Clifford Hodgson scored two tries
for the visitors, as well as two conversions and two penalties but missed six other penalty opportunities.
H 5,822 36-18 Tries
: McGillvary 2, Grix, Murphy, Fa'alogo, Gilmour.
Gatland's side scored five tries
against Italy when they won 47-8 in Cardiff in 2008.
Greetham and Merrit both scored tries
in the first half with Jevons Williams and Tate going over after the break.
later he was spinning out of the blunt and coasting across the flat to a round of applause.
Italy to score five tries
or more 6pts 5-6 (Stanley)
Ampthill ran in 11 tries
against mid-table Bournville recording 75-19 victory.
A 38-16 7,502 Tries
: Brough 2, McGillvary, Lawrence, Grix, Robinson, Hodgson.
Matty Blythe scored two tries
for the Centurions in a comfortable seven-try victory.
Barry scored a try by Marvin Cordell and a penalty from Chris Cummings, but fell 21-8 at home to Aberdare, for whom Andrew Harvey scored three tries
and converted them.
Barrow, solid in defence, kept a clean sheet after the break and hit Thunder with two converted tries
in the opening ten minutes.
"Okay," I thought, "if I could just get past the 400-degree mark I could bail out to my knees and not land on my head." After a couple dozen tries
it happened and I landed one with speed, just like that.