Sergio Parisse rugby player
Sergio Parisse rugby player

Sergio Parisse

18th Sep 1983 1.95m/112kg No. 8

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa v Italy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus says South Africa are suffering from "a few butterflies" as they prepare for a "do-or-die" Rugby World Cup showdown with Italy at Shizuoka Stadium on Friday.     The Springboks...

Rugby World Cup 2019 Preview: Italy v Canada

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only five players who started against Namibia remain for Italy's clash with Canada in Pool B on Thursday.       Italy's strength in depth will be tested when they face Canada in the...

Italy win their Rugby World Cup opener for the first time since 1991

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy won a Rugby World Cup opener for the first time since 1991 after triumphing in their Group B clash in Osaka.     Italy had plenty to celebrate as Sergio Parisse and his team opened...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Italy v Namibia

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy captain Sergio Parisse is appearing at a record-equalling fifth Rugby World Cup but insists he is not interested in personal goals.       Sergio Parisse will earn a share of...

Parisse to make history against Namibia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy coach Conor O'Shea has announced his team for the Pool B match against Namibia in Hanazono Rugby Stadium on Sunday, 22 September.   Italy have made nine changes to the starting XV who lost...

Selecting a RWC 2019 XV with just one player from a country

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup is just days away and we can look forward to seeing some of the greatest talents from around the world come together and compete.      Here's a combined...

Rugby World Cup: Pool B Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Apart from Pool C this is the most talked about group with the current World Champions involved and up against a South African side that in the last 18 months have managed to claw their way back in contention....

Weekend Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Will Miller signs for Brumbies   Brumbies have announced that Will Miller will join the club from the Waratahs having signed a 2-year contract with the club.    The backrower, who has...

Conor O'Shea announces his 31 man RWC squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Conor O'Shea has announced 31 players for the 2019 Rugby World Cup scheduled in Japan starting next September 20th.     Veteran Sergio Parisse, captain of Italy with 139 caps and...