Italy demolish Russia in World Cup warm-up
Italy racked up the second-highest points tally in their history as they stormed to an 85-15 World Cup warm-up victory over Russia on Saturday.
Mattia Bellini and Edoardo Padovani touched down twice apiece, while Tommaso Allen kicked 12 points, including a conversion, after touching down himself early in the second half.
England Head Coach Eddie Jones said Wales was a brilliant World Cup warm-up after his side lost at the Principality Stadium. England suffered a 21-13 loss to Wales as both teams’ prepare for the Rugby World Cup that starts next month in Japan.
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