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    Penalty goals: Halangahu (2),
    Conversions: Halangahu,
  • Guinness PRO12
  • 3rd Nov 2012
  • KO 18:30
  • Ground: Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli
  • Att: 5,757

RaboDirect Pro12: Kristian Phillips and Aled Thomas help Scarlets see off Zebre

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Scarlets have gone second in the RaboDirect Pro12 table after a 22-13 home win over Zebre.

However, the west Wales region made quite hard work of beating the winless Italian side, debutant wing Kristian Phillips scoring the only try while outside-half Aled Thomas kicked 17 points.

The Scarlets were without all 12 of their Wales squad players, giving former Ospreys duo Phillips and Gareth Owen a chance to start.

And the visitors took the lead on 13 minutes when Daniel Halangahu kicked a penalty after prop Deacon Manu had transgressed at a ruck.

Owen and Italy flanker Filippo Ferrarini were then yellow-carded by referee Dudley Phillips for an off-the-ball scrap before Thomas levelled with a three-pointer on 36 minutes.

Zebre led 6-3 at the interval thanks to another Halangahu penalty but the hosts began to take charge after the break and Zebre lost Tito Tebaldi to the sin-bin.

Thomas kicked a pair of penalties to make it 9-6 but Zebre launched a counter attack after the Scarlets had lost ball in the Italian 22 and centre Matteo Pratichetti dived over for a converted try.

But the Scarlets cut the deficit with a fourth penalty for Thomas and Phillips then sped over in the right corner after Zebre had failed to gather a box kick from replacement scrum-half Aled Davies.

Thomas converted the try and then put over his fifth penalty two minutes from time to take Zebre out of losing bonus point range.

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Forthcoming Scarlets Fixtures
TimeFixture
Scarlets
Saturday 25th October
European Rugby Champions Cup
19:45Scarlets vs Leicester
Saturday 1st November
Guinness PRO12
18:00Scarlets vs Zebre
Friday 7th November
LV= Cup
19:30Scarlets vs Northampton
Friday 14th November
19:30Cardiff Blues vs Scarlets
Friday 21st November
Guinness PRO12
19:35Scarlets vs Glasgow
Saturday 29th November
19:30Connacht vs Scarlets
Saturday 6th December
European Rugby Champions Cup
TBCUlster vs Scarlets
Saturday 13th December
TBCScarlets vs Ulster
Friday 19th December
Guinness PRO12
19:35Cardiff Blues vs Scarlets
Saturday 27th December
17:15Ospreys vs Scarlets
Saturday 3rd January
17:05Scarlets vs Ospreys
Friday 9th January
19:35Glasgow vs Scarlets
Wednesday 14th January
TBCScarlets vs Connacht
Saturday 17th January
European Rugby Champions Cup
TBCLeicester vs Scarlets
Saturday 24th January
TBCScarlets vs Toulon
Today's Results
Result
Scarlets
Sunday 19th October
European Rugby Champions Cup
Toulon 28 - 18 Scarlets
Friday 10th October
Guinness PRO12
Munster 17 - 6 Scarlets
Sunday 5th October
Scarlets 26 - 13 Newport Gwent D'gons
Friday 26th September
Edinburgh 20 - 20 Scarlets
Saturday 20th September
Scarlets 43 - 0 Benetton Treviso
Saturday 13th September
Leinster 42 - 12 Scarlets
Saturday 6th September
Scarlets 32 - 32 Ulster

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