In Pictures: Adam Byrne stars as Leinster see off Zebre

He notched a hat-trick of tries

Leinster, Adam Byrne

Leinster's Adam Byrne scores a try ©INPHO/Matteo Ciambelli

Adam Byrne managed a hat-trick of tries for Leinster as the province emerged victorious from their Guinness Pro12 encounter against Zebre.

Leo Cullen's side were 33-10 winners in Italy with Byrne's three tries and other tries from Tom Daly and Jack Conan secured a bonus point triumph.

Zebre had taken an early lead after Dries van Schalkwyk's try and Carlo Canna's conversion on 18 minutes.

But Daly's 23rd minute try set up a turnaround on the scoreboard as Leinster raced clear to victory.

The result leaves Leinster top of the Pro 12 table after eight rounds of action.

 

Leinster's Tom Daly celebrate's his try with Sean O'Brien ©INPHO/Matteo Ciambelli

 

 Leinster's Isa Nacewa converts ©INPHO/Matteo Ciambelli

 

 Leinster's Tom Daly celebrate's his try with Adam Byrne ©INPHO/Matteo Ciambelli

Leinster's Mike McCarthy is yellow carded ©INPHO/Matteo Ciambelli