Italy make changes for clash against Ireland

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea has made four changes to his squad for the upcoming Six Nations clash against Ireland at Stadio Olimpico on Saturday.
10 February 2017

Conor O'Shea's 'infectious optimism' can revitalise Italy - Danny Care

Conor O'Shea is "tailor-made" for the all-encompassing job of revitalising Italian rugby, according to Danny Care.
8 February 2017

Key points from Six Nations - Week 1

As the first week of Six Nations 2017 tournament kicked-off last weekend, we take a lot at five of the key points from the encounters.
8 February 2017

Italy sweat on Sergio Parisse's fitness ahead of Ireland clash

Italy will have a nervous wait on the fitness of their skipper Sergio Parisse ahead of the Six Nations encounter against Ireland on Saturday.
7 February 2017

Dominant second half performance seal 7-33 win for Wales over Italy

Three tries in the second half helped Wales turned the tide as they kicked-off their Six Nations campaign with a 7-33 win over Italy at Sadio Olimpico on Sunday.
6 February 2017

Italy stick to winning combination for Wales clash

In-form Exeter centre Michele Campagnaro has been named on the bench as Italy boss Conor O'Shea unveiled the line-up for the Six Nations opener against Wales on Sunday.
2 February 2017

Players struggling with injuries ahead of Six Nations 2017

As the Six Nations 2017 tournament is set to begin on 4th February, we take a look at the list of players, who are battling injuries.
1 February 2017

Faletau and Charteris to miss Wales' opening Six Nations fixture against Italy

Wales' upcoming Six Nations campaign have been dealt a major blow as back-row Taulupe Faletau and lock Luke Charteris have been ruled out of the opening game against Italy on Sunday.
31 January 2017

Players to look out for in Six Nations 2017

As the Six Nations 2017 tournament is set to kick-off from 4th February, we take a look at six of the players, who might excel for their respective teams.
26 January 2017

Italy appoint Brendan Venter as new defence coach

Former London Irish coach Brendan Venter has been appointed as the new defence coach of Italy until the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
24 January 2017

Tonga stun Italy with 17-19 win

Sonatane Takulua kicked a penalty in the final minute as Tonga registered their first victory over Italy since the 1999 World Cup on Saturday.
26 November 2016

Italy register maiden Test victory over South Africa

A spirited performance from Italy saw them register their maiden Test victory over South Africa with a 20-18 triumph at Stadio Artemio Franchi on Saturday.
19 November 2016

Italy edge Canada 20-18 in close encounter

Carlo Canna's penalty in the 72nd minute was the saviour for Italy as they managed to edge out Canada by 20-18 in their encounter at BMO Field.
27 June 2016

Japan and Italy face relegation from the U20s Championship

Georgia continued their impressive debut World Rugby U20 Championship campaign on Monday, beating Italy 18-17 and removing themselves from the forthcoming 11th place playoff.
22 June 2016

Italy register their first win under Conor O'Shea after edging USA

Italy under their newly appointed coach Conor O'Shea have managed to battle a hard-fought 24-20 victory over the United States of America in San Jose.
20 June 2016

World Rugby U20s Championship Match Day 3: Manchester City Academy Stadium

In the third round of the World Rugby U20 Championship at the Manchester City Academy Stadium, Ireland trounced Georgia while Scotland and South Africa managed victories against Italy and France respectively.
16 June 2016

World Rugby U20s World Championships Day 2: AJ Bell Stadium

Round Two of the 2016 World Rugby U20s at the AJ Bell Stadium followed a little more closely to the script than Round One writes Lewis Hughes, although a statement victory in the day’s final game from Argentina will have raised more than a few eyebrows around opposition camps.
13 June 2016

World Rugby U20s Championship Match Day 1: Manchester City Academy Stadium

On the opening day of the World Rugby U20 Championship there were thrills, spills and high drama writes Chris Heal as he looks back at the action from first round of games at the Manchester City Academy Stadium.
8 June 2016

World Rugby U20s: Pool B preview

Following on from our look at Pool A of the upcoming World Rugby U20 Championship yesterday, we now turn our attentions to the tournament’s humdinger of a group, Pool B.
6 June 2016

Should Italy withdraw from the PRO12

One of the worst kept secrets in rugby was finally let out into the open last month when Harlequins’ director of rugby Conor O’Shea was announced as the new Italy head coach.
8 April 2016