Italy

Blue wall: Maxime Machenaud tries to find his way past the Italian defence

Six Nations: France 30-10 Italy

France remain unbeaten and travel to Cardiff in a fortnight looking for a third straight win. Little was expected after a turgid first-half affair, with kickers from both sides, Jean-Marc…

Crowd pleaser: Plisson is congratulated for the victory over England

Six Nations: Saint-Andre picks youth for Italy clash

What has happened to Philippe Saint-Andre? The once arch-conservative coach has sprung another surprise by handing 23-year-old Stade Francais Hugo Bonneval his first cap on the wing against Italy on…

Unstable platform: The scrum is under pressure

Wales: Five things we learned v Italy

Wales secured their opening win of the 2014 Six Nations with a 23-15 win over Italy. For Wales, this was an uncomfortably competitive fixture, with Italy deservedly gaining near parity…