Benetton Treviso continued their superb recent form in the Pro14 by handing Glasgow Warriors a third successive defeat that saw them leapfrogged at the top of Conference A by Munster.
The Italian side made it four wins in a row as they took advantage of a profligate performance from their opponents in Italy.
?? Two tries, one win and the man-of-the-match award – a good day's work for @BenettonRugby's Dean Budd ?
— PRO14 RUGBY (@PRO14Official) January 5, 2019
Glasgow saw numerous chances to win it go begging as Alex Allan was held up over the line, and Hastings’ pass to Niko Matawalu in the corner went forward, with substitute Brandon Thomson then missing a last-minute penalty as Treviso held on.
Munster took advantage of another Glasgow slip-up with a narrow 31-24 victory at Connacht. They trailed 17-14 three minutes into the second half but 17 points in 16 minutes effectively made the points safe for Munster – for whom Joey Carbery scored 15 points – despite Jack Carty fraying the nerves by dotting down for Connacht seven minutes from time.
Elsewhere in Conference B, Edinburgh crushed Southern Kings 38-0.
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