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#Italy

# italy - Monday 1 March, 2021

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome
# Skipper
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# Skipper

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome

Updated Mon 8:03 AM 19,541 Views 30 Comments

‘His performance was excellent but it’s more than that.’

Beirne on his man of match award: 'I said to Will, they thought I was you'
# Late Bloomer
From The42
# Late Bloomer

Beirne on his man of match award: 'I said to Will, they thought I was you'

Mon 6:30 AM 9,680 Views 7 Comments

The Munster player has graduated from the bench to become a key player on Andy Farrell’s Ireland side.

# italy - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Keenan's try the pick of the bunch but Ireland's turnover attack is still flat
# Clinical
From The42
# Clinical

Keenan's try the pick of the bunch but Ireland's turnover attack is still flat

Sun 8:30 PM 4,468 Views 5 Comments

Attack coach Mike Catt will be pleased with Ireland’s efforts from lineout platforms.

Connors takes his chance in Rome to push for Ireland start against Scotland
# STANDOUT
From The42
# STANDOUT

Connors takes his chance in Rome to push for Ireland start against Scotland

Sun 11:45 AM 9,920 Views 30 Comments

The 24-year-old openside was among the best performers in a six-try win for Andy Farrell’s side.

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations
# Ruins Of Rome
From The42
# Ruins Of Rome

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations

Sun 7:00 AM 43,257 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s 48-10 victory yesterday was impressive but context is needed – Italy are a very poor side.

# italy - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'In seven to eight years this team will be competitive with everyone'
# Forecast
From The42
# Forecast

'In seven to eight years this team will be competitive with everyone'

Feb 27th 2021, 9:56 PM 12,737 Views 4 Comments

Italy head coach Franco Smith was speaking after their Six Nations defeat to Ireland today.

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby
# Worth The Wait
From The42
# Worth The Wait

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby

Feb 27th 2021, 6:45 PM 10,698 Views 31 Comments

The 21-year-old scrum-half was made to wait over 140 minutes as a replacement before winning his first cap.

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead
# Work To Do
From The42
# Work To Do

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead

Feb 27th 2021, 6:35 PM 5,412 Views 9 Comments

After a six-try win in Rome, Ireland now look towards a visit to Edinburgh.

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy

Feb 27th 2021, 5:15 PM 28,829 Views 54 Comments

Will Connors scored a brace for Ireland as Craig Casey and Ryan Baird made their Test debuts.

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

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Championship

Feb 27th 2021, 1:14 PM 52,935 Views 22 Comments

Ireland tok on Italy this afternoon in Rome in round three of this year’s Six Nations.

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy

Feb 27th 2021, 8:36 AM 22,544 Views 13 Comments

The story of Ireland’s hat-trick of Italian humiliations in the mid-90s is one of farce and bad planning.

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
From The42
# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

Feb 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,982 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

# italy - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Farrell aiming to gain momentum as he picks strong Ireland team for Italy
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Farrell aiming to gain momentum as he picks strong Ireland team for Italy

Feb 25th 2021, 6:00 PM 9,223 Views 22 Comments

There are seven changes to the starting XV while Ryan Baird and Craig Casey should debut off the bench.

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes

Feb 25th 2021, 11:16 AM 34,244 Views 72 Comments

Tadhg Furlong will make his first Test start in a year against Italy on Saturday.

# italy - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Ireland players pragmatic as they chase the space in attack
# Picture Perfect
From The42
# Picture Perfect

Ireland players pragmatic as they chase the space in attack

Feb 23rd 2021, 4:55 PM 6,477 Views 18 Comments

‘The hard part in international rugby is creating the chances and we’ve done that.’

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?
# Lifting Lockdown
# Lifting Lockdown

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 50,708 Views 70 Comments

Let’s take a look.

# italy - Monday 22 February, 2021

Ireland attack coach Catt believes 'the way we're going is the right way'
# Decisions
From The42
# Decisions

Ireland attack coach Catt believes 'the way we're going is the right way'

Feb 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 17,690 Views 37 Comments

The Irish attacking effort against France two weekends ago was underwhelming.

Italian ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo killed in gun attack
# Luca Attanasio
# Luca Attanasio

Italian ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo killed in gun attack

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:59 PM 18,877 Views 9 Comments

Luca Attanasio died after a World Food Programme convoy came under attack.

# italy - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Italy marks one year since country's first death from Covid-19
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Italy marks one year since country's first death from Covid-19

Feb 21st 2021, 3:40 PM 20,467 Views 11 Comments

Italy’s first known fatality from Covid-19 was a 77-year-old man from Vo.

# italy - Friday 19 February, 2021

'These are guys we've all earmarked but we've got to make sure they're ready'
# Young Guns
From The42
# Young Guns

'These are guys we've all earmarked but we've got to make sure they're ready'

Feb 19th 2021, 7:45 AM 15,070 Views 73 Comments

Ireland boss Andy Farrell said he can’t rush promising young players into Test rugby.

Farrell needs Ireland's attack to get firing for 'dangerous' Italy trip
# Concerns
From The42
# Concerns

Farrell needs Ireland's attack to get firing for 'dangerous' Italy trip

Feb 19th 2021, 6:15 AM 3,522 Views 11 Comments

After a blunt performance against France, the Mike Catt-coached Ireland attack needs to improve.

