Verratti keen to take chance

2015-03-25 21:38

Marco Verratti has said he wants to take the opportunity to establish himself as the successor to Italy great Andrea Pirlo.

Parisse to miss Wales clash

2015-03-19 17:01

Sergio Parisse has been ruled out through injury but Kelly Haimona returns as Italy host Wales in the Six Nations.

Parisse expects 'tough' France clash

2015-03-14 17:17

Sergio Parisse says the Azzurri are ready to hand France their third consecutive Six Nations defeat.

Italy prove critics wrong

2015-03-01 09:55

Sergio Parisse has said Italy's victory over Scotland has answered the critics who have questioned their Six Nations place.

Brunel rings the changes

2015-02-25 17:43

Jacques Brunel has been forced to make six changes to Italy's starting XV ahead of their Six Nations clash against Scotland.

Sacchi's 'blacks' comment slammed

2015-02-17 13:26

Criticism grows following Arrigo Sacchi's remarks criticising the number of "blacks" playing at youth level.

Italy suffer double blow

2015-02-08 19:54

Michele Campagnaro and Alessandro Zanni could miss Italy's biggest test of the Six Nations away to England.

Italy ready to 'spit blood'

2015-02-06 18:00

Sergio Parisse has said that Italy are ready to "spit blood" in a bid to hand Ireland their second successive Stadio Olimpico defeat.

Ireland pick side for Rome trip

2015-02-05 15:15

Sean O'Brien has been included in the Ireland starting XV announced by coach Joe Schmidt for their Six Nations opener away to Italy.

Pirlo named Serie A player of the year

2014-12-16 11:13

Italy's world cup winner and Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo claimed Serie A's player of the year award for the third consecutive year at a gala event.


Wales demolish Italy

2015-03-21 16:38

Wales have scored seven second-half tries to demolish Italy and give themselves a very good chance of winning the Six Nations.

France blank out Italy

2015-03-15 19:22

France have blanked Italy in a Six Nations match at Rome's Stadio Olimpico for their second victory of this season's championship.

Italy drop Castrogiovanni

2015-03-03 20:00

Italy prop Martin Castrogiovanni has been dropped for their Six Nations matches against France and Wales.

Italy claim last gasp win

2015-02-28 18:36

Italy have claimed a last gasp win over Scotland to record their first Six Nations win of the season at Murrayfield.

Dog sidelines Castrogiovanni

2015-02-23 16:07

Martin Castrogiovanni is set to miss Italy's Six Nations match against Scotland after being bitten on the nose by a friend's dog.

Bergamasco back for Italy

2015-02-11 18:00

Veteran Mauro Bergamasco has earned a recall to the Italian Six Nations side to take on England at Twickenham.

Ireland late show sees off Italy

2015-02-07 21:20

Ian Keatley kicked 14 points as Six Nations champions Ireland launched the defence of their title with a win over Italy.

Haimona, Gori lead Azzurri

2015-02-05 17:08

Kelly Haimona and Edoardo Gori will form Italy's half-back pairing when the Italy kick off their Six Nations campaign.

Azzurri seeking efficiency

2015-02-04 15:35

Jacques Brunel has called on his wounded Italy squad to regain their belief and efficiency in time for a Six Nations campaign.

Burger was sublime against the Roses

2014-11-17 14:28

Tyronne expects South Africa to comfortably beat Italy and had special praise for Schalk Burger after his performance against England.

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