He's there! Damien Chouly scores France's second try. (Photo: Getty Images)

RBS Six Nations: France 23-21 Italy

Italy led for 45 minutes in all, but two long-range second-half penalties by Jules Plisson put France ahead in the last five minutes and when Italy set up a chance…

Italy

Has the Great Italian Experiment failed?

I have an admission. On Saturday afternoon I passed up the opportunity of watching my local club, Stade Francais, in the Champions Cup. I went Christmas shopping instead. Unpardonable? Perhaps,…

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…

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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…

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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…