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# italy-rugby - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'I’m tired but then I think about what I see in the hospital' - Italy flanker vows to help until pandemic ends

Zebre back-rower Maxime Mbanda has volunteered to drive an ambulance with the Yellow Cross.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Italy international Mbanda joins coronavirus fight as volunteer worker in Parma

The back-row is working as an ambulance driver with other volunteers from the Yellow Cross.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Hogg leads by example as Scotland beat Italy to pick up first Six Nations win

The visitors crossed for three tries at the Stadio Olimpico.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Conor O'Shea steps down as head coach of Italy

O’Shea last game in charge was the a defeat to South Africa in the World Cup.

# italy-rugby - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Italian props slapped with three-match bans for joint tip-tackle RWC2019 This post contains videos

Italian props slapped with three-match bans for joint tip-tackle

Andrea Lovotti and Nicola Quaglio will miss Italy’s final pool game, leaving Conor O’Shea with a front-row headache.

# italy-rugby - Friday 4 October, 2019

Livid O'Shea slams 'crass stupidity' after Lovotti's red

The prop’s moment of madness left Italy with an ‘impossible task’ against the Springboks.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 10 August, 2019

O'Shea: 'We’ve a big, big dream for this World Cup. I believe in what I’m seeing'

The Italian head coach was able to take plenty of positives from his side’s effort in Dublin.

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, World Cup warm-up

We were at the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s side ramped up their World Cup preparations.

'Being labelled as captain is not enough, I'll be judged on how I perform'

Rhys Ruddock has been handed the captaincy, but the flanker knows he must do more than lead from the front in the fight for World Cup places.

Now or never for Ireland's World Cup hopefuls in Aviva audition

Joe Schmidt’s side begin their warm-up schedule against Italy this afternoon.

# italy-rugby - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Blow for O'Shea's Italy as Zebre captain ruled out of World Cup

Tommaso Castello has not recovered from the broken leg he suffered during the Six Nations.

# italy-rugby - Friday 12 April, 2019

'A complete embarrassment' - O'Shea criticises reaction to Ireland's performance in the Six Nations

The Italian coach said over-reaction to victory and defeat was also a factor in his time with Ireland.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Highly-rated 19-year-old stars for Italy, Ramos' 'Panenka' helps Spain edge Norway Hot Prospect This post contains videos

Highly-rated 19-year-old stars for Italy, Ramos' 'Panenka' helps Spain edge Norway

Juventus youngster Moise Kean netted in the Azzurri’s win over Finland.

# italy-rugby - Monday 18 March, 2019

Cruel injury blow puts Ghiraldini's World Cup in doubt

The Italian hooker suffered ruptured cruciate knee ligaments against France.

# italy-rugby - Friday 22 February, 2019

Watch live: Italy v Ireland, U20s Six Nations Live Stream This post contains videos

Watch live: Italy v Ireland, U20s Six Nations

Ireland U20s will attempt to keep their Grand Slam chances alive at the Stadio Centro D’Italia (kick-off 6pm Irish time).

# italy-rugby - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Farrell included in Ireland squad for Italy trip but no Ringrose, Ruddock or Addison

A 34-man panel has been named ahead of Sunday’s Six Nations match in Rome.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Wales equal their best-ever winning run but fail to secure bonus point in Rome

Josh Adams and Owen Watkin touched down for Warren Gatland’s side in their victory over Italy.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 24 November, 2018

10-try All Blacks rebound from Dublin defeat by cutting loose against Italy

The world champions hammered Conor O’Shea’s Azzurri in Rome, with Jordie Barrett scoring four tries.

# italy-rugby - Thursday 22 November, 2018

All Blacks make 11 changes for final November Test against Italy

Ardie Savea, Kieran Read, Beauden Barrett, and Damien McKenzie are the only players to keep their places.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Koroibete's double downs Italy as Wallabies get back to winning ways

Conor O’Shea’s Italy struggled to contain the visitors in Padova.

# italy-rugby - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

McKinley on the bench as O'Shea names Italy team for Ireland clash

The sides meet in Chicago on 3 November.

# italy-rugby - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Nobody ever told me I would be a starter'

Gianluigi Buffon says he is not necessarily guaranteed a place in the PSG team.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Laidlaw's late penalty denies Conor O'Shea's Italy as Scotland end on a high

Italy finish with the wooden spoon.

# italy-rugby - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Scotland make five changes after Ireland defeat

The Dark Blues face Italy in their final Six Nations clash.

# italy-rugby - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Faletau to captain Wales for the first time as Gatland makes 10 changes for clash with Italy

The Welsh are in action on Sunday in Cardiff.

# italy-rugby - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Still no room for McKinley as Conor O'Shea names Italy team to face France

There are three changes from the side that lost to Ireland.

Bastareaud back from ban as France make 5 changes for Friday night's game against Italy

The French have lost their opening two games against Ireland and Scotland.

# italy-rugby - Friday 16 February, 2018

After being dropped by France, Teddy Thomas is slapped with Racing 92 fine

The French winger is being punished for his behaviour in the wake of the Scotland game.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 10 February, 2018

This scorching Bundee break allowed Ireland clinch a bonus point before half time Highlight Reel This post contains videos

This scorching Bundee break allowed Ireland clinch a bonus point before half time

Joe Schmidt’s side maul limp Italians with four tries in 35 minutes.

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations

Joe Schmidt’s side faced Italy in their first home game of the championship.

# italy-rugby - Friday 9 February, 2018

'I expect Jordan to provide what he has been providing in provincial matches'

Joe Schmidt says he’s looking forward to seeing Jordan Larmour bring his flying form into the Six Nations arena this weekend.

# italy-rugby - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Schmidt looks to maintain freshness as he manages the workload of his pack

The Ireland head coach has made four changes to his side for Saturday’s clash with Italy.

# italy-rugby - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Ireland centre returns from 7s duty to be named in Women's Six Nations team

Katie Fitzhenry is back for Sunday’s meeting with Italy in Donnybrook.

# italy-rugby - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Seven-try England steamroll Conor O'Shea's Italy in Rome

Eddie Jones’ side got their title defence up and running in emphatic fashion.

# italy-rugby - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

McKinley in line for Dublin return as out-half included in O'Shea's extended Six Nations squad

The 28-year-old has been named in Italy’s 34-man panel for their pre-championship training camp.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 25 November, 2017

South Africa gain revenge on Italy after last year's historic defeat

Man of the match Handre Pollard converted four tries and replacement Elton Jantjies added the fifth conversion.

# italy-rugby - Friday 10 November, 2017

Stunned! Italy in big trouble after first-leg play-off defeat in Sweden

The pressure is on ahead of the second-leg in Milan.

# italy-rugby - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Six years after losing his sight in one eye, Dublin's Ian McKinley set to make debut for Italy

Former Leinster man is in the Azzurri 23 for Saturday’s game against Fiji.

# italy-rugby - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Ireland lose World Rugby U20 Championships opener to Italy

Ireland conceded a late try to fall to a shock defeat.

As It Happened: Ireland v Italy, U20 Rugby World Championships

We had all the action from Georgia.

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