Ospreys come away from Italy with victory

Zebre 16 Ospreys 34

Ospreys come away from Italy with victory

Zebre 16 Ospreys 34

The Ospreys enjoyed a fruitful trip to Parma tonight as they brushed past the challenge of Zebre in the RaboDirect PRO12 league.

Steve Tandy’s side scored three tries at the Stadio XXV Aprile, with fly-half Dan Biggar claiming 24 points.

He opened the proceedings with a sixth-minute penalty and, after Gonzalo Garcia had levelled, he pushed his side out to 9-3 with two more three-pointers.

Zebre’s Alberto Chillon was then sent to the sin-bin and Richard Fussell made the most of his absence by grabbing his side’s first try.

Biggar converted and, when Jonathan Thomas went in as well, the Ospreys led 21-6 at the break, with Daniel Halangahu scoring a penalty on the whistle.

Luca Redolfini then touched down (43) and when Halangahu converted it was 21-13, before he and Biggar traded penalties.

The Wales international would have the last word, though, scoring a fifth penalty before converting his own try inside the last quarter.

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