Franco Smith has officially been appointed as Italy’s interim head coach for the upcoming Six Nations campaign in 2020 following Conor O’Shea’s resignation.
Conor O’Shea has officially brought his stint in charge of Italy to an end after Italian Rugby announced that he would vacate his role with immediate effect.
World Rugby have denied a claim from former England hooker Brian Moore that the All Blacks refused to have their final pool match against Italy postponed.
Italy captain Sergio Parisse has hit out at World Rugby over its decision to cancel the Azzurri’s tournament-defining match against the All Blacks on Saturday.
A look back at some of the biggest stories in the world of rugby over the past weekend. Catch up with the news here.
The SA Rugby magazine team rounds up what the rugby community shared on social media this past weekend.
Italian loosehead props Andrea Lovotti and Nicola Quaglio were handed a three-match suspension each for their involvement in a tip-tackle on Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen.
Italian loosehead props Andrea Lovotti and Nicola Quaglio will both be cited for their involvement in a tip-tackle on Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen.
SA Rugby magazine identifies some of the good, the bad and the ugly to take away from the Boks’ World Cup victory over Italy.
What NICK MALLETT had to say on SuperSport about the Springboks’ comfortable 49-3 victory over Italy in Shizuoka on Friday.