Kris Burton

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor In a nutshell France gained revenge over Italy after last year’s humbling 22-21 defeat in Rome, romping to a four-try, 30-12 win. The scoreline…

Italy head coach Jacques Brunel named today Italy’s 30-man squad ahead of RBS 6 Nations’ 2012 first two rounds. Italy will face France in the Championship opener in Paris-Stade de…

You never know what to expect when the Barbarians come to town – but this weekend’s Killik Cup clash against Australia at Twickenham contains more uncertainties than usual, writes Alan…

Italy get bonus point win – Italy 27 USA 10

First-half tries from Sergio Parisse, Luciano Orquera and Martin Castrogiovanni propelled Italy on their way to a 27-10 victory in their Pool C match with USA at Trafalgar Park on…

Italy 53 Russia 17 – match report

Two tries apiece for Tommaso Benvenuti and Giulio Toniolatti plus a towering performance from Sergio Parisse saw Italy notch a resounding 53-17 win over Russia on Tuesday. The Azzurri secured…

Nsa Harrison

By Beth Ashton THE LIGNANO International Super Beach 5s in July saw teams from around the world competing to be crowned beach champions. England’s representatives the Flair Bears crashed out…