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A quick look: Japan vs Italy

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy and Japan are set to clash in an epic internatioanl friendly over the weekend. The Italians are coming off an energising 36-14 victory against Tonga, having lost 33-35 to Samoa the previous week.  Meanwhile...

Italy claim joint highest position in World Rugby Men's Rankings

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the main winners and losers from a rankings perspective after a busy weekend of test matches around the globe. Italy have moved above Australia in the World Rugby Men's Rankings after...

Match Report | Italy 36-14 Tonga

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy posted an emphatic 36-14 win over Tonga in Nuku'alofa on Friday as the Azzurri bounced back from a shock defeat to Samoa on their Pacific tour.   Fly-half Paolo Garbisi helped seal the win...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Ireland can only return to top spot if they beat South Africa by more than 15 points...

Samoa produce comeback upset victory over Italy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The home side scored four tries to three in a successful start to the tenure of new coach Mahonri Schwalger and newly appointed captain Theo McFarland. Italy were favoured to win, coming off an encouraging...

Gallagher set to debut for Italy against Samoa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Italian Men’s Rugby National Team head coach Gonzalo Quesada, has announced the team that will face the hosts Samoa on Friday 5 July at 5pm local time (6am Italian time) in Apia in the first...

Italy name their side for the 2024 Summer Nations Series

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The technical staff of the Italian Men's National Rugby Team led by Gonzalo Quesada have announced the list of players called up for the meeting scheduled in L'Aquila set to take place from June 19th in...