Defence key against Boks: Brunel

2014-11-21 09:07

Italy coach Jacques Brunel is calling on the Azzurri defence to limit the expected damage against an "extremely efficient" SA.

Brunel rings the changes

2014-03-06 18:28

Italy will be without their injured captain Sergio Parisse for their Six Nations clash against Ireland in Dublin.

Brunal keeps Italy unchanged

2014-02-11 20:28

Italy coach Jacques Brunel has named the same squad for the forthcoming Six Nations games with Scotland and Ireland.

Italy target fast start

2014-01-30 19:30

Italy coach Jacques Brunel is hoping for a "strong performance" from his side when they line up against Wales in vthe Six Nations.

Brunel hands Allan a start

2013-11-21 18:08

Italy coach Jacques Brunel will hand former Scotland under-20 player Tommaso Allan his full debut when the Azzurri host Argentina.

Italy wary of wounded Aussies

2013-11-07 18:00

Italy coach Jacques Brunel has said he would not be taking a wounded Australia for granted ahead of their Test in Turin.

Italy name squad for SA tour

2013-05-10 17:02

Italy coach Jacques Brunel included four uncapped players in his 32-man squad for their upcoming tour of South Africa.

No changes to Italy squad

2013-02-26 19:56

Italy coach Jacques Brunel has made no changes to his squad for their Six Nations match against England.

Italy draft Bernabo

2013-01-22 18:36

Italy coach Jacques Brunel has drafted second rower Valerio Bernabo for the Azzurri's opening two Six Nations matches.

Brunel shocks with Venditti

2012-02-01 19:59

New Italy coach Jacques Brunel sprang a surprise by picking uncapped winger Giovanbattista Venditti for their clash against France.

Brunel to keep continuity

2011-11-04 10:24

Italy coach Jacques Brunel says there will be no revolution when he lines up his first team for the Six Nations opener against France.

Brunel to replace Mallett

2011-04-26 15:46

Jacques Brunel will be named as the new coach of Italy "in the coming days", according to the Italian Rugby Federation.


Brunel hands debut to Vunisa

2014-11-20 18:00

Samuela Vunisa will make his Italy debut against the Springboks in the only change to the side that lost to Argentina.

Brunel warns of backlash

2014-02-20 17:53

Italy coach Jacques Brunel has warned against a possible backlash from Scotland in their Six Nations clash 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.

Brunel bemoans 'fragile' Italy

2014-01-27 21:47

Italy coach Jacques Brunel hawws complained that his side is still "fragile" ahead of their Six Nations bow against Wales.

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 change 10 for Scotland

2013-06-20 16:16

Only five of the Italy team who were trounced by Samoa last weekend have survived for their play-off against Scotland in Pretoria.

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.

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.

Italy ring changes

2012-01-16 15:57

Jacques Brunel wasted no time in stamping his mark on his new role as Italy coach when he named his first squad for the Six Nations.

Brunel replacing Mallett

2011-05-03 14:39

Frenchman Jacques Brunel has been officially unveiled as the new Italy coach and will take over the role following the RWC this year.

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