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Kieran Crowley has announced 8 players are leaving Benetton Treviso, a list packed with experienced players including Dean Budd an…

Online Editors
16 Jun, 8:47

Dean Budd shed tears at Murrayfield when playing for Italy at the start of the 2019 Six Nations as it was the same day as his step…

Liam Heagney
21 Feb, 14:17

Playing for 2 countries at Test level has been outlawed for some time but Six Nations highlights how changing allegiance still hap…

Josh Raisey
26 Jan, 4:45

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
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
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
30 Jan, 9:30

Owen Franks and Matt Proctor have made winning starts to their Northampton Saints’ careers.

Campbell Burnes
17 Nov, 18:01

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen hailed his returning international contingent after their 33-19 bonus point victory over Benetton R…

Online Editors
16 Nov, 15:28

The Irish province got their latest Champions Cup campaign up and running against an easy on the eye Benetton on a day of mixed em…

Liam Heagney
16 Nov, 14:09

There was no World Cup hangover for one of Ireland's starters in their quarter-final hammering by New Zealand as he put Benetton t…

Online Editors
16 Nov, 12:58

With the Springboks up next, Conor O'Shea will be pleased that a much-changed Italian line-up still proved far too strong for an o…

Online Editors
26 Sep, 6:35

Fresh from their opening win over Namibia, Italy have decided to change 10 of their starting line-up for their next match against …

Online Editors
25 Sep, 9:58

Follow all the action from the World Cup warm-up match on the RugbyPass live blog as England host Italy at St James’ Park in New…

06 Sep, 13:10

Having been beaten by France in Paris in their last outing, Conor O'Shea has reshuffled his Italy team to face England in Newcastl…

Online Editors
04 Sep, 13:27

Conor O'Shea has named his 31-man Italy Rugby World Cup squad for Japan - and there are some significant casualties.

Ian Cameron
18 Aug, 7:40

With the World Cup set to provide plenty of opportunities for youngsters to break through, RugbyPass takes a look at some potentia…

Alex Shaw
15 Aug, 14:50