Italy pair back for French Six Nations date

2018-02-13 19:27

Flankers Renato Giammarioli and Giovanni Licata return to Italy's 30-man squad named ahead of Italy's Six Nations clash against France.

Schmidt gives Conan, Leavy first Six Nation starts

2018-02-08 17:14

Jack Conan and Dan Leavy will make their first Six Nations starts after Joe Schmidt named the backrow duo in the starting XV to face Italy at Lansdowne Road.

Watson, Simmonds star as England down Italy

2018-02-04 20:03

Anthony Watson and Sam Simmonds both scored as England launched their bid for an unprecedented third outright Six Nations title with a win over Italy.

Simmonds can make Six Nations impact - Borthwick

2018-02-03 15:15

England forwards coach Steve Borthwick has backed Sam Simmonds to make up in pace what he lacks in physical presence when the Exeter No 8 makes his Six Nations debut.

O'Shea plots to avoid another Six Nations mauling

2018-02-02 13:47

Coach Conor O'Shea insists the groundwork is being laid to break the cycle of defeat as Italy prepare to avoid another Six Nations mauling against champions England .

Conte eager to return to Italy - FIGC commissioner

2018-02-02 09:36

Chelesa manager Antonio Conte is eager to return to Italy and could fill the vacant position as national coach,Italian FA commissioner Roberto Fabbricini said.

Sarto out as Riccioni makes Italy cut for Six Nations

2018-01-25 18:21

Injured wing Leonardo Sarto was out but young prop Marco Riccioni moved closer to his first cap in Italy's Six Nations squad.

Mancini wants to fulfil dream as Italy coach

2018-01-11 14:00

Former Italy international Roberto Mancini says he wants to take over as Italy national coach to fulfil his dream of winning the Soccer World Cup.

Zanni back while Polledri gets first Italy call

2018-01-09 19:47

Alessandro Zanni is in line to earn his 100th cap for Italy as coach Conor O'Shea named his 34-man Six Nations training squad.

5 talking points: Italy v Springboks

2017-11-27 07:56

Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points following the Springboks’ win over Italy in Padova.


SA-born Steyn starts against Irish

2018-02-08 20:32

Italy's South Africa-born flanker Braam Steyn will start against Ireland in their Six Nations clash in Dublin, one of three changes made.

O'Shea trims Six Nations squad for Ireland clash

2018-02-06 23:03

Italy coach Conor O'Shea has trimmed back his Six Nations squad to 26 players ahead of their second tournament game against Ireland.

Italy win Davis Cup tie against Japan

2018-02-04 13:26

Italy's number one Fabio Fognini beat Japan's Yuichi Sugita in five hard-fought sets to give his country victory in their Davis Cup World tie.

Italy hits five-year low in January market

2018-02-02 14:57

Italy's Serie A hit a five-year low for spending during a frugal January transfer window which closed Wednesday night.

Te'o returns to England side for Italy opener

2018-02-02 11:51

Ben Te'o will make his first England appearance in nearly a year after being selected at outside centre in the defending champions' Six Nations opener against Italy.

Ex-Italy football coach Vicini dies

2018-01-31 12:47

Former Italy national coach Azeglio Vicini, who led the Azzurri to third place at the 1990 World Cup on home soil, has died at the age of 84.

8 uncapped players in England squad for Italy opener

2018-01-18 12:25

England coach Eddie Jones named a squad featuring eight uncapped players for the reigning champions Six Nations opener away to Italy.

No Italy coach before June - federation chief

2018-01-10 16:42

Outgoing Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio said he did not expect a new coach to be appointed before next June.

Ancelotti snubs Italy job

2017-12-04 12:23

Italian Carlo Ancelotti has revealed that he turned down the role of Italy coach preferring to stay in club management.

O'Shea speechless after South Africa rout

2017-11-26 14:00

Italy's normally talkative Irish coach Conor O'Shea conceded he was speechless after South Africa crushed Italy in Padova.

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