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  • Penalty,
    Penalty goals: Berquist (3),
    Conversions: Ambrosini,
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  • Seymour (3), Reid,
    Penalty goals: Russell (3), Bennett,
    Conversions: Russell (3),
  • Guinness PRO12
  • 2nd May 2014
  • KO 19:00
  • Ground: Stadio Comunale di Monigo
  • Att: 3,113

RaboDirect PRO12: Glasgow earn bonus-point 38-16 win over Treviso

Last updated: 2nd May 2014  

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Mat Berquist: Kicked nine points for the hosts

Tommy Seymour in action for Glasgow Warriors

Tommy Seymour: Hat-trick hero

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Wing Tommy Seymour scored a hat-trick as Glasgow secured a bonus-point 38-16 win over Treviso on Friday night.

It was the in-form Warriors' seventh successive PRO12 victory and helped Gregor Townsend's men to take a major step closer to a home semi-final in the play-offs.

Warriors stand-off Finn Russell also weighed in with three penalties and three conversions in the victory, while prop Gordon Reid scored a try and Mark Bennett was also on the scorecard from the penalty tee.

For Treviso, Mat Berquist kicked nine points and James Ambrosini converted a late penalty try in a result which failed to lift them above Zebre and off the bottom of the overall standings, having been leapfrogged by their fellow Italian side following their 30-27 win over Ospreys on Thursday.

Berquist put Treviso ahead in the 13th minute with a penalty, but Russell levelled shortly afterwards.

The visitors then took the lead when Seymour crossed for his first try of the night in the 21st minute after he kicked a loose ball from close to the halfway line and gathered to race downfield.

Russell converted then traded penalties with Berquist, and Bennett kicked a three-pointer from just inside Glasgow's half in first-half stoppage time as the visitors took a 19-9 lead into the break.

Lovely pass

Two minutes after the restart, Seymour scored his second try of the night following a lovely pass from Pete Horne, with Russell again adding the extras.

Then five minutes later, loosehead Reid appeared on the wing to cross to take the score to 31-9 in Glasgow's favour.

The Warriors then lost a man to the sin bin when Tyrone Holmes was shown a yellow card in the 55th minute, but it did not halt their charge as Seymour claimed his hat-trick three minutes later, with Russell again on hand to slot over the conversion.

Holmes returned but Glasgow were set to finish the game with 14 men after Rob Harley was shown a yellow card in the 76th minute, with Treviso scoring a late penalty try which was converted by Ambrosini.

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Guinness PRO12 Table

Guinness PRO12 Table - October 12 2014
Pos Team P Pts
11 Zebre 6 5
Forthcoming Guinness PRO12 Fixtures
TimeFixture
Guinness PRO12
Friday 31st October
Guinness PRO12
19:35Ospreys vs Connacht
19:35Glasgow vs Benetton Treviso
19:35Leinster vs Edinburgh
Saturday 1st November
TBCScarlets vs Zebre
TBCUlster vs Newport Gwent D'gons
17:15Cardiff Blues vs Munster
Friday 21st November
19:35Ulster vs Ospreys
19:35Connacht vs Zebre
19:35Scarlets vs Glasgow
Saturday 22nd November
TBCNewport Gwent D'gons vs Munster
Sunday 23rd November
15:30Benetton Treviso vs Leinster
16:00Edinburgh vs Cardiff Blues
Friday 28th November
19:35Cardiff Blues vs Benetton Treviso
19:35Munster vs Ulster
Saturday 29th November
16:00Zebre vs Edinburgh
17:15Leinster vs Ospreys
19:30Connacht vs Scarlets
Sunday 30th November
16:00Glasgow vs Newport Gwent D'gons
Friday 19th December
19:35Cardiff Blues vs Scarlets
19:35Leinster vs Connacht
19:35Edinburgh vs Benetton Treviso
Saturday 20th December
14:40Glasgow vs Munster
17:15Ospreys vs Ulster
Sunday 21st December
16:00Newport Gwent D'gons vs Zebre
Friday 26th December
14:05Cardiff Blues vs Newport Gwent D'gons

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