Late Pumas charge sees off Italy

14 minutes ago

Argentina scored 17 unanswered points in the final 20 minutes on Saturday to beat Italy 31-15 in an autumn international in Florence.

Italy coach Ventura axed after World Cup disaster

2017-11-15 21:38

Gian Piero Ventura has been sacked as Italy coach after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup finals.

Buffon quits as Italy suffer SWC 'apocalypse'

2017-11-14 06:50

A tearful Gianluigi Buffon quit international football as four-time champions Italy sensationally missed out on their first SWC finals in 60 years.

Italy edge Fiji in tense showdown

2017-11-11 19:00

Italy ended a nine-Test losing streak when they beat Fiji in the first of their November Tests.

Italy lose to Sweden in World Cup play-off

2017-11-11 08:51

Sweden claimed a precious 1-0 first-leg victory over Italy in their World Cup play-off at Stockholm on Friday.

Italy's proud World Cup record in danger

2017-11-08 21:16

The last qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup allows somea chance to dream, but for Italy, the next few days are a potential nightmare.

Five uncapped players in O'Shea's Italy squad

2017-11-01 17:05

Italy coach Conor O'Shea has named five uncapped players in a 31-man squad to face Fiji, Argentina and South Africa later this month.

Italy captain Parisse back for Bok Test

2017-10-11 08:59

Italy captain Sergio Parisse is back in their squad ahead of the November Test window, which includes a game against the Springboks.

Isco show breathes new life into Spain

2017-09-04 18:46

Following a demolition job on Italy, Spain look to cement their status as one of the favourites for next year's World Cup.

Italy's Campagnaro out for at least six months

2017-08-31 14:20

Italy centre Michele Campagnaro will be out for at least six months after rupturing a cruciate ligament playing for his Premiership club Exeter Chiefs.


O'Shea opts for stability against Pumas

2017-11-16 21:19

Italy coach Conor O'Shea named an unchanged side from last week's win over Fiji for this weekend's Test against Argentina.

Heartbroken Italians demand answers after World Cup 'apocalypse'

2017-11-14 22:39

After the initial shock and disbelief, Italians have demanded answers as to why their country will miss the World Cup finals for the first time in 60 years.

'Apocalypse' now as Italy face World Cup humiliation

2017-11-13 12:44

Four-time champions Italy face missing out on the World Cup for the first time since 1958, a potential national humiliation.

Italy edge Fiji in tense showdown

2017-11-11 18:11

Italy ended a nine-Test losing streak when they beat Fiji in the first of their November Tests.

Italy face World Cup nightmare against Sweden

2017-11-09 16:11

Italy face a double-headed playoff against Sweden to avoid the humiliation of missing the World Cup for the first time in 60 years.

Italy coach Ventura has no fear for World Cup

2017-11-06 22:44

Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura said he had no doubt his team would qualify to challenge for a fifth World Cup title in Russia next year.

Italy coach O'Shea sees light at end of tunnel

2017-10-26 07:16

Conor O'Shea believes he has found the right mix of youth and experience as Italy look for a breakthrough in three November Tests.

Relief as Immobile saves stuttering Italy

2017-09-06 19:16

The relief was palpable after Ciro Immobile kept Italy's World Cup campaign on track despite an unconvincing qualifying win over Israel.

Italy turn to Israel after Spanish rout

2017-09-04 11:28

A bruised Italy will look to turn the page on a morale-sapping SWC qualifying defeat to Spain when they host Israel in Reggio Emilia.

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.

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