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# italy - Sunday 20 March, 2016

From The42 Here’s The42′s Six Nations Team of the Championship Top XV

Here’s The42′s Six Nations Team of the Championship

Scotland and the champions dominate our selection.

# italy - Saturday 19 March, 2016

From The42 VIDEO: Rampant Wales put 67 points on sorry Italy in Cardiff Dead Rubber

VIDEO: Rampant Wales put 67 points on sorry Italy in Cardiff

The visitors look like they’re over this tournament.

# italy - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Next stop Chelsea? Italy boss Conte will step down after Euro 2016

The manager of Ireland’s Group E opponents will leave his post after the tournament.

# italy - Saturday 12 March, 2016

From The42 Connacht’s five stars: ‘We didn’t say much at the end, just looked at each other and had a big smile’ The West's Awake

Connacht’s five stars: ‘We didn’t say much at the end, just looked at each other and had a big smile’

New cap Finlay Bealham made it a Connacht quintet helping Ireland to a 58 – 15 win over Italy.

Teenager among six people killed in avalanche in Italian Alps

Five Italians and one Austrian died.

From The42 ‘That’s why Joe picks me’: Satisfying series of cameos for all-action Fergus McFadden Ever Ready

‘That’s why Joe picks me’: Satisfying series of cameos for all-action Fergus McFadden

The Leinster man made his presence felt in four positions today.

From The42 Joe Schmidt glad to see Ireland open up Irevita

Joe Schmidt glad to see Ireland open up

The hosts won with some style this afternoon.

From The42 How we rated Ireland in today’s sun-kissed Italian cruise Out Of 10

How we rated Ireland in today’s sun-kissed Italian cruise

Who stood out for you?

From The42 Flickers of sunshine rugby as Ireland end winless run with nine-try demolition of Italy Veni Vidi Vici

Flickers of sunshine rugby as Ireland end winless run with nine-try demolition of Italy

Jamie Heaslip scored two tries as Ireland claimed their first win in five months.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations Championship Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations Championship

Ireland took on Italy, as both sides looked to put disappointing starts to their campaigns behind them.

# italy - Thursday 10 March, 2016

From The42 ‘Shit happens, you just have to get on with it’: Forward the only focus for McGrath Jacked Up

‘Shit happens, you just have to get on with it’: Forward the only focus for McGrath

When things go wrong, the prop just steels himself to get back on track.

From The42 Goal-kicking, versatility and running threats: Schmidt explains his bench calls Cover Guys

Goal-kicking, versatility and running threats: Schmidt explains his bench calls

The Kiwi will stick by his preference for versatile backs over specialists, but there is a different process behind his hooker selection.

From The42 Joe Schmidt: ‘We haven’t trained with Jared at 15′ Centre Of Attention

Joe Schmidt: ‘We haven’t trained with Jared at 15′

Simon Zebo was always the head coach’s front-runner to replace Rob Kearney.

From The42 Major blow for Italy as captain ruled out of Ireland clash Ruled Out

Major blow for Italy as captain ruled out of Ireland clash

Head coach Jacques Brunel has made four changes for the Dublin fixture.

# italy - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Italian scrum had a meltdown against Scotland, and Ireland can take advantage Sitting Duck

Analysis: Italian scrum had a meltdown against Scotland, and Ireland can take advantage

Lorenzo Cittadini is there for the taking after being tormented by the Scottish.

From The42 5 thorough Irish beat-downs on Italy to fill you with confidence this weekend Blue Sky Thinking

5 thorough Irish beat-downs on Italy to fill you with confidence this weekend

We’ve waited five months to see Ireland win. Here’s hoping the drought ends in style like this.

From The42 The42 Six Nations Show: Lynne Cantwell joins Murray Kinsella to discuss winning strategies T42SNS

The42 Six Nations Show: Lynne Cantwell joins Murray Kinsella to discuss winning strategies

Ireland’s most-capped women’s player also looks ahead to this weekend’s Six Nations showdown in Dublin.

# italy - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From The42 ‘Pissed off’ Payne putting injury frustration behind him Payne Barrier

‘Pissed off’ Payne putting injury frustration behind him

The Ulster back suffered a torn hamstring and quad after playing on with injury against France.

From The42 Cian Healy keeping focus on the future while protecting Ireland’s home record Home Comfort

Cian Healy keeping focus on the future while protecting Ireland’s home record

The prop will hope to feature in his first home Test in a year when Italy come to Dublin on Saturday.

