Italy is a developing rugby nation. The Azzurri are improving with each international competition they enter.
Benetton Treviso loose forward Manoa Vosawai has been given a one-week ban after having accumulated three yellow cards in the Pro12 this season.
Last season's Six Nations breakthrough star Fabio Semenzato will get his first start for Italy in this season's competition in place of the injured Edorado Gori against Wales at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
Fabio Semenzato will get his first start in this season's Six Nations when Italy face favourites Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
Italy are hoping to put in a much improved performance in Cardiff this weekend as they face Six Nations favourites Wales at the Millennium Stadium.
Six Nations side Italy will visit the United States for a June 23 match against the Eagles to be played at Houston.
Mirco Bergamasco has sprung to the defence of under-fire Italy kickers Kris Burton and Tobias Botes claiming the pair have been unfairly criticised.
Wales captain Sam Warburton will miss the Six Nations match against Italy through injury and will be replaced as skipper by Gethin Jenkins for the match at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
Nick De Luca comes into the Scotland side in the only change to Andy Robinson's team for the RBS 6 Nations clash against Ireland on Saturday.
Wales captain Sam Warburton will miss his second game of this season's RBS 6 Nations Championship against Italy on Saturday.
Wales assistant Rob Howley expects Italy to provide his side with a stern test in Saturday's Six Nations clash at the Millennium Stadium.
Australian-born lock Joshua Furno was called-up by Italy coach Jacques Brunel on Saturday, as a replacement for his Aironi clubmate Carlo del Fava for the remaining Six Nations games against Wales and Scotland.
Italy coach Jacques Brunel has recalled prop Martin Castrogiovanni, one of four changes to his squad for the remaining Six Nations games against Wales and Scotland.
Paul O'Connell believes Ireland's chances of triumphing in Paris next weekend have improved following the 6 Nations victory over Italy.
Tommy Bowe led the assault as Ireland thrust themselves back into 6 Nations title contention with a comprehensive 42-10 home win over Italy.
Rory Best admits Ireland's record at the Aviva Stadium is unacceptable as they seek to avoid a fourth successive defeat on home soil.
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