# italy - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

With pressure on, Farrell seems unlikely to go for great experimentation in Italy
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

With pressure on, Farrell seems unlikely to go for great experimentation in Italy

Feb 16th 2021, 7:30 PM 8,615 Views 33 Comments

Ireland must now fight to turn their Six Nations campaign around after two defeats.

'Ireland need to de-structure the game a little bit, play at a huge tempo'
# Future View
From The42
# Future View

'Ireland need to de-structure the game a little bit, play at a huge tempo'

Feb 16th 2021, 3:46 PM 9,985 Views 11 Comments

This week’s edition of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra involved plenty of discussion of Ireland’s attack.

Ireland name 24-man squad for training camp as Farrell releases 12 players
# Back On The Horse
From The42
# Back On The Horse

Ireland name 24-man squad for training camp as Farrell releases 12 players

Feb 16th 2021, 10:49 AM 20,998 Views 40 Comments

The likes of Bundee Aki will get game time this weekend in the Guinness Pro14.

# italy - Saturday 13 February, 2021

England kick-start Six Nations defence with bonus-point win against Italy
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

England kick-start Six Nations defence with bonus-point win against Italy

Feb 13th 2021, 4:19 PM 8,182 Views 22 Comments

Eddie Jones’ men had too much for an Italian side that showed promise at Twickenham.

Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister
# Top Job
# Top Job

Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister

Feb 13th 2021, 2:10 PM 9,162 Views 6 Comments

The veteran politician formerly held the top job at the European Central Bank.

# italy - Friday 12 February, 2021

Mario Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy’s new government
# Italy
# Italy

Mario Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy’s new government

Feb 12th 2021, 8:06 PM 8,549 Views 5 Comments

Draghi has also submitted the names of his Cabinet members to President Sergio Mattarella, who has the job of naming them.

# italy - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Dupont shines as France open campaign with easy win over Italy
# French Evolution
From The42
# French Evolution

Dupont shines as France open campaign with easy win over Italy

Feb 6th 2021, 4:04 PM 8,480 Views 20 Comments

Les Bleus open up the championship with a seven try victory over Italy in Rome.

# italy - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Italy turns to 'Super Mario' Draghi to solve political turmoil and form government
# Wily Veteran
# Wily Veteran

Italy turns to 'Super Mario' Draghi to solve political turmoil and form government

Feb 3rd 2021, 2:07 PM 9,275 Views 10 Comments

Draghi will lead a non-political government as Italy still reels from the Covid-19 crisis.

# italy - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Italian president seeks non-political government to lead
# Italy
# Italy

Italian president seeks non-political government to lead

Feb 2nd 2021, 10:30 PM 13,002 Views 12 Comments

Negotiations today failed to revive the collapsed coalition government.

Ronaldo double gives Juventus Cup edge over Inter
# Coppa Italia
From The42
# Coppa Italia

Ronaldo double gives Juventus Cup edge over Inter

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:59 PM 6,512 Views 2 Comments

A 2-1 win for Juventus at the San Siro tonight.

# italy - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?
# Prime Minister
# Prime Minister

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?

Jan 26th 2021, 12:57 PM 13,613 Views 9 Comments

Conte will remain as a caretaker Prime Minister and will try to form a new government.

# italy - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old girl
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old girl

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:47 PM 46,476 Views 16 Comments

Medical experts have warned about the danger of a challenge being taken up by some young people.

# italy - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Biggest Italian mafia trial in 30 years begins
# Italy
# Italy

Biggest Italian mafia trial in 30 years begins

Jan 13th 2021, 3:33 PM 26,301 Views 0 Comments

More than 350 people will face the judge.

# italy - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Former Ireland out-half Ian Keatley leaves Pro14 club Benetton
# Departure
From The42
# Departure

Former Ireland out-half Ian Keatley leaves Pro14 club Benetton

Jan 12th 2021, 12:04 PM 15,637 Views 21 Comments

The 33-year-old playmaker is unlikely to be without a contract for long.

# italy - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Italy to go into strict lockdown over Christmas, New Year
# Tighter Restrictions
# Tighter Restrictions

Italy to go into strict lockdown over Christmas, New Year

Dec 19th 2020, 11:41 AM 23,962 Views 21 Comments

Under the new measures, shops, bars and restaurants will be closed.

# italy - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act

Dec 12th 2020, 1:38 PM 34,631 Views 8 Comments

The country reported a record-high 993 deaths in one day earlier this week.

# italy - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Italian World Cup winner Paolo Rossi dies aged 64
# RIP
# RIP

Italian World Cup winner Paolo Rossi dies aged 64

Dec 10th 2020, 7:21 AM 44,184 Views 21 Comments

The 64-year-old was the star of the 1982 World Cup in Spain.

# italy - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Venice square under water as complex dam system fails to activate
# Acqua Alta
# Acqua Alta

Venice square under water as complex dam system fails to activate

Dec 8th 2020, 9:49 PM 51,154 Views 13 Comments

St Mark’s Square was drowned by water after a flood defense system failed.

# italy - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Wales conclude Autumn Nations Cup with stuttering win over Italy
# On The Slide
From The42
# On The Slide

Wales conclude Autumn Nations Cup with stuttering win over Italy

Dec 5th 2020, 7:56 PM 8,005 Views 3 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s team finished fifth in the tournament but their only wins in 2020 have come against Italy and Georgia.

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