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#Italy

# italy-rugby - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Ex-Italy rugby captain Cuttitta dies aged 54
# RIP
# RIP

Ex-Italy rugby captain Cuttitta dies aged 54

Apr 11th 2021, 9:50 PM 11,269 Views 2 Comments

He competed in two World Cups in 1991 and 1995, and his country’s first matches in the Six Nations tournament which they joined in 2000.

# italy-rugby - Monday 29 March, 2021

Ian McKinley retires from rugby for the second time
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Ian McKinley retires from rugby for the second time

Mar 29th 2021, 1:01 PM 11,851 Views 6 Comments

‘My professional career has been unconventional,’ the former Leinster and Italy out-half said in a statement.

# italy-rugby - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Wayne Pivac reveals his Wales team to play Italy two days early
# Team News
# Team News

Wayne Pivac reveals his Wales team to play Italy two days early

Mar 9th 2021, 3:06 PM 6,393 Views 11 Comments

The Wales head coach has made two changes to his starting team for Saturday’s game.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

Feb 27th 2021, 10:00 AM 11,689 Views 14 Comments

The centre says Andy Farrell’s team are determined to develop their offloading game.

# italy-rugby - Friday 26 February, 2021

Rome offers a perfect stage for Ireland's attack to cut loose

Rome offers a perfect stage for Ireland's attack to cut loose

Feb 26th 2021, 8:00 AM 12,298 Views 31 Comments

Andy Farrell has called for his team to show a clinical edge against Italy.

# italy-rugby - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Italy team announced for Saturday's clash with Ireland
# Azzurri
# Azzurri

Italy team announced for Saturday's clash with Ireland

Feb 25th 2021, 3:03 PM 6,327 Views 5 Comments

Head coach Franco Smith has selected the same XV that started in their defeat to England.

'If he gets his chance he'll certainly be ready' - Farrell backs Casey to debut against Italy
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

'If he gets his chance he'll certainly be ready' - Farrell backs Casey to debut against Italy

Feb 25th 2021, 1:27 PM 9,464 Views 12 Comments

The Munster scrum-half is set to win his first cap against Italy on Saturday.

# italy-rugby - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

'It's amazing how focused people get on one game' - Sexton says Ireland can rediscover attacking edge
# Room To Improve
# Room To Improve

'It's amazing how focused people get on one game' - Sexton says Ireland can rediscover attacking edge

Feb 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 13,290 Views 19 Comments

Elements of Ireland’s play have come in for criticism following the Six Nations defeat to France.

# italy-rugby - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

'I'll always remember it': Fans tell their stories of the Six Nations spirit at Ireland v Italy

'I'll always remember it': Fans tell their stories of the Six Nations spirit at Ireland v Italy

Feb 23rd 2021, 5:07 PM 2,072 Views 0 Comments

Matches against the Azzurri are the focus in this week’s instalment of our ‘Hear The Roar’ series with William Hill.

# italy-rugby - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Jalibert partners Dupont in strong France team for Six Nations opener against Italy
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

Jalibert partners Dupont in strong France team for Six Nations opener against Italy

Feb 4th 2021, 12:26 PM 6,747 Views 5 Comments

In the back-row, Gregory Alldritt is fit to start at number eight following his pre-tournament injury scare.

# italy-rugby - Saturday 28 November, 2020

11 debutants feature as France beat Italy to reach Autumn Nations Cup final
# Winning
# Winning

11 debutants feature as France beat Italy to reach Autumn Nations Cup final

Nov 28th 2020, 10:25 PM 8,640 Views 0 Comments

Winger Gabin Villiere celebrated his Test bow as one of five try scorers.

# italy-rugby - Friday 16 October, 2020

Get free tickets for our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview with Andrew Trimble tomorrow evening
# Join Us
# Join Us

Get free tickets for our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview with Andrew Trimble tomorrow evening

Oct 16th 2020, 1:26 PM 1,595 Views 0 Comments

Ian Keatley and Niamh Briggs will also join The42′s Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey ahead of this weekend’s international rugby.

