Cardiff Blues thrash Treviso in Pro12

By Nick Webb

BBC Wales Sport at Cardiff Arms Park

Cardiff Blues' Steve Shingler scored 22 of their 57 points against Treviso
Pro 12: Cardiff Blues v Treviso
Cardiff Blues (17) 57
Tries: Williams, Scully, Shingler, Bennett, Dacey, Halaholo, Morgan, Cuthbert Conv: Shingler 7 Pens: Shingler
Treviso (13) 20
Tries: McKinley, Esposito Conv: Tebaldi 2 Pens: Tebaldi 2

Cardiff Blues ran in eight tries to crush Italian side Treviso 57-20 in the Pro12 after leading by just 17-13 at half-time.

Wales wing Alex Cuthbert grabbed the final score while Steve Shingler also crossed in his 22-point haul.

Nick Williams, Blaine Scully, Sion Bennett, Kris Dacey, Willis Halaholo and man-of-the-match Matthew Morgan scored the other home tries.

Meanwhile, Ian McKinley and Angelo Esposito both crossed for Treviso.

More to follow.

Cardiff Blues: Matthew Morgan; Alex Cuthbert, Willis Halaholo, Steve Shingler, Blaine Scully; Gareth Anscombe, Lloyd Williams (capt); Rhys Gill, Kristian Dacey, Taufa'ao Filise, George Earle, Jarrad Hoeata, Macauley Cook, Sion Bennett, Nick Williams

Replacements: Matthew Rees, Corey Domachowski, Scott Andrews, James Down, Kirby Myhill, Tomos Williams, Garyn Smith, Tom James

Treviso: Luca Sperandio, Andrea Pratichetti, Michael Tagicakibau, Tommaso Allan, Angelo Esposito, Ian McKinley, Tito Tebaldi, Robert Barbieri, Francesco Minto, Marco Lazzaroni, Dean Budd (capt), Teofilo Paulo, Tiziano Pasquali, Luca Bigi, Federico Zani

Replacements: Davide Giazzon, Matteo Zanusso, Jody Rossetto, Jean Francois Montauriol, Guglilemo Zanini, Giorgio Bronzini, David Odiete, Roberto Santamaria Giorgio Bronzini.

Referee: John Lacey (IRFU)

Assistant referees: Sean Gallagher (IRFU), Gareth Newman (WRU)

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