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Last month
August 2023
Italy name two new caps for Ireland clash while Garbisi returns at 10
Kieran Crowley has announced a strong matchday 23.
This year
Postcard from Rome: Irish fans flood into Eternal City for first time since 2019
Thousands of Irish supporters have made the trip to Italy.
Last year
Rory McIlroy rues a late night until eagle gets him flying in Italian Open
The four-time major winner was only a shot behind leader Matt Fitzpatrick after the first round of the Rome event.
All time
Italy beat Belgium to finish third in Nations League
A superb volley from Nicolo Barella and Domenico Berardi’s penalty were enough for the Azzurri to see off a weakened Belgium.
Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.
Double trouble as Lukaku and Martinez fire five-star Inter into Europa League final
Danilo D’Ambrosio was also on target in the 5-0 thrashing of Shakhtar Donetsk.
Episode 14 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring Paddy Agnew - is out now
Gavin Cooney is joined by the Italy-based author and journalist to discuss covering ‘Chippy’ Brady, the Vatican, the Troubles and much more in The42′s sportwriting podcast.
Schmidt's Ireland strive for attacking 'flow' as Sexton and Murray hit 50
Joe Schmidt’s side are confident that they’re close to truly clicking.
'Do they want me to stay on? Yes' - O'Shea not distracted by Italy speculation
French media have suggested the Irishman could be replaced after the World Cup this year.
O'Shea: 'That’s sport. That’s why I’ll never do any job in Ireland'
The Italy head coach remains realistic about what his side can achieve against the top teams.
With Parisse on board, Cronin expects only the best from Italy
Sean Cronin is confident the number 8 will play, and is expecting him to bring out a huge improvement in the Azzurri.
Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics
The 77-year-old former prime minister wasn’t in court today when the ban was announced.
Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election
Italy goes to the polls on Sunday and Monday but it’s still not clear who is most likely to emerge victorious.