Pro14: Munster 33-5 Zebre – BBC Sport
|Munster (12) 33|
|Tries: Arnold 2, Scott, Copeland, Scannell Cons: Hanrahan, Keatley 3|
|Zebre (0) 5|
Sammy Arnold scored two tries as Munster cruised to a bonus-point win over Zebre in the Pro14 encounter.
Arnold went over for the opening try at Thomond Park before Brian Scott’s first try for Munster helped the hosts to a 12-0 lead at the break.
Guglielomo Palazzani’s try gave the Italians hope before Munster surged clear with tries from Robin Copeland, Rory Scannell and Arnold.
Second-placed Munster lie 12 points behind Conference A leaders Glasgow.
More to follow….
Munster: Simon Zebo; Darren Sweetnam, Sammy Arnold, Dan Goggin, Alex Wootton; JJ Hanrahan, Duncan Williams; James Cronin, Niall Scannell, Brian Scott; Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland (C); Jack O’Donoghue, Conor Oliver, Robin Copeland.
Replacements: Kevin O’Byrne, Jeremy Loughman, John Ryan, Gerbrandt Grobler, Dave O’Callaghan, John Poland, Ian Keatley, Rory Scannell.
Zebre: Ciaran Gaffney; Gabriele Di Giulio, Giulio Bisegni, Faialaga Afamasaga, Giovanbattista Venditti; Serafin Bordoli, Guglielmo Palazzani; Cruze Ah-Nau, Tommaso D’Apice, Eduardo Bello; David Sisi, George Biagi (capt); Renato Giammarioli, Johan Meyer, Jimmy Tuivati.
Replacements: Luhandre Luus, Andrea De Marchi, Roberto Tenga, Leonard Krumow, Derick Minnie, Riccardo Raffaele, Maicol Azzolini, Rory Parata.