A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Scarlets, who play Munster next weekend, kept their hopes of a place in the RaboDirect Pro12 play-offs alive with a hard-fought victory over bottom side Aironi in Viadana yesterday.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
EDINBURGH continued their run of impressive form as they racked up seven tries against RaboDirect Pro12 basement side Aironi at Murrayfield.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2011
Italy coach Nick Mallett was in bullish form today ahead of his side’s World Cup clash with Ireland in Dunedin next Sunday.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2011
ITALY captain Sergio Parisse saw his side run in nine tries in yesterday’s win against Russia in Nelson — but has warned them that they must improve defensively.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2011
Mon, 21 Mar, 2011
Scotland were today aiming to avoid the RBS 6 Nations wooden spoon in their clash with Italy at Murrayfield.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2011
SAM WARBURTON believes Wales are turning around their RBS 6 Nations campaign after the “doom and gloom” of an opening day defeat against Grand Slam-chasing England.
Mon, 28 Feb, 2011
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
Italy coach Nick Mallett has made four changes to the side that lost their RBS 6 Nations opener against Ireland for Saturday’s game against England at Twickenham.
Thu, 10 Feb, 2011
Tue, 08 Feb, 2011
Italy coach Nick Mallett has handed Benetton Treviso’s Kristopher Burton the number 10 shirt for Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations opener against Ireland at Rome’s Flaminio Stadium.
Thu, 03 Feb, 2011
Nick Mallett embarks on his fourth RBS 6 Nations campaign as coach of Italy looking for continued progress from his players.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2011
BIARRITZ gained revenge over Aironi Rugby last night with a convincing Heineken Cup victory in their return Pool 4 match at Parc des Sports Aguilera.
Sat, 18 Dec, 2010
MARTIN JOHNSON admitted he was relieved to escape Rome with a victory after watching England battle to an unconvincing win against Nick Mallett’s Italy yesterday at the Stadio Flaminio.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2010
IT WAS the one area, they said, where Ireland were vulnerable against the Italians, the one area where Italy could make Ireland suffer.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2010
Ireland are beginning the defence of their RBS 6 Nations crown amid high expectations at Croke Park against wooden spoon favourites Italy.
Sat, 06 Feb, 2010
Italy coach Nick Mallett has made no changes to the squad that beat Samoa in November for Saturday´s RBS 6 Nations opener against Ireland at Croke Park.
Thu, 04 Feb, 2010
ITALY head coach Nick Mallett has named his 24-man squad ahead of the RBS 6 Nations opener against Ireland at Croke Park on Saturday.
Wed, 03 Feb, 2010
NEW ZEALAND coach Graham Henry claims uncertainty over scrum laws is ruining the game for spectators after watching his second-string side labour to victory over Italy at the San Siro on Saturday.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2009
SCOTLAND prop Allan Jacobsen faces four months on the sidelines after tests showed he will require shoulder surgery.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2009
Ireland are unchanged for Italy at the Stadio Flaminio as they sought to generate further momentum for their RBS 6 Nations title bid.
Sun, 15 Feb, 2009
Munster returned to the Millennium Stadium targeting a repeat of their greatest European day and a second Heineken Cup title in three seasons.
Sat, 24 May, 2008
LONDON IRISH coach Toby Booth felt his side squandered a golden opportunity to reach their first Heineken Cup final with Saturday’s 21-15 defeat by Toulouse.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2008
CARDIFF BLUES coach Dai Young believes Toulouse can go all the way to a fourth Heineken Cup title after his side were taken apart 41-17 at Le Stadium.
Mon, 07 Apr, 2008
FRANCE captain Lionel Nallet preferred to dwell on his team’s victory over Italy rather than the prospect of registering a heavy win against Wales next weekend to retain the RBS 6 Nations Championship title.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2008
WALES coach Warren Gatland insists Italy deserve to be treated with more respect — and he has been drumming home that message to his players all week.
Sat, 23 Feb, 2008
Italy coach Nick Mallett has been forced to make several changes to his team to face Wales in Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations Championship encounter in Cardiff.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2008
JONNY WILKINSON clocked up 1,000 points for England as he guided the World Cup finalists through a hazardous Italian job and revived their RBS Six Nations campaign.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2008
Italy coach Nick Mallett believes the Azzurri will have to significantly raise their game when they meet England in the RBS 6 Nations Championship this weekend.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2008
Italy coach Nick Mallett has put his faith in experience for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations opener with Ireland at Croke Park.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2008
LEICESTER captain Martin Corry admits his side’s Heineken Cup hopes are “out of their hands” after sinking to a 22-11 defeat in Toulouse.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2007
Scotland 18 Italy 16
Mon, 01 Oct, 2007
ITALY’S stuttering World Cup campaign showed no sign of improvement last night as they struggled to an unconvincing Pool C win over brave Portugal at the Parc des Princes.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2007
Alessandro Troncon will earn his 100th Test cap when he lines up for Italy against Portugal in the World Cup Pool C match at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2007
ITALY captain Marco Bortolami has admitted he feared the Azzurri might throw away their chance to make history in the RBS 6 Nations Championship against Scotland.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2007
Italy coach Pierre Berbizier will start Salvatore Perugini at prop instead of Andrea Lo Cicero for Saturday’s Six Nations Championship opener against France.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2007
STEPHEN JONES insists it is Wales’ players and not coach Scott Johnson who should be taking the brunt of the increasing criticism following last weekend’s lacklustre RBS 6 Nations Championship draw against Italy.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2006
FRANCE coach Bernard Laporte admitted yesterday that he was puzzled by the clearing of Italy prop Salvatore Perugini of a dangerous tackle on Christophe Dominici during last weekend’s Six Nations match.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2005
Ireland lock Paul O’Connell was a relieved man tonight after the Six Nations disciplinary committee left him free to play in Munster’s Heineken Cup quarter-final against Biarritz.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2005
Ireland second-rower Paul O’Connell has been cited for allegedly punching Wales lock Robert Sidoli during the RBS 6 Nations match in Cardiff on Saturday.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2005