Benetton Rugby, also known as Benetton Treviso (Italian pronunciation: [ˌbenetˈton ˈrɛɡbi treˈviːzo] or Italian pronunciation: [ˌbenetˈton ˈraɡbi treˈviːzo]), is an Italian professional rugby union team based in Treviso, Veneto competing in the United Rugby Championship, the European Rugby Challenge Cup and European Champions Cup.
|Full name||Benetton Rugby|
|Union||Federazione Italiana Rugby|
|Ground(s)||Stadio Comunale di Monigo (Capacity: 6,700)|
|Captain(s)||Dewaldt Duvenage |
|League(s)||United Rugby Championship|
|2020–21||6th (Conference B) |
1st (Overall Champions)
Treviso rugby team was founded in 1932 and has won 15 Italian national championships. The team has been owned by the Benetton clothing company since 1979. Treviso have competed in the United Rugby Championship (formerly the Pro14 and Pro12) since 2010, and have previously competed in the Italian domestic championship.
Treviso have supplied many players to the Italian national team, such as Alessandro Zanni and Leonardo Ghiraldini. Conversely, several notable foreign internationals have played for Treviso, including Rugby World Cup winners Craig Green, John Kirwan and Michael Lynagh.
The President of Treviso Rugby is Amerino Zatta.
Since 1982 the club has also had a women's team, known as Red Panthers, which has won 16 national championships.