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Franco Smith has named a squad largely similar to the group selected for the autumn international window, with the addition of six…

Online Editors
Online Editors
25 Jan, 10:13

Wales-born Stephen Varney made appearances off the Italy bench in Nations Cup games against Scotland and France last month.

PA
PA
03 Dec, 13:23

Italy are on a horrible losing streak in the Six Nations and things won't get any easier with title-chasing England in Rome on Sat…

Online Editors
Online Editors
29 Oct, 13:05

Ireland began the Six Nations restart with a 50-17 win over Italy, but they will fear they have left title door open for England t…

Liam Heagney
Liam Heagney
24 Oct, 12:48

Matches haven't been played in the Guinness PRO14 since March 1 but it roars back into action with six games this weekend... here …

Online Editors
Online Editors
21 Aug, 8:31

Buoyed by their resilience in the 22-35 round two defeat to France in Paris, interim head coach Franco Smith has kept the faith wi…

Online Editors
Online Editors
20 Feb, 9:59

New Azzurri boss Franco Smith has opted not to make wholesale changes following last weekend 42-0 beating at Wales. 

Online Editors
Online Editors
07 Feb, 10:35

Interim Azzurri boss Franco Smith has pulled a surprise by including an uncapped lock who has featured in the local Italian league…

Online Editors
Online Editors
30 Jan, 9:30
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