Zebre stun Cardiff Blues with late comeback

Zebre stun Cardiff Blues with late comeback

Zebre produced a superb late comeback to beat Cardiff Blues 26-24 in Italy today.

Cardiff led 24-7 with 16 minutes to go but they were left to deal with a third straight defeat at the start of their Guinness PRO14 campaign after late tries from Johan Meyer, Francois Brummer and Oliviero Fabiani.

The Blues led 21-0 after 10 minutes thanks to tries from Olly Robinson, Kristian Dacey and Gareth Anscombe, who converted all three scores.

Carlo Canna scored and converted a try to get the hosts on the board in the 14th minute and, despite Anscombe's 53rd-minute penalty, Zebre produced a rousing finish to take victory.


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