four matches at Sport Cardiff Arms Park in all tournaments since Ulster beat them there in the Pro12 on 3 December.

Connacht's only victory in their last five matches was 66-21 at home to Zebre in the European champions Cup on 4 January.

The Irishmen's only away victory in any tournament this season was 52-7 at Zebre in the champions Cup on 23 October.

Connacht won 18-7 when the two sides me at the Sportsground in round 9 and have never achieved a season's double over Cardiff Blues whilst the only time they have beaten Blues in Cardiff was 26-22 in February 2013.

Teams:

Cardiff Blues: 15 Matthew Morgan, 14 Blaine Scully, 13 Rey Lee-Lo, 12 Steve Shingler, 11 Rhun Williams, 10 Gareth Anscombe, 9 Lloyd Williams (captain), 8 Nick Williams, 7 Josh Navidi, 6 Macauley Cook, 5 James Down, 4 Jarrad Hoeata, 3 Anton Peikrishvili, 2 Kristian Dacey, 1 Rhys Gill.
Replacements: 16 Matthew Rees, 17 Marc Thomas, 18 Scott Andrews, 19 Seb Davies, 20 Sion Bennett, 21 Tomos Williams, 22 Willis Halaholo, 23 Tom James.

Connacht: 15 Tiernan O'Halloran, 14 Niyi Adeolokun, 13 Stacey Ili, 12 Craig Ronaldson, 11 Matt Healy, 10 Jack Carty, 9 John Cooney, 8 John Muldoon (captain), 7 Jake Heenan, 6 Sean O'Brien, 5 James Cannon, 4 Quinn Roux, 3 JP Cooney, 2 Tom McCartney, 1 Denis Buckley.
Replacements: 16 Dave Heffernan, 17 Ronan Loughney, 18 John Andress, 19 Naulia Dawai, 20 Nepia Fox-Matamua, 21 Caolin Blade, 22 Tom Farrell, 23 Danie Poolman.

Referee: Marius Mitrea (Italy)
Assistant referees: Elia Rizzo (Italy), Aled Evans (Wales)
TMO: Stefano Penne (Italy)

Source: @PRO12rugby

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Kearney helps Leinster close in on top two

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:51

PRO12 SUNDAY WRAP: The returning Dave Kearney went over for a try double as Leinster cruised to a 40-14 win over Benetton Treviso at Stadio Monigo.

The result allowed the Irish province to close the gap on the Pro12 top two.

* In the other Sunday match Tiernan O'Halloran's late drop-goal propelled Connacht back to winning ways in the Pro12 as they snuck past Cardiff Blues 19-13 at Cardiff Arms Park.

We look at the Sunday matches!

Benetton Treviso 14-40 Leinster

The returning Dave Kearney went over for a try double as Leinster cruised to a 40-14 win over Benetton Treviso at Stadio Monigo to close the gap on the Pro12 top two.

Kearney was starting his first game since last October when he injured his ankle against Cardiff Blues and the wing showed that his finishing instinct has not be affected by the lay-off.

Rory O'Loughlin crossed for the opening score in the opening two minutes before Kearney's double, and efforts from Adam Byrne, Joey Carbery - also returning from injury - and Bryan Byrne helped the Leinstermen move within three points of second-place Ospreys.

Treviso got on the scoreboard through No.8 Robert Barbieri and wing Andrea Pratichetti but they still slipped to a 12th defeat in the 14 meetings between the sides.

With 11 players away on international duty, Treviso's much-changed line-up could not have asked for a worse start as they conceded a try with less than two minutes played - Ross Byrne cleverly dinking over the top following a line-out for O'Loughlin to collect and slide over.

Byrne duly added the extras before Leinster demonstrated their defensive capabilities as Mick Kearney and Jamison Gibson-Park both produced huge tackles in their own 22 to deny the Italians.

Treviso continued to pressure and Byrne was forced to produce a try-saving tackle on Pratichetti midway through the first half.

But the Italians were made to pay for not converting their territorial dominance into points as Dominic Ryan made an initial break in midfield and the ball was worked wide for Dave Kearney to score - Byrne adding the extras.

And 14-0 became 21-0 shortly after as Kearney again went over in the corner and Byrne stayed perfect from the tee.

To their credit, Treviso got on the board before half-time as Barbieri barrelled his way across the line to narrow the deficit to 14 points at the break.

A scrappy start to the second period was ended on 50 minutes as Adam Byrne notched the bonus-point try, when a solid scrum set the platform for the ball to be spread through the hands and the 22-year-old finished the move. Ross Byrne again nailed the tricky, touchline conversion for a 28-7 lead.

Pratichetti dotted down for a nicely-worked try shortly after but visiting fly-half Carbery, making his return from the injury sustained in Europe against Northampton Saints, had an instant impact after coming off the bench as he burrowed over the whitewash with 15 minutes left.

And there was still time for Bryan Byrne to grab a sixth try for Leinster as he benefitted from an inexorable driving maul to complete a 40-14 triumph that narrowed the gap on Pro12 table-toppers Munster to four points.

