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Pro14: Munster 33-5 Zebre – BBC Sport

Brian Scott touches down for Munster’s second try against Zebre in Limerick
Guiness Pro14
Munster (12) 33
Tries: Arnold 2, Scott, Copeland, Scannell Cons: Hanrahan, Keatley 3
Zebre (0) 5
Try: Palazanni

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.

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