Matteo Nocera rugby player
Matteo Nocera rugby player

Matteo Nocera

16th Jan 1999 1.94m/128kg Tighthead Prop

Matteo Nocera, born on January 16, 1999, is an Italian professional rugby union player who primarily plays as a prop for Zebre Parma in the United Rugby Championship.

Nocera was under contract with Fiamme Oro and was named as a Permit Player for Zebre in the 2019-20 Pro14 season, allowing him to represent the club while remaining under contract with Fiamme Oro.

He has also been involved in the Italian Under 20 squad, being named in the team in both 2018 and 2019. This showcases his participation and development at the youth level of Italian rugby.

On May 26, Nocera received a call-up to the Italy A squad for their tour in South Africa during the 2022 mid-year rugby union tests. He was part of the team that played against Namibia and the Currie Cup XV team during the tour.

These experiences at both the club and national level highlight Nocera's progression and involvement in Italian rugby.



image (10) Zebre Parma
Tighthead Prop
2019 - present
Italy Italy U20's
Loosehead Prop
2018 - 2019
Italy Italy
Tighthead Prop
2021 - 2024