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#Sergio Parisse

# sergio-parisse - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'It's ridiculous that there was no Plan B' - Italy's Parisse slams World Rugby

The Italians’ World Cup clash with the All Blacks has been cancelled.

# sergio-parisse - Monday 19 August, 2019

Parisse set for record-equalling World Cup as O'Shea names Italy squad

Ian McKinley misses out on a place in the Azzurri’s squad for Japan.

# sergio-parisse - Monday 1 July, 2019

Italy captain Parisse joins Toulon for another season in Top 14

The legendary number eight left Stade Francais on Friday.

# sergio-parisse - Friday 28 June, 2019

Italy legend Parisse to leave Stade after 15 seasons with French club

The number eight had a year to run on his contract.

# sergio-parisse - Saturday 16 March, 2019

O'Shea insists Italy will hurt 'more than ever' after France defeat

The Azzurri once again ended their Six Nations campaign without a win.

# sergio-parisse - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Concussion rules Italy captain Sergio Parisse out of Ireland clash

The talismanic number eight picked up a knock while on club duty with Stade Francais.

# sergio-parisse - Friday 10 March, 2017

Parisse warns Italy may continue with controversial tactics

Conor O’Shea’s no ruck plan may be back tomorrow against France.

# sergio-parisse - Friday 10 February, 2017

'Ireland don't think we're fit enough for 80 minutes' - Italy's Parisse

The talismanic number eight is enjoying life under head coach Conor O’Shea.

# sergio-parisse - Monday 6 February, 2017

Parisse ready to shrug off neck concern ahead of Ireland clash

The focal point of Italy’s game will be in place this weekend.

# sergio-parisse - Monday 5 October, 2015

Peter Stringer: England's pool stage elimination puts Italy performance into perspective

Our columnist Peter Stringer says despite the performance, it’s job done so far.

# sergio-parisse - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Sergio Parisse isn't too confident about his fitness before facing Ireland

The Italy captain says he won’t be able to perform to his usual standards.

# sergio-parisse - Friday 2 October, 2015

Sergio Parisse has been passed fit and starts against Ireland on Sunday

Parisse returns as one of five changes for Jacques Brunel’s side.

# sergio-parisse - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Ireland v Italy: 3 times the sides have memorably clashed

This is the 25th meeting between the sides – and there have been a few classics.

# sergio-parisse - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

8 Italian sporting icons who will go down in history

Let’s get into the Italian spirit ahead of Ireland’s huge Rugby World Cup clash this weekend.

# sergio-parisse - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Parisse and Fofana miss out as Ireland's pool rivals go head-to-head

These are pretty close to the teams Ireland will expect to face a few weeks down the line.

# sergio-parisse - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Italy sweating on Parisse fitness ahead of opener against France

The player sent an Instagram picture from his hospital bed

# sergio-parisse - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Sergio Parisse offload sets up glorious try as Stade Francais march past Champions Toulon

Parisse takes out two defenders with a stunning behind-the-back pass.

# sergio-parisse - Monday 11 May, 2015

The red card Sergio Parisse picked up last weekend highlights one of rugby's daftest laws

The Stade Francais captain saw red for taking a man out in the air.

# sergio-parisse - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'He's one of the best in the world' - Ireland wary of Parisse's quality

The Italian captain remains the heart and soul of Jacques Brunel’s side at the age of 31.

# sergio-parisse - Thursday 5 February, 2015

This is the Italian team hoping to ruin Ireland's Six Nations defence on day one

Jacques Brunel makes just two changes from the side which lost to South Africa in November.

# sergio-parisse - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

# sergio-parisse - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Italy without captain Sergio Parisse for Six Nations visit to Dublin

Jacques Brunel has also changed his halfback pairing for the clash with Ireland.

# sergio-parisse - Friday 22 November, 2013

Read and Halfpenny among the IRB Player of the Year nominees Acclaim This post contains a poll

Read and Halfpenny among the IRB Player of the Year nominees

The Welsh star has been rewarded for his influential performances for the British and Irish Lions

# sergio-parisse - Friday 17 May, 2013

As it happened: Leinster v Stade Francais, Amlin Challenge Cup Final

Joe Schmidt’s men were hoping to complete the first leg of a league and cup double.

Parisse and Stade eager to emulate Clermont and beat Leinster up

The abrasive Clermont and Glasgow Warriors packs are a blueprint for the French challengers.

# sergio-parisse - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Sergio Parisse: Heaslip’s praise means nothing to me come kick-off

The Stade Francais captain described Heaslip and Sean O’Brien as two of the world’s best back-rows.

# sergio-parisse - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

6 Nations: Team of the Tournament

In all the glory of hindsight, we presented the best XV of this year’s championship.

# sergio-parisse - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Top man: Lydiate takes home Six Nations player award

Ireland’s Jonny Sexton was runner-up in the voting for the 2012 Six Nations Player of the Championship.

# sergio-parisse - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Two Irish on 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist Suspense This post contains a poll

Two Irish on 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist

Jonathan Sexton and Donnacha Ryan will enter the final weekend of this year’s tournament hopeful of claiming a major accolade.

# sergio-parisse - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Opinion: Plenty still to ponder before Paris

Conor Murray could be one man punished after Ireland ran up an impressive scoreline against Italy

Reaction: O'Connell satisfied as focus turns to France

“We kept coming and coming and eventually broke them, which was satisfying.” said the Irish skipper.

Six Nations: How Ireland rated

Our man in the stand runs the rule over the victorious Irish players.

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations

We sat high in the west stand and went minute-by-minute for Ireland’s Six Nations season re-start against Italy. Read it and weep.

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will do today?

The Italians are in town and looking for their first win of the tournament. How do you reckon it will go?

# sergio-parisse - Friday 24 February, 2012

Keyboard warriors: Rugby bloggers from Ireland and Italy file in for a Gchat debate Friendly Discussion This post contains videos

Keyboard warriors: Rugby bloggers from Ireland and Italy file in for a Gchat debate

We called in the on-line experts to give us their thoughts ahead of tomorrow’s big game.

# sergio-parisse - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Ireland need to get angry against Italians

Declan Kidney’s side need to play at a much higher tempo against the Italians and with a greater intensity this weekend, writes Tom Fox.

Italy make four changes for trip to Dublin

Azzurri coach Jacques Brunel has named his side for Saturday’s Six Nations test against Ireland.

We're ready to put our bodies on the line, insists O'Connell

Ireland’s Six Nations skipper is expecting the toughest physical challenge of the tournament against the Italian this weekend.

# sergio-parisse - Thursday 6 October, 2011

The Score's alternative team of the World Cup

As the Rugby World Cup bids farewell to over half its nations, we pick our stand-outs from the twelve unfortunate squads that have already departed New Zealand.

# sergio-parisse - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Crunch clash: Here’s everything you need to know about Italy

Has much changed in the Italian camp since Ireland’s escaped Rome with a two-point win in the Six Nations earlier this year?

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