The first date of the United Rugby Championship started with the victory from Lions over Zebre 38-26 as a visitor. Later, Cardiff became strong from local and defeated Connacht 33-21. Secondly, Ulster took the duel at home and they triumphed 35-29 over the Glasgow Warriors. Finally, Benetton Treviso had the debuts of Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro and Tomás Albornoz. The Italian team he beat Stormers 22-18 at the Stadio Comunale Di Monigo. To close the tournament’s debut day, Leinster will host the Bulls, Edinburgh the Scarlets and Munster the Sharks.
Stormers got up early with a try in less than two minutes of play by Rikus Pretorius. Later, Gianmarco Lecchesi it would equalize the scoreboard situation. Nevertheless, Benetton I could not find a way to penetrate before the line of solid defense that the South African team had.
In the second half, Ruhan nel marked the second conquest for the visiting team and seemed to claim victory. Nonetheless, Nicolo Cannone and Tommaso Menoncello They took away their illusion and they were able to get the first units in the United Rugby Championship.
Great prominence with Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Tomás Albornoz and Joaquín Riera who started as starters, while Iván Nemer entered the second half.