Tommaso Benvenuti (rugby union)

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Tommaso Benvenuti
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Birth nameTommaso Benvenuti
Date of birth (1990-12-12) 12 December 1990 (age 28)
Place of birthVittorio Veneto, Italy
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight14 st 8 lb (204 lb; 93 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre / Wing / Fullback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–13
2013–14
2015–16
2016–
Benetton Treviso
Perpignan
Bristol
Benetton Treviso
49
27
10
50
(68)
(15)
(5)
(20)
Correct as of 8 June 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–10
2010
2010–
Italy U20s
Emerging Italy
Italy
19
2
59
(85)
(0)
(35)
Correct as of 18 September 2019

Tommaso Benvenuti (born 12 December 1990) is an Italian rugby union player. He plays as a centre, wing or fullback. He plays for Benetton. In October 2010, he was selected for the Italy training squad preparing for the November tests. He made his Italy debut against Argentina on 13 November 2010. He also played at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

Benvenuti has previously played for Benetton Treviso to Perpignan.[1] In January 2015, Tommaso made the journey across the Channel, joining Greene King IPA Championship side Bristol, and then left for Benetton Treviso in 2016.[2]

He gains a cap with the Barbarians on 1 December 2018, starting against Argentina at Twickenham[3], eventually winning the game 38-35 with what was described as an thrilling comeback[4].


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