# italy-rugby - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Italy scrum-half Stephen Varney positive for Covid-19 ahead of Ireland fixture
# Blue Flu
# Blue Flu

Italy scrum-half Stephen Varney positive for Covid-19 ahead of Ireland fixture

Oct 13th 2020, 2:49 PM 8,503 Views 5 Comments

The sides meet in their refixed Six Nations game next week.

Join The42, Andrew Trimble and special guests for our virtual Guinness Six Nations event
# Rugby
# Rugby

Join The42, Andrew Trimble and special guests for our virtual Guinness Six Nations event

Oct 13th 2020, 12:09 PM 4,713 Views 1 Comment

The panel will chat with our own Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey ahead of Ireland’s penultimate match, which is rescheduled for next weekend.

# 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
# Selfless Act
# Selfless Act

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

Mar 31st 2020, 3:41 PM 5,170 Views 2 Comments

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
# Leading By Example
# Leading By Example

Italy international Mbanda joins coronavirus fight as volunteer worker in Parma

Mar 21st 2020, 9:35 PM 7,932 Views 2 Comments

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
# Defensive Effort
# Defensive Effort

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

Feb 22nd 2020, 4:44 PM 10,052 Views 13 Comments

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
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

Conor O'Shea steps down as head coach of Italy

Nov 16th 2019, 7:51 PM 23,523 Views 45 Comments

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
# RWC2019

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

Oct 6th 2019, 12:14 PM 8,955 Views 8 Comments

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

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

Oct 4th 2019, 2:43 PM 20,935 Views 1 Comment

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 Job
# The Italian Job

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

Aug 10th 2019, 11:00 PM 10,776 Views 4 Comments

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
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

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

Aug 10th 2019, 1:00 PM 57,790 Views 41 Comments

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'
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

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

Aug 10th 2019, 8:30 AM 9,699 Views 8 Comments

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
# Preview
# Preview

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

Aug 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,241 Views 11 Comments

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

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

Jul 31st 2019, 4:12 PM 6,693 Views 6 Comments

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
# Over The Top
# Over The Top

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

Apr 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 38,326 Views 37 Comments

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
# Hot Prospect

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

Mar 23rd 2019, 10:27 PM 10,828 Views 12 Comments

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
# Rotten Luck
# Rotten Luck

Cruel injury blow puts Ghiraldini's World Cup in doubt

Mar 18th 2019, 5:00 PM 12,698 Views 3 Comments

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
# Live Stream

Watch live: Italy v Ireland, U20s Six Nations

Feb 22nd 2019, 5:40 PM 16,090 Views 2 Comments

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
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

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

Feb 19th 2019, 1:56 PM 14,047 Views 47 Comments

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
# Two From Two
# Two From Two

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

Feb 9th 2019, 6:47 PM 11,638 Views 15 Comments

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
# Route 66
# Route 66

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

Nov 24th 2018, 4:12 PM 14,676 Views 5 Comments

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
# Back In Black
# Back In Black

All Blacks make 11 changes for final November Test against Italy

Nov 22nd 2018, 9:32 AM 8,366 Views 12 Comments

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
# November Tests
# November Tests

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

Nov 17th 2018, 4:16 PM 8,017 Views 0 Comments

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
# Forward Planning
# Forward Planning

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

Oct 24th 2018, 4:14 PM 9,124 Views 2 Comments

The sides meet in Chicago on 3 November.

# italy-rugby - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Nobody ever told me I would be a starter'
# Claim
# Claim

'Nobody ever told me I would be a starter'

Jul 9th 2018, 7:24 PM 13,716 Views 2 Comments

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
# Six Nations
# Six Nations

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

Mar 17th 2018, 2:36 PM 5,684 Views 6 Comments

Italy finish with the wooden spoon.

# italy-rugby - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Scotland make five changes after Ireland defeat
# Team News
# Team News

Scotland make five changes after Ireland defeat

Mar 14th 2018, 12:54 PM 6,671 Views 4 Comments

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
# Change It Up
# Change It Up

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

Mar 7th 2018, 1:53 PM 5,951 Views 4 Comments

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
# Changes
# Changes

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

Feb 21st 2018, 2:56 PM 4,726 Views 7 Comments

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

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