From The42 Rob Kearney a doubt for Ireland’s clash with Italy as Payne moves into contention for fullback slot 15

Rob Kearney a doubt for Ireland’s clash with Italy as Payne moves into contention for fullback slot

A hamstring issue kept the Leinster man out of training today.

From The42 ‘I hope that his time is coming’ – Carolan backs Dillane’s work ethic Production Line

‘I hope that his time is coming’ – Carolan backs Dillane’s work ethic

Ireland U20s head coach Nigel Carolan oversaw a big win in England last time out.

# italy - Monday 7 March, 2016

From The42 Trimble and Ireland aim to show more than glimpses of abilities Dethroned

Trimble and Ireland aim to show more than glimpses of abilities

With pressure from all sides to perform against Italy, Ireland want to show they can tilt fine margins in their favour.

From The42 Tommy O’Donnell only absentee from 34-strong Ireland training Stinger

Tommy O’Donnell only absentee from 34-strong Ireland training

Jared Payne is fit and available to face Italy this weekend.

# italy - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From The42 Ireland driving players to work harder, smarter and recognise ‘lost causes’ Decisions

Ireland driving players to work harder, smarter and recognise ‘lost causes’

Skills coach Richie Murphy outlined some of the ‘fine margins’ that make big differences for Ireland’s defence.

# italy - Monday 29 February, 2016

From The42 Those scintillating Scots dominate our Six Nations Team of the Week Kilting The Lily This post contains videos

Those scintillating Scots dominate our Six Nations Team of the Week

Vern Cotter’s men are playing attractive rugby and had the added bonus of a win this weekend.

# italy - Saturday 27 February, 2016

From The42 Scotland show attacking cutting edge to burn off Italian threat Bella This post contains videos

Scotland show attacking cutting edge to burn off Italian threat

More of this please, rest of Six Nations!

# italy - Monday 15 February, 2016

From The42 ‘I wonder if we have the firepower in our backline to handle Ireland and Wales’ Caution

‘I wonder if we have the firepower in our backline to handle Ireland and Wales’

Jason Robinson isn’t getting carried away by England’s positive start to their Six Nations campaign.

# italy - Friday 12 February, 2016

From The42 Lawes, Vunipola and Youngs to start as England make three changes Italian Job

Lawes, Vunipola and Youngs to start as England make three changes

Eddie Jones feels he has selected the strongest possible line-up for England’s trip to Italy.

# italy - Friday 5 February, 2016

Police in manslaughter investigation after actor dies following hanging scene onstage

27-year-old actor Raphael Schumacher died late yesterday evening, five days after the tragic incident in Pisa, Italy.

# italy - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Latest news on Michael Schumacher is “not good” – former Ferrari boss

“I get news about him constantly, and unfortunately it’s not good.”

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo

He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.

From The42 Vakatawa and Danty among four debutants in exciting France XV for Italy Les Bleus

Vakatawa and Danty among four debutants in exciting France XV for Italy

Guy Novès hands out four debuts for France’s Six Nations opener.

# italy - Saturday 30 January, 2016

VIDEO: The bunker where on-the-run mobsters were finally found in Italy

Giuseppe Crea and Giuseppe Ferraro eluded capture for 10 years and 18 years respectively.

# italy - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Rome

Italy is the only major Western European country not to have enacted civil union legislation allowing same-sex couples to have their relationships acknowledged by law.

# italy - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates

A prominent gay rights group has branded the move ‘indecent’.

# italy - Monday 18 January, 2016

Italy chills out over growers of medical cannabis

But you still can’t grow it on your terrace.

# italy - Thursday 14 January, 2016

DNA from condom and cigarette lead to arrest of Senegalese man over Ashely Olsen murder

The American artist was found strangled and with skull fractures in her Italian apartment.

# italy - Sunday 10 January, 2016

‘Gentle, kind, beautiful’ American woman found dead with bruised neck in Italian apartment

Ashley Olsen was well known among the artistic Florence community.

# italy - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

This Italian porn star has offered to teach sex education in schools

This Italian porn star has offered to teach sex education in schools

Rocco Siffredi, known as the ‘Italian stallion’, said his industry has become a way to learn about sex for young people.

# italy - Thursday 10 December, 2015

From The42 Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2 Fingers Crossed

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2

It’s time to take a closer look at who Ireland could be pitted against in Saturday’s draw.