On Saturday (7.15pm, 6.15pm Italian time) Benetton Rugby will face the Isuzu Southern Kings. The game will be directed by Irish referee Sean Gallagher and assistants George Clancy and Ruhan Meiring.
The three previous meetings between the two teams record three wins for Benetton Rugby.
The full back will be Angelo Esposito, on the wings Ratuva Tavuyara and Monty Ioane. Tommaso Iannone and Marco Zanon will be the centres.
The half backs are Dewaldt Duvenage at scrum half and Ian McKinley at fly-half.
The front row will consist of Nicola Quaglio, Hame Faiva and Marco Riccioni.
Locks will be Irné Herbst and Federico Ruzza. Finally, the back row sees Giovanni Pettinelli, Michele Lamaro and captain Marco Barbini completing the XV chosen by Crowley.
Benetton Rugby: 15 Angelo Esposito, 14 Ratuva Tavuyara, 13 Tommaso Iannone, 12 Marco Zanon, 11 Monty Ioane, 10 Ian McKinley, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Marco Barbini (C), 7 Michele Lamaro, 6 Giovanni Pettinelli, 5 Federico Ruzza, 4 Irné Herbst, 3 Marco Riccioni, 2 Hame Faiva, 1 Nicola Quaglio.
Substitutions: 16 Engjel Makelara, 17 Alberto De Marchi, 18 Giuseppe Di Stefano, 19 Niccolò Cannone, 20 Marco Lazzaroni, 21 Giorgio Bronzini, 22 Antonio Rizzi, 23 Alberto Sgarbi
Head coach: Kieran Crowley
Injured players: Tomas Baravalle, Robert Barbieri, Ornel Gega, Edoardo Gori, Nasi Manu, Federico Zani.
Referee: Sean Gallagher (IRFU) Assistants: George Clancy (IRFU), Ruhan Meiring (SARU) Citing Commissioner: Shaun Veldsman (SARU) TMO: Wilhelm de Villiers (SARU)
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