Tg Plus Sport Treviso Tuesday Edition is for Rugby in Marca.
Benetton’s rugby adventure began at United Rugby last Friday. The green and white team beat Glasgow Warriors 33-11. Excellent performance by coach 15th coach Marco Portolami who brought home the entire stake. It was an important first round, as Lions and Scots belong to the same Italian-Scottish “shield”, along with Zebri Parma and Edinburgh. In the standings with 5 points is this last formation with Benetton. On the other hand, Zepre is second after losing at home to Leinster 29-33. Next round: Leinster Benetton and Zepre Parma Seal Sharks.
The Italian Cup has begun for teams playing in the top ten, and Mogliano Rugby has officially made its debut in Calvisano. The hosts beat the Biancoblo 40-6. After a balanced first half, which ended with a partial score 14-6 for the Gilonieri, the team led by Gianluca Guedi consolidated their advantage by scoring four more attempts in the second half. Before the match, a minute’s silence was observed over the disappearance of Dino Menegazi, a historical figure associated with Mogliano Veneto rugby.
In the same group 1, Colorno beat Cos Torino 52-13. Next Saturday the second of the Italian Cup, this time inside the friendly walls of the Quaggia Stadium, against the former Colorno Casellato.
In the sporting season culminating in the Rugby World Cup “New Zealand 2021”, between October and November, the local women’s company FIR takes an important step forward, splitting for the first time into two distinct categories of clubs participating in adult activities. The top eight teams, based on the 2021/22 ranking, will take part in the Women’s Superior Championship, the highest national championship which on the weekend of 3/4 June will award the Italian Women’s Champion of Excellence while the Serie A Women’s Championship will be awarded. The promotion to the higher category and the title of Italian women’s champion was removed. In the Women’s Excellence Competition, there will be two teams from Treviso: Benetton Rugby and Aridissima Fiorba Rugby. Then there will be Girls Valsugana Rugby Padova, while the other five are: Rugby Parabago, CUS Milano, CUS Turin Rugby, Rugby Colorno, Union Rugby Capitolina.
Finally, let’s talk about the Italian Serie A. Last Saturday, the Casale Rugby first team made their first outing on the field at the 15th edition of the Pedrini Trophy in Badia Polesine. The competition was held at the new sports facilities in Via Martiri di Villamarzana in Al Badia and saw six teams take part in the upcoming Serie A tournament, divided into two groups. Rugby Casal, included in Group 1, played the first match against the rugby hosts Bursari, and then Rugby Pizarro. In the end, Casal came in fifth, beating Valpolicella in the final.