Relief as Immobile saves stuttering Italy

2017-09-06 19:16

The relief was palpable after Ciro Immobile kept Italy's World Cup campaign on track despite an unconvincing qualifying win over Israel.

Italy turn to Israel after Spanish rout

2017-09-04 11:28

A bruised Italy will look to turn the page on a morale-sapping SWC qualifying defeat to Spain when they host Israel in Reggio Emilia.

Italy close to being competitive force - O'Shea

2017-06-25 09:02

Italy coach Conor O'Shea says he's gutted to come so close to upsetting Australia but proud of the strides the Azzurri have made to become a competitive rugby force.

Under-pressure Wallabies wary of Italian tricks

2017-06-23 10:50

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said he is expecting surprises from unpredictable Italy in their Test in Brisbane.

Fiji beat Italy with late drop goal

2017-06-17 07:39

Fiji conjured a dramatic drop goal after the full-time siren to defeat Italy in their one-off Test in Suva.

Italy save match point to stay alive against Belgium

2017-04-08 19:56

Italy pulled off a thrilling doubles win to stay alive in their Davis Cup encounter against Belgium.

Venter to ‘fly back to SA’ when Boks tackle Italy

2017-04-06 09:33

Brendan Venter has given more clarity on what will transpire when the Springboks face Italy in Rome later this year.

Buffon set to make it 1,000 not out

2017-03-23 21:35

Gianluigi Buffon will make his 1,000th career appearance when the legendary goalkeeper pulls on the gloves once more for Italy against Albania.

France power past Italy in Rome

2017-03-11 17:49

France have powered past Italy in their Six Nations international at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

Italy change 3 for France

2017-03-07 18:19

Carlo Canna will replace injured Tommaso Allan at flyhalf in one of three changes by Italy coach Conor O'Shea for their Six Nations clash against France.


Isco show breathes new life into Spain

2017-09-04 18:46

Following a demolition job on Italy, Spain look to cement their status as one of the favourites for next year's World Cup.

Italy's Campagnaro out for at least six months

2017-08-31 14:20

Italy centre Michele Campagnaro will be out for at least six months after rupturing a cruciate ligament playing for his Premiership club Exeter Chiefs.

Wallabies score late tries to see off Italy

2017-06-24 09:44

Australia scored two late tries as they survived a fightback from Italy to win 40-27 on Saturday and avoid a second straight defeat.

Italy change three for Wallabies Test

2017-06-22 13:11

Italy coach Conor O'Shea has made three changes for this weekend's Test against Australia in Brisbane.

Scotland thump Italy in steamy Singapore

2017-06-10 16:59

Scotland kicked off their mid-year tour in grand style by thumping Italy at Singapore's National Stadium in the team's first outing under new coach Gregor Townsend.

Italy, Scotland to play Test in Singapore

2017-04-07 12:54

Italy and Scotland will play a Test in Singapore as the city-state seeks to establish itself as a stopover for nations bound for the RWC.

Italy: Venter still ours until 2019

2017-04-04 11:02

The Italian Rugby Federation has confirmed that Brendan Venter will be working with them until the end of the 2019 World Cup.

Scots crush Italy, end Six Nations on high

2017-03-18 17:07

Vern Cotter ended his three year tenure as Scotland's head coach as his side beat Italy 29-0 for a bonus point victory.

Italy to continue with 'no ruck' tactic?

2017-03-10 18:16

Italy captain Sergio Parisse has warned the Azzurri will continue to use their controversial breakdown tactics.

Italy call on uncapped flyhalf

2017-03-01 16:16

Italy have named uncapped flyhalf Matteo Minozzi in their squad that is preparing to face France, replacing the injured Tommaso Allan.

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