Giovanni Pettinelli rugby player
Giovanni Pettinelli rugby player

Giovanni Pettinelli

13th Mar 1996 1.93m/108kg Openside Flanker

UPDATED: Manfredi replaces injured Bigi in Italy squad

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Kieran Crowley has called up hooker Marco Manfredi for the team's Rugby World Cup squad following Luca Bigi's injury. (changes to original announcement appear in bold)  Forwards   PropPietro...

UPDATED: Capuozzo moves to full-back - Italy name team to play Uruguay

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Kieran Crowley has named his matchday 23 to face Uruguay in Pool A at Stade de Nice on Wednesday, with four changes from the win against Namibia. Star outside back Ange Capuozzo moves...

RWC Round 3: Italy vs. Uruguay match preview

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six days after their heroic performance in Lille, when they pushed much-fancied France to the limit, Uruguay are back in action – this time against Italy in a match that has more than simply this...

Capuozzo moves to full-back - Italy name team to play Uruguay

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Kieran Crowley has named his matchday 23 to face Uruguay in Pool A at Stade de Nice on Wednesday, with four changes from the win against Namibia. Star outside back Ange Capuozzo moves...

Italy name side to face Japan on Saturday

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Crowley, coach of the Italian men's rugby team, has announced the team that will face Japan on Saturday 26 August at 18.30 at the Monigo stadium in Treviso, the fourth and last summer test...

Italy name Rugby World Cup squad which feature Riccioni and Varney

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Prop Marco Riccioni and scrumhalf Stephen Varney have both been included in Italy's 33-man squad for next month's World Cup, despite suffering injuries against Ireland in their recent warm-up game. Coach...

Preview: Scotland v Italy

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and Italy kick off Super Saturday with both sides looking to improve their position in the final standings of this year’s Championship. A win for Scotland would see them secure just a...

Six Nations: Townsend confident Scotland can cope without Russell and Hogg

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend is confident his side can cope without injured backs Finn Russell and Stuart Hogg against Italy this weekend.   Townsend's side welcome bottom team Italy to Murrayfield...

Italy name team to face Scotland

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Crowley has formalized the line-up that will face Scotland at Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday 18 March at 12.30 local time (13.30 Italian time) on the fifth and final day of sSix Nations 2023.   Four...

Preview: Italy v Wales

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Almost a year on from one of their most treasured Championship days, Italy welcome Wales looking to make it back-to-back wins in this fixture as Rome hosts the Round 4 opener. Edoardo Padovani’s...