Northampton Saints sneak past Treviso

Benetton Treviso beat Northampton Saints 18-21 Stadio Comunale di Monigo in the Heineken Cup on Saturday.

Northampton Saints outscored their opponents by three tries to two although one of Treviso’s tries was a penalty try.

Stephen Myler converted two of Saints tries and then England back Shane Geraghty converted a third.

Along with their penalty try the home side also kicked two penalties.

Final Score Benetton Treviso 18 (3) Northampton Saints 21 (7)


Benetton Treviso
Tries – Mulieri, penalty
Pen – Goosen, Botes
Con- Botes
Drop –

Northampton Saints
Tries – Dowson, Clarke, Lawes
Pen –
Con- Myler 2, Geraghty
Drop –

Referee: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland)


Benetton Treviso: L McLean, E Mulieri, A Sgarbi, G Garcia, A Vilk, M Goosen, S Picone, M Rizzo, L Ghiraldini, I Fernandez Rouyet, A Pavanello [capt], C van Zyl, B Vermaak , A Zanni, D Kingi

Replacements: D Vidal, A Allori, P di Santo, E Pavanello, M Filippucci, F Semenzato, F Waters, T Botes

Northampton Saints: B Foden, C Ashton, J Clarke, J Downey, J Ansbro, S Myler, L Dickson, S Tongauiha, D Hartley [capt], E Murray, I Fernandez Lobbe, J Kruger, P Dowson, N Best, R Wilson

Replacements: B Sharman, B Mujati, S Bonorino, C Day, C Lawes, A Dickens, S Geraghty, C Mayor

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