The scorers:

For Benetton Treviso
Tries:
 Paulo, Pratichetti
Cons: McKinley 2

For Leinster
Tries: 
O'Loughlin, Kearney 2, Byrne 2, Carbery
Cons: Byrne 5

Yellow card: Francesco Minto (Benetton Treviso, 70)

Teams:

Benetton Treviso: 15 David Odiete, 14 Andrea Pratichetti, 13 Tommaso Iannone, 12 Alberto Sgarbi (captain), 11 Luca Sperandio, 10 Ian McKinley, 9 Tito Tebaldi, 8 Robert Barbieri, 7 Dean Budd, 6 Marco Lazzaroni, 5 Teofilo Paulo, 4 Filippo Gerosa, 3 Tiziano Pasquali, 2 Luca Bigi, 1 Federico Zani.
Replacements: 16 Davide Giazzon, 17 Nicola Quaglio, 18 Matteo Zanusso, 19 Francesco Minto, 20 Guglielmo Zanini, 21 Enrico Francescato, 22 Michael Tagicakibau, 23 Andrea Buondonno.

Leinster: 15 Zane Kirchner, 14 Adam Byrne, 13 Rory O'Loughlin, 12 Noel Reid, 11 Dave Kearney, 10 Ross Byrne, 9 Jamison Gibson-Park, 8 Jack Conan, 7 Dan Leavy, 6 Dominic Ryan, 5 Ian Nagle, 4 Mick Kearney, 3 Michael Bent, 2 Richardt Strauss (captain), 1 Peter Dooley.
Replacements: 16 Bryan Byrne, 17 Andrew Porter, 18 Mike Ross, 19 Ross Molony, 20 Peadar Timmins, 21 Luke McGrath, 22 Joey Carbery, 23 Barry Daly.

Referee: Dan Jones (Wales)
Assistant referees: Rhys Thomas (Wales), Andrea Spadoni (Italy)

Cardiff Blues 13-19 Connacht

Tiernan O'Halloran's late drop-goal propelled Connacht back to winning ways in the Pro12 as they snuck past Cardiff Blues 19-13 at Cardiff Arms Park.

Connacht hadn't won in the league since December 3 and looked like heading for another defeat as hosts Cardiff led 13-0 with half-time approaching thanks to Gareth Anscombe's boot and a Nick Williams try.

But just before the break Matt Healy went over for the visitors and the boot of John Cooney levelled matters just after the hour mark.

Connacht then had two opportunities to seal the win only for Niyi Adeolokun and Healy to fluff their lines with the tryline in sight, but O'Halloran held his nerve with two minutes left before Craig Ronaldson added a penalty to silence their hosts.

Cooney had the first chance to trouble the scoreboard after Blues' Georgian prop Anton Peikrishvili failed to roll away, but the scrum-half's third-minute penalty was blown wide by the wind howling around Cardiff Arms Park.

But Anscombe made no mistake with his three-pointer after 11 minutes, and he doubles the home side's lead midway through the first half from 45 metres after Connacht flanker Jake Heenan was caught off-side at a ruck.

Both teams were looking to keep the ball in hand but as the half progressed Cardiff Blues began to press home the advantage and bagged the game's opening try on 28 minutes.

Centre Willis Halaholo, who was only starting following the late withdrawal of Steve Shingler, weaved his way through the Connacht defence and the Blues kept probing until No.8 Williams forced his way over, Anscombe adding the extras.

But two minutes before half-time the visitors got back in the game after several phases left wing Healy ran over with Cooney making the tough conversion out wide.

That meant Connacht trailed by just six points heading into half-time and five minutes after the break they reduced the deficit further as Cooney split the uprights following an Anscombe effort that rebounded off a post.

And Connacht's comeback was complete on 64 minutes as the hosts were pinged just inside their half and Cooney nailed the lengthy penalty, with defences having dominated much of the second period.

It could have been so much better moments later as full-back O'Halloran surged towards the Cardiff tryline, but right wing Adeolokun couldn't gather his pass.

And lightning struck twice with five minutes remaining as Healy was in space on the left wing only to drop the pass with the tryline in sight.

With two minutes to go Carty missed with a drop-goal attempt but O'Halloran showed him how it was done moments later before Ronaldson held his nerve from the tee to snatch victory for Connacht.

The scorers:

For Cardiff Blues:
Try: 
Williams
Con: Anscombe
Pens: Anscombe 2

For Connacht:
Try:
Healy
Con: Cooney
Pens: Cooney 2, Ronaldson
DG: O'Halloran

Teams:

Cardiff Blues: 15 Matthew Morgan, 14 Blaine Scully, 13 Rey Lee-Lo, 12 Steve Shingler, 11 Rhun Williams, 10 Gareth Anscombe, 9 Lloyd Williams (captain), 8 Nick Williams, 7 Josh Navidi, 6 Macauley Cook, 5 James Down, 4 Jarrad Hoeata, 3 Anton Peikrishvili, 2 Kristian Dacey, 1 Rhys Gill.
Replacements: 16 Matthew Rees, 17 Marc Thomas, 18 Scott Andrews, 19 Seb Davies, 20 Sion Bennett, 21 Tomos Williams, 22 Willis Halaholo, 23 Tom James.

Connacht: 15 Tiernan O'Halloran, 14 Niyi Adeolokun, 13 Stacey Ili, 12 Craig Ronaldson, 11 Matt Healy, 10 Jack Carty, 9 John Cooney, 8 John Muldoon (captain), 7 Jake Heenan, 6 Sean O'Brien, 5 James Cannon, 4 Quinn Roux, 3 JP Cooney, 2 Tom McCartney, 1 Denis Buckley.
Replacements: 16 Dave Heffernan, 17 Ronan Loughney, 18 John Andress, 19 Naulia Dawai, 20 Nepia Fox-Matamua, 21 Caolin Blade, 22 Tom Farrell, 23 Danie Poolman.

Referee: Marius Mitrea (Italy)
Assistant referees: Elia Rizzo (Italy), Aled Evans (Wales)
TMO: Stefano Penne (Italy)

Source: @PRO12rugby