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#Italy

# italy - Saturday 10 April, 2021

England march into Women's Six Nations final with bonus-point win in Italy
# Title Defence
# Title Defence

England march into Women's Six Nations final with bonus-point win in Italy

Sat 4:20 PM 2,853 Views 0 Comments

The defending champions proved far too strong for the Italians.

# italy - Friday 9 April, 2021

World Cup winner De Rossi hospitalised with Covid-19 - reports
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

World Cup winner De Rossi hospitalised with Covid-19 - reports

Fri 9:06 PM 6,666 Views 5 Comments

The 37-year-old was one of four members of Italy’s staff who were infected during recent 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

# italy - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Lukaku pulls Inter 11 points clear and Ronaldo on target in Juve win

Lukaku pulls Inter 11 points clear and Ronaldo on target in Juve win

Apr 7th 2021, 8:14 PM 5,595 Views 7 Comments

2-1 victories for Inter and Juve tonight in Italy.

# italy - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Italian navy captain arrested for passing on 'confidential documents' to the Russians
# Espionage
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# Espionage

Italian navy captain arrested for passing on 'confidential documents' to the Russians

Mar 31st 2021, 9:42 AM 14,052 Views 23 Comments

The Italian foreign affairs ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador over the incident.

# italy - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Juventus goalkeeper Buffon given one-match blasphemy ban
# Suspension
# Suspension

Juventus goalkeeper Buffon given one-match blasphemy ban

Mar 30th 2021, 9:26 PM 9,750 Views 13 Comments

Buffon was overheard using a “blasphemous expression” towards a team-mate during Juve’s league win over Parma in December.

One of Italy's 'most dangerous' fugitive mobsters arrested in Lisbon Covid clinic
# Francesco Pelle
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# Francesco Pelle

One of Italy's 'most dangerous' fugitive mobsters arrested in Lisbon Covid clinic

Mar 30th 2021, 7:05 AM 29,341 Views 3 Comments

Francesco Pelle was a noted figure in one of the Calabria-based ’ndrangheta’s most notorious organised crime clans.

# italy - Friday 19 March, 2021

European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

Mar 19th 2021, 11:10 AM 33,281 Views 45 Comments

A month-long lockdown for Paris and several other French regions was announced yesterday.

# italy - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'We need to improve - France will be a different proposition' - Pivac
# French Evolution
# French Evolution

'We need to improve - France will be a different proposition' - Pivac

Mar 13th 2021, 8:12 PM 3,341 Views 1 Comment

Wales set for Six Nations showdown with France in Paris.

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy
# On Track
# On Track

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy

Mar 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,589 Views 48 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s men made it four from four ahead of next weekend’s visit to France.

# italy - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Milan beat Verona to close gap on Inter before Man United trip
# Wrap
# Wrap

Milan beat Verona to close gap on Inter before Man United trip

Mar 7th 2021, 11:30 PM 4,789 Views 0 Comments

In Naples, Lorenzo Insigne scored twice with Victor Osimhen adding a third as Napoli consolidated sixth place.

# italy - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Ronaldo on target as Juve boost hopes of 10th straight title with win in Serie A
# In The Hunt
# In The Hunt

Ronaldo on target as Juve boost hopes of 10th straight title with win in Serie A

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:58 PM 3,924 Views 1 Comment

A 3-0 victory for the champions tonight over Spezia.

# italy - Monday 1 March, 2021

Farrell's 23-man squad indicates a settled Ireland side for Scotland clash
# Selection
# Selection

Farrell's 23-man squad indicates a settled Ireland side for Scotland clash

Mar 1st 2021, 7:30 PM 16,359 Views 16 Comments

The retention of Ryan Baird suggests he could be involved again in Edinburgh.

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome
# Skipper
# Skipper

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,572 Views 30 Comments

‘His performance was excellent but it’s more than that.’

Beirne on his man of match award: 'I said to Will, they thought I was you'
# Late Bloomer
# Late Bloomer

Beirne on his man of match award: 'I said to Will, they thought I was you'

Mar 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 9,749 Views 6 Comments

The Munster player has graduated from the bench to become a key player on Andy Farrell’s Ireland side.

# italy - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Keenan's try the pick of the bunch but Ireland's turnover attack is still flat
# Clinical
# Clinical

Keenan's try the pick of the bunch but Ireland's turnover attack is still flat

Feb 28th 2021, 8:30 PM 4,492 Views 5 Comments

Attack coach Mike Catt will be pleased with Ireland’s efforts from lineout platforms.

Connors takes his chance in Rome to push for Ireland start against Scotland
# STANDOUT
# STANDOUT

Connors takes his chance in Rome to push for Ireland start against Scotland

Feb 28th 2021, 11:45 AM 9,961 Views 30 Comments

The 24-year-old openside was among the best performers in a six-try win for Andy Farrell’s side.

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations
# Ruins Of Rome
# Ruins Of Rome

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations

Feb 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 44,052 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s 48-10 victory yesterday was impressive but context is needed – Italy are a very poor side.

# italy - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'In seven to eight years this team will be competitive with everyone'
# Forecast
# Forecast

'In seven to eight years this team will be competitive with everyone'

Feb 27th 2021, 9:56 PM 12,805 Views 4 Comments

Italy head coach Franco Smith was speaking after their Six Nations defeat to Ireland today.

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby
# Worth The Wait
# Worth The Wait

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby

Feb 27th 2021, 6:45 PM 10,720 Views 31 Comments

The 21-year-old scrum-half was made to wait over 140 minutes as a replacement before winning his first cap.

