Treviso Rugby were founded in 1932 and have won 15 Italian National titles.
The name Benetton was added in 1979 when the clothing manufacturer bought the club. They have competed in the Rabo Direct Pro 12 league since 2010 having previously competed in the Italian National League.
Benetton Treviso are one of two Italian teams who play in the Heineken Cup each year as they qualify automatically.
Notable players to play for Benetton Treviso include Rugby World Cup winners Michael Lynagh and John Kirwan.