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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

81'

This is dangerous for the defence as Tevita Manumua bursts through to advance the Romania attack.

75'
Conversion

Paolo Garbisi has kicked a conversion.

72'
Try

Toa Halafihi scores the try from close range.

71'

That's a great try assist by Alessandro Fusco.

71'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Ovidiu Cojocaru getting some game time.

70'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Florin Bardasu being replaced.

70'

Italy make a substitution with Federico Ruzza coming on.

70'

Italy make a substitution with Ange Capuozzo coming off.

70'

Romania make a substitution with Dragos Ser coming on.

69'

Romania make a substitution with Vlad Neculau coming off.

69'

A gap opened in the defence and Pietro Ceccarelli took full advantage.

66'
Conversion

The Italy supporters go wild as Paolo Garbisi successfully kicks the conversion.

65'
Try

Great hands by Italy leads to a try for Dino Lamb

65'

The defensive line has been broken as Dino Lamb goes through the gap.

65'

Michele Lamaro sets up the try.

65'

The defensive line has been broken as Juan Ignacio Brex goes through the gap.

63'

Italy sub Alessandro Fusco comes onto the field.

61'

Alessandro Garbisi departs for Italy.

61'

Italy sub Monty Ioane comes onto the field.

61'

Alessandro Fusco departs for Italy.

61'

Romania sub Florin Bardasu comes onto the field.

61'

Ovidiu Cojocaru departs for Romania.

61'

Lorenzo Cannone comes on for Italy.

59'

Sebastian Negri leaves the field.

59'

Ovidiu Cojocaru comes on for Romania.

57'

Florin Bardasu leaves the field.

57'

Florin Surugiu comes on for Romania.

56'

Jason Tomane leaves the field.

56'

What a run here by Dino Lamb as they get over the gainline!

56'

Tommaso Allan comes on for Italy.

55'

Luca Morisi leaves the field.

55'

Lorenzo Pani comes on for Italy.

55'

Paolo Odogwu leaves the field.

55'

Pietro Ceccarelli comes on for Italy.

55'

Simone Ferrari leaves the field.

55'

Paolo Garbisi has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

55'
Try

A penetrating move by Italy results in a try for Ange Capuozzo.

53'

What a run here by Ange Capuozzo as they get over the gainline!

53'

That's a great try assist by Toa Halafihi.

53'

What a run here by Ange Capuozzo as they get over the gainline!

52'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Hame Faiva getting some game time.

49'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Giacomo Nicotera being replaced.

49'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Florin Bardasu getting some game time.

49'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Ovidiu Cojocaru being replaced.

49'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Alessandro Fusco getting some game time.

48'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Monty Ioane being replaced.

48'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Cristi Boboc getting some game time.

45'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Damian Stratila being replaced.

45'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Alexandru Savin getting some game time.

45'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Iulian Hartig being replaced.

45'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Gabriel Pop getting some game time.

45'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Nicolas Onutu being replaced.

45'

Ange Capuozzo makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

44'
Yellow Card

Cristian Chirica (Romania) is shown a yellow card

44'
Conversion

Paolo Garbisi adds the two points for Italy.

43'
Try

Slick passing by Italy leads to a try for Juan Ignacio Brex.

43'

Paolo Garbisi played a key part in that try.

42'

Paolo Garbisi makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

Paolo Odogwu makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

Italy make a substitution with Federico Zani coming on.

40'

Italy make a substitution with Ivan Nemer coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

40'

The referee has had enough, awarding the penalty try to Romania.

38'
Yellow Card

Michele Lamaro (Italy) is shown a yellow card

38'

Fabulous play by Italy has led to Paolo Odogwu being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'

Gheorghe Gajion comes on for Romania.

33'

Alex Gordas leaves the field.

33'

Tudor Boldor comes on.

28'

Mihai Muresan comes off.

28'
Conversion

Paolo Garbisi makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

27'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Giacomo Nicotera scores from close range.

26'

Michele Lamaro played a key part in that try.

26'

Trouble here as Ange Capuozzo breaches the defence.

25'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Michele Lamaro getting some game time.

22'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Lorenzo Cannone being replaced.

22'

This is dangerous for the defence as Luca Morisi bursts through to advance the Italy attack.

22'

Paolo Garbisi curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

20'
Try

Ange Capuozzo goes on their own for a try.

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ange Capuozzo bursts through to advance the Italy attack.

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Alessandro Garbisi bursts through to advance the Italy attack.

17'
Conversion

Paolo Garbisi converts the try.

16'
Try

A series of passes by Italy results in a try for Alessandro Garbisi

15'

Spellbinding play by Luca Morisi is finished off with a try.

15'

A gap opened in the defence and Toa Halafihi took full advantage.

15'

A gap opened in the defence and Alessandro Garbisi took full advantage.

14'
Conversion

Paolo Garbisi converts the try.

12'
Try

A series of passes by Italy results in a try for Monty Ioane

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Monty Ioane took full advantage.

11'

Paolo Garbisi played a key part in that try.

11'

Italy sub Lorenzo Cannone comes onto the field.

10'

Michele Lamaro departs for Italy.

10'

A gap opened in the defence and Alin Conache took full advantage.

9'
Red Card

Adrian Motoc (Romania) is shown the red card

8'

A gap opened in the defence and Mihai Muresan took full advantage.

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Monty Ioane goes through the gap.

7'

Paolo Garbisi has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

6'
Try

Great hands by Italy leads to a try for Paolo Odogwu

5'

The defensive line has been broken as Paolo Odogwu goes through the gap.

5'

That's a great try assist by Paolo Garbisi.

5'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Italy v Romania

Internationals - Round 1
Sat 19th August 2023, 12:30pm EDT
Stadio Riviera delle Palme

Points Flow Chart

Italy win +50
Italy
Romania
Italy
Time in lead
Romania
77
Mins in lead
0
95%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
10%
Possession Last 10 min
90%
7
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Garbisi
57 - 7
72'
Halafihi
55 - 7
71'
Garbisi
50 - 7
65'
Lamb
48 - 7
65'
Capuozzo
43 - 7
53'
Chirica
44'
38 - 7
Garbisi
38 - 7
43'
Brex
36 - 7
43'
Half Time
Penalty Try
38'
31 - 7
Lamaro
31 - 0
38'
Garbisi
31 - 0
27'
Nicotera
29 - 0
26'
Capuozzo
24 - 0
19'
Garbisi
19 - 0
16'
Garbisi
17 - 0
15'
Garbisi
12 - 0
12'
Ioane
10 - 0
11'
Motoc
8'
5 - 0
Odogwu
5 - 0
5'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.7
12
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.1
6
Entries

Attack Profile

Italy
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Defence Profile

Italy
Romania
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
50%
39%
3-6 secs
39%
41%
6+ secs
7%
13%
72
Rucks Won
34

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