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Italy Rugby News

Dec 06

My Championship: Andrea Masi

Andrea Masi was Italy’s Mr Versatile and first-ever Player of the Championship winner so there is no doubt he will go down as a legend of Azzurri rugby.

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Nov 11

Road to the NatWest 6 Nations: Ireland break records against Springboks, England edge out Pumas

Autumn international rugby is finally underway, and with every NatWest 6 Nations side in action on Saturday, preparations for this year’s Championship began in earnest.

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Nov 09

Autumn International Preview: Country By Country

The autumn internationals begin this weekend and in the week that the Six Nations announced their new title sponsor of NatWest, the European nations have plenty to play for.

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Nov 01

Five uncapped players in final Italy squad

Italy coach Conor O’Shea is impressed by the increased depth at his disposal after cutting his squad for November down to 31 players.

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Oct 10

O’Shea names Italy squad for autumn Tests

Conor O’Shea has picked five uncapped players in his Italy squad ahead of the autumn internationals next month.

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Oct 02

O’Shea pleased with next generation of Italian stars

Italy head coach Conor O’Shea is impressed with the young talent the country is producing but says it will take time for the Azzurri to compete at the level he wants.

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Aug 06

Italy relishing return to the World Cup stage

Italy are returning to the World Cup this month after a 15 year break, and will be looking to make a big impact as they seek to rediscover the form that saw them qualify for the tournament.  

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Jul 30

Barattin buzzing for Italy’s long-awaited World Cup return

Italy will be competing in their first Women’s Rugby World Cup in 15 years this summer and captain Sara Barattin cannot wait for it to get underway.

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Jul 24

di Giandomenico names two uncapped players in World Cup squad

Italy Women’s head coach Andrea di Giandomenico has handed jerseys to two uncapped players after finalising?his 28-strong squad for the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland.?

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Jun 25

O’Shea proud of Italian display in defeat to Australia

Head coach Conor O’Shea was full of pride in his Italian charges after their defeat to Australia and is confident significant progress has been made by the squad over the summer.

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Jun 18

Italy hurting after Fiji loss admits O’Shea

Conor O’Shea revealed the Italian dressing room was hurting deeply after a last-minute drop goal from Ben Volavola saw Fiji snatch a 22-19 victory.

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Jun 16

O’Shea wants to see progress from promising Italy

Conor O’Shea has challenged his young side to stand up and be counted as Italy prepare for a tricky Test match in Fiji on Saturday.

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May 11

Italy skipper Parisse is rested by the Azurri

Italy captain Sergio Parisse has been left out of his country’s squad for their upcoming summer tour.

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May 03

Ian McKinley gets Italy call-up six years after eye injury

Just six years after losing the sight in his left eye, Ian McKinley’s remarkable recovery has been rewarded with a call-up to Italy’s summer training camp.

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Mar 30

Ones to Watch: Italy

Despite Italy losing all of their Championship matches in the men’s and Under-20s’ tournaments, there were some outstanding young performers in both sides.

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Mar 30

What Lies Ahead: Italy

After a disappointing RBS 6 Nations campaign for the Azzurri – losing all five of their Championship matches and picking up their 12th Wooden Spoon – they will be licking their wounds ahead of their summer tour Down Under.

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