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.

Venter hits back after Eddie moans

2017-02-27 14:32

Italy defence coach Brendan Venter has defended his team’s tactics in their Six Nations clash against England at Twickenham.

Italy start Allan, Campagnaro

2017-02-22 15:29

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea has named Michele Campagnaro and Tommaso Allan in his backline that will face England at Twickenham.


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.

Italy tactics will 'kill the game' - Ford

2017-02-27 14:04

England flyhalf George Ford urged rugby chiefs to outlaw the spoiling tactics employed by Italy at Twickenham.

O'Shea argues for Six Nations expansion

2017-02-18 19:30

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea believes that shrinking the Six Nations would be counter productive to the growth of the game in Europe.

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