Veteran Italian prop Castrogiovanni retires

2016-12-17 19:10

Veteran Italian international prop Martin Castrogiovanni has retired after a career which brought him 119 caps and two European Cups.

Tonga stun Bok-beating Azzurri

2016-11-26 18:25

Minnows Tonga have stunned Italy in their Test at the Stadio Euganeo in Padova.

Bok conquerers Italy change 1 for Tonga

2016-11-23 11:30

Italy coach Conor O'Shea made only one change from the side that secured a historic win over SA last weekend for their third November Test against Tonga.

Local newspaper slams Boks: 0/10 for whole team!

2016-11-21 09:30

Following the Springboks’ shock 20-18 defeat to Italy, a local newspaper awarded the players equally shocking player ratings.

As it happened: Italy 20-18 Springboks

2016-11-19 17:59

See how the action unfolded in the Test between Italy and South African in Florence.

Conor O'Shea chats to Sport24

2016-11-18 10:44

Italy coach CONOR O’SHEA talks about turning the Azzurri into a competitive force, Brendan Venter’s contribution and previews Saturday’s Test against the Boks.

Head-to-head: Italy v Springboks

2016-11-18 09:24

The Springboks go into Saturday’s Test against Italy in Florence with a 100% win record against their opponents.

Habana returns, Carr starts for Boks

2016-11-17 14:04

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named his side to face Italy in Florence in their penultimate end of year tour Test.

Venter out to orchestrate Bok demise

2016-11-16 16:50

Brendan Venter, who has worked closely with Springbok coach Allister Coetzee recently, is helping Italy prepare for Saturday's clash against the Boks.

Lood: Fearless Boks' aura not gone

2016-11-15 11:20

Springbok lock Lood de Jager says they will by no means be underestimating Italy in Saturday’s Test in Florence.


SA-born Geldenhuys hangs up Italy jersey

2016-11-29 09:00

Italy lock Quintin Geldenhuys has announced his retirement from international rugby after a 67-cap career that saw him captain the Azzurri five times.

Italy's Parisse banned, misses Tonga clash

2016-11-23 22:17

Italy captain Sergio Parisse has been hit with a three-week disciplinary ban, ruling him out of this weekend's Test against Tonga.

Venter: No joy in helping Italy beat Boks

2016-11-21 16:28

Brendan Venter says he didn't take any joy from helping Italy secure a historic victory over the Springboks.

5 talking points: Italy v Boks

2016-11-21 09:17

Sport24’s Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points following the Springboks’ 20-18 defeat to Italy in Florence.

Time right to spring Boks upset - Italy's Parisse

2016-11-18 22:00

Italy captain Sergio Parisse says the time is right to score a historic win over the wounded Springboks on Saturday.

20 stats and facts: Italy v Springboks

2016-11-18 09:24

20 stats and facts ahead of Saturday's Italy v Springboks clash at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence.

Boks to beat Italy by 19 - bookies

2016-11-18 07:26

The Springboks will comfortably dispatch Italy in Saturday’s Test in Florence, local bookmakers have predicted.

Boks beyond hope if they lose to Italy - Botes

2016-11-17 13:52

Former Italy scrumhalf Tobie Botes does not expect his former team to upset the Springboks in Florence.

Italy line-up named for Bok test

2016-11-15 15:11

Conor O' Shea has named his Italian team to face the Springboks at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence on Saturday

Bruised Italy depleted for Springbok Test

2016-11-15 08:33

Leonardo Ghiraldini and Andrea Lovotti are out of Italy's Test against South Africa after the bruising defeat by the All Blacks.

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