In his first Taking Rugby Union column, Italy’s Sebastian Negri says it has been a surreal year for him as he prepares for his second Six Nations campaign with the Azzurri.
Ali Stokes takes a look at how the English game shaped the journey to the international stage for Italy's Jake Polledri, Sebastian Negri and David Sisi.
Italy head coach Conor O'Shea has announced a 31-man squad for the upcoming Six Nations tournament that will kick-off in February.
New Zealand ensured they finished their European trip on a high as they trounced Italy 3-66 at Stadio Olimpico on Saturday.
Australia managed to get their first win in the November internationals as they defeated Italy 7-26 at Stadio Euganeo on Saturday.
Italy bounced back from their defeat to Ireland with a 28-17 hard-fought victory over Georgia at Stadio Artemio Franchi on Saturday.
Jordan Larmour scored a hat-trick as Ireland kick-started their autumn internationals with a 54-7 victory over Italy at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday.
Italy registered their first win of the year as they edged out Japan with a 22-25 margin at Noevir Stadium to level the two-game series 1-1.
A dominant second-half performance from Japan saw them beat Italy 34-17 at Oita Stadium on Saturday.
England were the first team to book a semi-final spot in the ongoing World Rugby U20 Championship following their 43-5 win over Italy in Perpignan on Sunday.
Replacement Niccolo Taddia scored a try in the added minutes as Italy edged out Scotland 26-27 in their World Rugby U20 Championship encounter at Stade de la Mediterranee on Wednesday.
TRU catches up with one of Italy’s standout performers in the Six Nations, a year on from winning silverware with Hartpury.
George North scored a brace against Italy as the powerhouse Wales wing helped his side to a 38-14 victory to go 2nd in the Six Nations Championship table.
Hugo Bonneval scored France's second try in Marseille on Friday night as they ended their 343-day wait for a Test win with 34-17 victory over Italy in Six Nations clash.
England and France remained unbeaten while Ireland registered their maiden win in the recently concluded Round 2 fixtures of Women's Six Nations Championship.
Ireland ran an eight-try riot as they went on trounce Italy by 56-19 in their Six Nations face-off at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
The opening round of the Six Nations tournament saw Wales, Ireland and England register victories over Scotland, France and Italy respectively. Here are few of the key points from the encounters.
England are up and running in Six Nations with a comfortable seven-try 15-46 win over Italy led by two-try cameos from Anthony Watson and Sam Simmonds on Sunday at Stadio Olimpico.
South Africa came up with a five-try performance as they thrashed Italy 6-35 at Stadio Euganeo on Saturday.
Nicholas Sanchez kicked 13 points as Argentina dominated the final quarter to register a 15-31 win over Italy at Stadio Artemio Franchi on Saturday.
Simone Ferrari scored his first international try as Italy started their autumn international campaign with a 19-10 victory over Fiji at Stadio Angelo Massimino on Saturday.