European Rugby Challenge Cup
European Rugby Challenge Cup
Ospreys were easily beaten 37-14 at Zebre, paying the expected price for making 13 changes in their PRO14 clash.
Zebre grabbed a late win over the Dragons thanks to a late Carlo Canna try and conversion.
James Lowe and Max Deegan scored two tries each as Leinster kept their Guinness Pro14 home semi-final hopes on track with a 41-6 bonus-point win over Zebre at the RDS.
DTH van der Merwe scored twice on his return to Scotstoun as Glasgow thrashed hapless Zebre 68-7 in the Guinness PRO14.
Cardiff Blues ground out a 10-7 victory over Zebre in a gruelling PRO14 encounter.
Ian Keatley came off the bench to steer Munster to a 33-5 PRO14 bonus-point win over Michael Bradley's Zebre at Thomond Park on Saturday evening.
A 31-point defeat by England on Sunday seems to mark yet another year of toil for Italy in the Six Nations. But behind the scorelines, coach Conor O'Shea is leading a quiet rugby revolution in a country that does not recognise the sport as professional.
Connacht booked their place in the quarterfinals of the Challenge Cup after a 24-24 draw with Worcester.
Glasgow Warriors tightened their grip on Conference A of the Guinness PRO14 with a 40-20 victory over Zebre at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.
Dean Budd's try 11 minutes from time helped Treviso complete the double over Zebre with a 20-16 Guinness PRO14 victory at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.
Italy wing Angelo Esposito touched down in each half to help Benetton to a 27-14 victory over Zebre in the Guinness PRO14's Italian derby.
Winger Ollie Thorley ran in four tries as Gloucester coasted to a 69-12 European Challenge Cup Pool 3 victory over winless Zebre.
Ollie Thorley scored a try in each half as Gloucester came from behind to claim a 33-26 bonus-point win over Zebre in European Challenge Cup Pool Three, while there was also wins for Newcastle, Sale and Worcester.
Zebre closed the gap on opponents Connacht with a 24-10 victory in their Conference A Guinness PRO14 clash in Parma.
Cardiff Blues moved up two places in the Conference A section of the Guinness PRO14 as they condemned Welsh regional rivals the Ospreys to bottom spot with a 37-8 home win over Zebre.
Fred Zeilinga kicked a last-gasp penalty on his Guinness PRO14 debut to earn Cheetahs a dramatic 24-23 victory over Zebre in Italy.
Italy have included five uncapped players in their squad for the autumn internationals including Irish-born Ian McKinley.
Italy coach Conor O'Shea has included former Ireland Under-20 fly-half Ian McKinley in a 34-man training squad ahead of his side's autumn internationals.
A late Duncan Weir penalty lifted Edinburgh to a nervy 16-15 victory over Zebre.
Ulster suffered a surprise Guinness PRO14 defeat as they came unstuck 27-23 against Italian opponents Zebre at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.
South Africa's Southern Kings continued their poor start to their inaugural Pro14 campaign with a 43-17 home loss to Italian side Zebre in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Cheetahs registered their first Guinness PRO14 victory by beating Zebre 54-39 as 13 tries were scored in Bloemfontein.
Scarlets recorded their second win of the Guinness PRO14 season with a 41-10 bonus-point demolition of Zebre in Parma.
Ospreys claimed their first win in Conference A of the expanded Guinness PRO14, but it was far from convincing against Zebre at the Liberty Stadium.
South African franchise the Cheetahs will get their first taste of PRO14 action on Friday, Sept. 1 as they take on Ulster at Kingspan Stadium.
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