The Azzurri have named their training squad ahead of the Six Nations

Italy Six Nations Squad 2023

Italy Six Nations Squad 2023

This is the training squad selected for a January camp in Verona, ahead of the Six Nations.

Props
Pietro CECCARELLI (Brive, 24 caps)
Simone FERRARI (Benetton Rugby, 40 caps)
Danilo FISCHETTI (London Irish, 25 caps)
Matteo NOCERA (Zebre Parma, newcomer)
Marco RICCIONI (Saracens Rugby, 17 caps)
Luca RIZZOLI (Zebre Parma, newcomer)
Mirco SPANISH (Petrarca Rugby, newcomer)
Federico ZANI (Benetton Rugby, 16 caps)
Hookers
Luca BIGI (Zebre Parma 42 caps)
Marco MANFREDI (Zebre Parma, newcomer)
Giacomo NICOTERA (Benetton Rugby, 7 caps)
Second lines
Niccolò CANNONE (Benetton Rugby, 25 caps)
Marco FUSER (Massy, ​​41 caps)
Federico RUZZA (Benetton Rugby, 36 caps)
Andrea ZAMBONIN (Zebre Parma, 2 caps)
Third Lines
Lorenzo CANNONE (Benetton Rugby, 3 caps)
Michele LAMARO (Benetton Rugby, 21 caps) – captain
Sebastian NEGRI (Benetton Rugby, 40 caps)
Giovanni PETTINELLI (Benetton Rugby, 8 caps)
Jake POLLEDRI (Gloucester Rugby, 19 caps)
Manuel ZULIANI (Benetton Rugby, 6 caps)
Scrum-halves
Alessandro FUSCO (Zebre Parma, 5 caps)
Alessandro GARBISI (Benetton Rugby, 3 caps)
Stephen Varney (Gloucester Rugby, 15 caps)
Fly-halves
Tommaso ALLAN (Harlequins, 66 caps)
Giacomo DA RE (Benetton Rugby, 1 cap)
Centres
Juan Ignacio BREX (Benetton Rugby, 18 caps)
Enrico LUCCHIN (Zebre Parma, 1 cap)
Tommaso MENONCELLO (Benetton Rugby, 6 caps)
Luca MORISI (London Irish, 39 caps)
Back-three
Pierre BRUNO (Zebre Parma, 7 caps)
Ange CAPUOZZO (Stade Toulousain, 7 caps)
Matteo MINOZZI (Benetton Rugby, 24 caps)
Edoardo PADOVANI (Benetton Rugby, 40 caps)

Athletes not considered due to injury: Paolo Garbisi (Montpellier), Toa Halafihi (Benetton Rugby), Gianmarco Lucchesi (Benetton Rugby), Leonardo Marin (Benetton Rugby), David Sisi (Zebre Parma)

Unavailable: Montanna Ioane (Melbourne Rebels)

Italy Six Nations Fixtures 2023

Round 1

Sun 5 February, Italy v France (3pm)

Round 2

Sun 12 February, England v Italy (3pm)

Round 3

Sat 25 February, Italy v Ireland (2.15pm)

Round 4

Sat 11 March, Italy v Wales (2.15pm)

Round 5

Sat 18 March, Scotland v Italy (12.30pm)

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