Alessandro Zanni

World Cup 2015: Italy 32-22 Romania

Italy romped to a four-try bonus point victory at a boisterous Sandy Park on the final day of the Pool stages. Tries in the first-half by Sarto, Gori and Allan…

Sergio Parisse

Parisse out of Italy World Cup finale

One of the biggest disappointments of the World Cup will be that Italy star Sergio Parisse managed just 64 minutes during the Azzurri’s Pool D campaign. It’s no coincidence that…


World Cup Highlights: Italy 23-18 Canada

Italy picked up their first win of the tournament after a close encounter with Canada at Elland Road – Watch the official World Cup highlights here. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click…

Mauro Bergamasco could be the second player in history to appear at five separate Rugby World Cup tournaments. Here he is in action against Portugal at the 2007 tournament

Mauro Bergamasco on the cusp of equalling RWC record

Italian veteran flanker Mauro Bergamasco could be set to equal the record of appearing at five separate Rugby World Cup tournaments tomorrow if he comes off the bench against Canada. Since…


World Cup Highlights: France 32-10 Italy

France opened their tournament account with a victory over Italy at Twickenham – Watch official World Cup highlights here. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.

Johnny Sexton

Pro 12 transfers 2015-16: Comings and goings

In a game of inches, sides with an established foundation of pragmatism usually emerge clutching the etched handles of oversized silverware. For once it was a debonair attitude to open…

Magic moment: England's Stuart Lancaster (left) and Graham Rowntree celebrate. Photo Getty Images

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Putting the boot in England led 18-16 in Cardiff as the last two minutes of their RBS Six Nations clash with Wales began. Despite England’s second-half dominance, the…