England romp to Rome rout

2014-03-15 16:32

England cantered to an easy win over Italy in the Six Nations, but fell short of matching Ireland's points difference.

Late drop goal stuns Italians

2014-02-22 21:37

A superb Duncan Weir drop goal in the final minute of play gave Scotland a stunning Six Nations win over Italy in Rome.

Brunel fancies French upset

2014-02-07 18:51

Italy coach Jacques Brunel said he believes his side can cause an upset and beat France in their Six Nations clash in Paris.

Warburton benched by Wales

2014-01-28 15:02

Alun Wyn Jones will captain defending champions Wales in their Six Nations opener against Italy in Cardiff.

Italy down ill-disciplined Fiji

2013-11-16 18:30

Italy have bounced back from a 50-point loss to Australia last weekend to beat Fiji in their one-Test in Cremona.

Italy wary of wounded Aussies

2013-11-08 09:27

Italy have a historic first victory over a wounded Wallabies side in their sights but remain wary of a backlash.

Italy take bronze at Confed

2013-07-01 07:04

Italy have beaten Uruguay in a penalty shoot-out in Salvador in the match for third place at football's Confederations Cup.

Scotland dash Italian hopes

2013-06-22 16:10

Scotland have beaten Italy 30-29 in their third/fourth playoff Incoming Tour Test at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

Loftus drop Bok ticket prices

2013-06-17 13:06

The Blue Bulls Company has reduced ticket prices for the Springboks' final Incoming Series match against Samoa at Loftus Versfeld.

Spain, Italy in Euro U21 final

2013-06-16 17:51

Spain and Italy will meet in the Under-21 final at the Euro 2012 tournament, after beating Norway and Netherlands respectively.

Botes thrilled to play Boks

2013-06-07 17:46

SA-born scrumhalf Tobias Botes has expressed joy at being selected in Italy's match-day team to play against the Springboks.

Italy hand Di Bernardo debut

2013-06-06 15:19

Alberto Di Bernardo has been entrusted with Italy's No 10 jersey after being handed his debut for the Test against the Springboks.

Petrol price fixing probe ends - report

2013-04-05 17:15

A probe triggered by suspicions that steep petrol prices in Italy were the result of manipulation by top firms, including Shell and Total has been wrapped up.

Lo Cicero set for swansong

2013-03-15 18:23

Italy prop Andrea Lo Cicero has said the upcoming final Six Nations game against Ireland will be his last for the Azzurri.

Scots hand Italy rugby lesson

2013-02-09 18:14

Scotland have rebounded from their drubbing at the hands of England to defeat Italy in their Six Nations match at Murrayfield.

Mallett: Exciting times in rugby

2013-02-06 22:22

Nick Mallett says Test rugby is entering an exciting period with more of the so-called smaller teams capable of causing upsets.

Italy Six Nations squad named

2013-01-10 14:21

Flank Paul Derbyshire, centre Gonzalo Garcia and fullback Paolo Buso have been recalled to the Italy squad for the Six Nations.

Geldenhuys starts for Italy

2012-11-22 17:07

Italy coach Jacques Brunel has made two changes to the side that lost to New Zealand ahead of their Test against Australia.

Italy change eight for ABs

2012-11-15 15:34

Italy coach Jacques Brunel has made eight changes to the side that beat Tonga 28-23 ahead of their Test against the All Blacks.

Spain defend title in style

2012-07-01 22:43

Spain have successfully defended their European title after crushing Italy in the Euro 2012 final in Kiev, Ukraine.

Balotelli double sinks Germany

2012-06-28 22:46

Two goals from Mario Balotelli have enabled Italy to stun Germany in their Euro 2012 semi-final in Warsaw, Poland.

Croatia charged for racism

2012-06-16 21:59

UEFA laid formal charges of racism against Croatia after reports of fans making monkey chants at Italy striker Mario Balotelli.

Italy to stay at Stadio Olimpico

2012-05-31 16:52

Italy will keep playing their Six Nations matches at Rome's Stadio Olimpico until at least 2015, the Italian Rugby Federation said.


Winning farewell for O'Driscoll

2014-03-08 20:02

Ireland turned on the style to give a teary-eyed Brian O'Driscoll the perfect farewell present in his last Test on home soil.

France see off Italy

2014-02-09 19:18

France scored three second-half tries to beat Italy in the Six Nations to maintain their perfect start to the competition.

Wales hold off brave Italy

2014-02-01 18:34

Wales got their bid for a historic hat-trick of Six Nations titles off to a nervy start when they squeezed past a dogged Italy.

Morisi has spleen removed

2013-11-17 14:31

Italy centre Luca Morisi has undergone surgery to have his spleen removed following a heavy tackle in his team's win over Fiji.

Italy names two centurions

2013-11-14 20:53

Italy captain Sergio Parisse and Martin Castrogiovanni will make their 100th international appearances for Italy against Fiji.

Big guns on SWC brink

2013-09-08 12:26

Italy, Germany and the Netherlands all appear virtually certain of sealing their tickets to Brazil following recent results.

Fans lose patience with Spies

2013-06-24 12:05

Sport24 readers believe it is time to look at other Bok options at No 8 after a series of poor performances from Pierre Spies.

Neymar, Balotelli face off

2013-06-22 09:00

Neymar and Mario Balotelli will face off when Brazil and Italy play to decide the Group A winner at the Confederations Cup.

Pirlo marks 100th cap with win

2013-06-17 11:09

Andrea Pirlo marked his 100th cap for Italy with a goal in his team's defeat of Mexico at the Confederations Cup.

LIVE UPDATES: Boks v Italy

2013-06-08 13:02

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2013-06-06 16:05

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Fans: Boks by 11-20!

2013-06-06 14:00

Sport24 readers are predicting a Springbok win over Italy by a margin of 11-20 points at Kings Park in Durban.

Italy seal historic win

2013-03-16 18:44

Italy have beaten Ireland for the first time in the Six Nations as the Azzurri triumphed in the Stadio Olimpico.

Brunel fears Tuilagi

2013-03-08 18:22

Italy coach Jacques Brunel admitted he fears the threat of a rampaging Manu Tuilagi putting his out-of-sorts players to the sword.

Italy make one change

2013-02-07 16:29

Italy coach Jacques Brunel made only one change for the Azzurri's second Six Nations challenge against Scotland.

England, Italy on the move

2013-02-05 16:12

England and Italy have moved up in the latest IRB world rankings following their opening weekend Six Nations victories.

Bergamasco blow for Italy

2012-11-25 16:42

A badly fractured kneecap will keep Italy and Racing Metro winger Mirco Bergamasco out of action for up to five months.

All Blacks down spirited Italy

2012-11-17 18:20

World champions the All Blacks have defeated a spirited Italy in their Test match at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

Italy too strong for Tonga

2012-11-10 18:13

Italy warmed up for the visit of two heavyweights in the coming weeks with an unconvincing win over a feisty Tonga.

Italy qualify for Confed Cup

2012-06-29 15:31

Italy has qualified for the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil by reaching the final of the European Championship against Spain.

Pirlo: Germans scared of us

2012-06-26 21:44

Italian playmaker Andrea Pirlo believes Euro 2012 semi-final opponents Germany are running scared ahead of their clash with Italy.

Balotelli 'racially abused'

2012-06-15 14:20

Mario Balotelli was racially abused during Italy's draw with Croatia in Poland, an AFP photographer at the game has said.

Italy axe Ranocchia, Destro

2012-05-29 19:01

Defender Andrea Ranocchia and striker Mattia Destro have been cut from Italy's final 23-man squad for Euro 2012.

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