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead
# Work To Do
# Work To Do

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead

Feb 27th 2021, 6:35 PM 5,425 Views 9 Comments

After a six-try win in Rome, Ireland now look towards a visit to Edinburgh.

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy

Feb 27th 2021, 5:15 PM 28,881 Views 54 Comments

Will Connors scored a brace for Ireland as Craig Casey and Ryan Baird made their Test debuts.

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Championship

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Championship

Feb 27th 2021, 1:14 PM 52,987 Views 22 Comments

Ireland tok on Italy this afternoon in Rome in round three of this year’s Six Nations.

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy
# The42 Reads
# The42 Reads

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy

Feb 27th 2021, 8:36 AM 22,692 Views 13 Comments

The story of Ireland’s hat-trick of Italian humiliations in the mid-90s is one of farce and bad planning.

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

Feb 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,005 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

# italy - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Farrell aiming to gain momentum as he picks strong Ireland team for Italy
# Selection
# Selection

Farrell aiming to gain momentum as he picks strong Ireland team for Italy

Feb 25th 2021, 6:00 PM 9,245 Views 22 Comments

There are seven changes to the starting XV while Ryan Baird and Craig Casey should debut off the bench.

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes

Feb 25th 2021, 11:16 AM 34,272 Views 72 Comments

Tadhg Furlong will make his first Test start in a year against Italy on Saturday.

# italy - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Ireland players pragmatic as they chase the space in attack
# Picture Perfect
# Picture Perfect

Ireland players pragmatic as they chase the space in attack

Feb 23rd 2021, 4:55 PM 6,493 Views 18 Comments

‘The hard part in international rugby is creating the chances and we’ve done that.’

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?
# Lifting Lockdown
From TheJournal.ie
# Lifting Lockdown

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 52,292 Views 70 Comments

Let’s take a look.

# italy - Monday 22 February, 2021

Ireland attack coach Catt believes 'the way we're going is the right way'
# Decisions
# Decisions

Ireland attack coach Catt believes 'the way we're going is the right way'

Feb 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 17,708 Views 37 Comments

The Irish attacking effort against France two weekends ago was underwhelming.

Italian ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo killed in gun attack
# Luca Attanasio
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# Luca Attanasio

Italian ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo killed in gun attack

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:59 PM 18,891 Views 9 Comments

Luca Attanasio died after a World Food Programme convoy came under attack.

# italy - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Italy marks one year since country's first death from Covid-19
# Anniversary
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# Anniversary

Italy marks one year since country's first death from Covid-19

Feb 21st 2021, 3:40 PM 20,512 Views 11 Comments

Italy’s first known fatality from Covid-19 was a 77-year-old man from Vo.

# italy - Friday 19 February, 2021

'These are guys we've all earmarked but we've got to make sure they're ready'
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

'These are guys we've all earmarked but we've got to make sure they're ready'

Feb 19th 2021, 7:45 AM 15,087 Views 73 Comments

Ireland boss Andy Farrell said he can’t rush promising young players into Test rugby.

Farrell needs Ireland's attack to get firing for 'dangerous' Italy trip
# Concerns
# Concerns

Farrell needs Ireland's attack to get firing for 'dangerous' Italy trip

Feb 19th 2021, 6:15 AM 3,526 Views 11 Comments

After a blunt performance against France, the Mike Catt-coached Ireland attack needs to improve.

# italy - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

With pressure on, Farrell seems unlikely to go for great experimentation in Italy
# Selection
# Selection

With pressure on, Farrell seems unlikely to go for great experimentation in Italy

Feb 16th 2021, 7:30 PM 8,629 Views 33 Comments

Ireland must now fight to turn their Six Nations campaign around after two defeats.

'Ireland need to de-structure the game a little bit, play at a huge tempo'
# Future View
# Future View

'Ireland need to de-structure the game a little bit, play at a huge tempo'

Feb 16th 2021, 3:46 PM 10,002 Views 11 Comments

This week’s edition of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra involved plenty of discussion of Ireland’s attack.

Ireland name 24-man squad for training camp as Farrell releases 12 players
# Back On The Horse
# Back On The Horse

Ireland name 24-man squad for training camp as Farrell releases 12 players

Feb 16th 2021, 10:49 AM 21,027 Views 41 Comments

The likes of Bundee Aki will get game time this weekend in the Guinness Pro14.

# italy - Saturday 13 February, 2021

England kick-start Six Nations defence with bonus-point win against Italy
# Bouncing Back
# Bouncing Back

England kick-start Six Nations defence with bonus-point win against Italy

Feb 13th 2021, 4:19 PM 8,185 Views 22 Comments

Eddie Jones’ men had too much for an Italian side that showed promise at Twickenham.

Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister
# Top Job
From TheJournal.ie
# Top Job

Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister

Feb 13th 2021, 2:10 PM 9,166 Views 6 Comments

The veteran politician formerly held the top job at the European Central Bank.

# italy - Friday 12 February, 2021

Mario Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy’s new government
# Italy
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# Italy

Mario Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy’s new government

Feb 12th 2021, 8:06 PM 8,552 Views 5 Comments

Draghi has also submitted the names of his Cabinet members to President Sergio Mattarella, who has the job of naming them.

# italy - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Dupont shines as France open campaign with easy win over Italy
# French Evolution
# French Evolution

Dupont shines as France open campaign with easy win over Italy

Feb 6th 2021, 4:04 PM 8,483 Views 20 Comments

Les Bleus open up the championship with a seven try victory over Italy in Rome.

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