Treviso v Connacht PRO12 Preview

21 February 2017

Treviso v Connacht PRO12 Preview

Sunday 26 February
At Stadio Monigo, 1.30pm local time (12.30pm Ireland & UK).

Referee: Ian Davies (WRU, 57th competition game)
Assistant Referees: Wayne Davies (WRU), Guiseppe Vivarini (FIR)
Citing Commissioner: Marco Cordelli (FIR)

Did you know?

  • Benetton Rugby Treviso’s most recent victory was 23-12 at home to Zebre on 23 December. Their only other victory at Stadio Monigo in the Guinness PRO12 this season was against Newport Gwent Dragons in round 4.

  • Connacht Rugby have won their last two Guinness PRO12 encounters but have not won three in a row in the regular season since March.

  • The Irishmen won their most recent away game in the Championship at Cardiff Blues in round 14 – their first away win for 11 months.

  • Connacht have lost only one of their last six fixtures with Treviso: 21-22 at Stadio Monigo in round 21 of the PRO12 last season.

Overall Guinness PRO12 head to head record:

Played 13, Treviso won 4, Connacht won 8 with 1 game drawn.


DateVenueBCBenetton Rugby Treviso scorersConnacht scorers
Sat 1 Mar 14Sportsground638Mat Berquist(2P)Eoin McKeon(T) Kieran Marmion(T) Fionn Carr(T) Dan Parks(4C/P) John Muldoon(2T) Miah Nikora(C)
Fri 10 Oct 14Stadio Monigo69Jayden Hayward(2P)Craig Ronaldson(3P)
Sun 1 Mar 15Sportsground553Sam Christie(T)Matt Healy(2T) Tiernan O'Halloran(T) Danie Poolman(T) Denis Buckley(T) Jake Heenan(T) Aly Muldowney(T) Craig Ronaldson(6C/2P)
Fri 6 Nov 15Sportsground1933Edoardo Gori(T) Jayden Hayward(2T/2C)Matt Healy(T) Robbie Henshaw(T) Tom McCartney(T) Craig Ronaldson(3C/4P)
Fri 29 Apr 16Stadio Monigo2221Braam Steyn(T) Jayden Hayward(2C/P) Luca Morisi(T) Penalty Try(T)Rory Parata(T) John Cooney(3C) Fionn Carr(T) Peter Robb(T)
Sat 3 Dec 16Sportsground847Braam Steyn(T) Ian McKinley(P)Danie Poolman(T) Dave Heffernan(T) Denis Buckley(T) John Cooney(T/4C) Marnitz Boshoff(C) Jack Carty(T/C) Tom McCartney(2T)



Last 3 PRO12 results:6 Jan - Dragons (A) L 8-267 Jan - Ospreys (A) L 7-29
 12 Feb - Leinster (H) L 14-4012 Feb - Cardiff Blues (A) W 19-13
 18 Feb - Cardiff Blues (A) L 20-5718 Feb - Dragons (H) W 14-9
PRO12 2016/1711th - W2 D0 L13 - 11pts8th - W6 D0 L8 - 29pts
Last 6 PRO12 formlWLlLl (5pts)WlLlwW (14pts)
Top try scorer4 - Dean Budd4 - Niyi Adeolokun
Top points scorer66 - Tommaso Allan68 - Jack Carty