Pro 12: Treviso 19-17 Newport Gwent Dragons
|Treviso (14) 19|
|Tries: Esposito, Paulo, Nitoglia Cons: Hayward 2|
|Dragons (10) 17|
|Tries: Amos, Hill Cons: O'Brien 2 Pen: O'Brien|
Pro12 bottom side Treviso beat Newport Gwent Dragons to earn a second straight win against Welsh opposition.
Having claimed a first victory of the season against Cardiff Blues last time out, Treviso took the lead with an early try from Angelo Esposito.
Hallam Amos hit back for Dragons, only for Filo Paulo and Ludovico Nitoglia's tries to put Treviso 19-10 ahead.
Cory Hill touched down to give the Dragons hope but Angus O'Brien missed his late drop-goal attempt.
Dragons stay 10th in the Pro12 and still without a league away win this season, while Treviso remain bottom of the table.
Dragons: Carl Meyer; Ashton Hewitt, Adam Hughes, Adam Warren, Hallam Amos; Angus O'Brien, Sarel Pretorius; Boris Stankovich, Thomas Rhys Thomas (capt), Brok Harris, Cory Hill, Rynard Landman, Ben White, Nic Cudd, Nick Crosswell.
Replacements: Rhys Buckley, Hugh Gustafson, Shaun Knight, Matthew Screech, Lewis Evans, Charlie Davies, Geraint Rhys Jones, Ross Wardle.
Treviso: Jayden Hayward; Ludovico Nitoglia, Luca Morisi, Alberto Sgarbi (capt), Angelo Esposito; Sam Christie, Alberto Lucchese; Dean Budd, Marco Lazzaroni, Andrea De Marchi, Tom Palmer, Filo Paulo, Simone Ferrari, Luca Bigi, Cherif Traore,
Replacements: Philip Filippetto, Matthew Zanusso, Salesi Manu, Jeff Montauriol, Marco Barbini, Robert Barbieri, Chris Smylie, Tommaso Iannone.
Referee: Andrew Brace
Assistant Referees: Marius Liperini, Emanuele Tomo (both FIR)
Citing Commissioner: Maurizio Vancini (FIR)
TMO: Carlo Damasco (FIR)