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Italy announce squad for Rugby World Cup

7 monthes ago   |   By Planet Rugby

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea has announced his 31-man squad for their upcoming Rugby World Cup campaign, which kicks off on September 22.
Captained by Sergio Parisse, the Azzurri are pooled with New Zealand, South Africa, Namibia and Canada at the tournament hosted in Japan.
Parisse is joined by Maxime Mbanda', Sebastian Negri, Jake Polledri and Abraham Steyn as the back-row options with Dean Budd, Federico Ruzza, David Sisi and Alessandro Zanni the second-rows named.
Simone Ferrari, Andrea Lovotti, Tiziano Pasquali, Nicola Quaglio, Marco Riccioni, Federico Zani, Luca Bigi, Oliviero...
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