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.


Date Venue B C Benetton Rugby Treviso scorers Connacht scorers
Sat 1 Mar 14 Sportsground 6 38 Mat Berquist(2P) Eoin McKeon(T) Kieran Marmion(T) Fionn Carr(T) Dan Parks(4C/P) John Muldoon(2T) Miah Nikora(C)
Fri 10 Oct 14 Stadio Monigo 6 9 Jayden Hayward(2P) Craig Ronaldson(3P)
Sun 1 Mar 15 Sportsground 5 53 Sam 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 15 Sportsground 19 33 Edoardo Gori(T) Jayden Hayward(2T/2C) Matt Healy(T) Robbie Henshaw(T) Tom McCartney(T) Craig Ronaldson(3C/4P)
Fri 29 Apr 16 Stadio Monigo 22 21 Braam 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 16 Sportsground 8 47 Braam 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)



COMPARISON Treviso Connacht
Last 3 PRO12 results: 6 Jan – Dragons (A) L 8-26 7 Jan – Ospreys (A) L 7-29
  12 Feb – Leinster (H) L 14-40 12 Feb – Cardiff Blues (A) W 19-13
  18 Feb – Cardiff Blues (A) L 20-57 18 Feb – Dragons (H) W 14-9
PRO12 2016/17 11th – W2 D0 L13 – 11pts 8th – W6 D0 L8 – 29pts
Last 6 PRO12 form lWLlLl (5pts) WlLlwW (14pts)
Top try scorer 4 – Dean Budd 4 – Niyi Adeolokun
Top points scorer 66 – Tommaso Allan 68 – Jack Carty




Thornbury & Tierney-Martin return from injury for URC trip to Benetton