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#Italy

# italy - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

With pressure on, Farrell seems unlikely to go for great experimentation in Italy
# Selection
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# Selection

With pressure on, Farrell seems unlikely to go for great experimentation in Italy

Feb 16th 2021, 7:30 PM 8,639 Views 33 Comments

Ireland must now fight to turn their Six Nations campaign around after two defeats.

'Ireland need to de-structure the game a little bit, play at a huge tempo'
# Future View
From The42
# Future View

'Ireland need to de-structure the game a little bit, play at a huge tempo'

Feb 16th 2021, 3:46 PM 10,011 Views 11 Comments

This week’s edition of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra involved plenty of discussion of Ireland’s attack.

Ireland name 24-man squad for training camp as Farrell releases 12 players
# Back On The Horse
From The42
# Back On The Horse

Ireland name 24-man squad for training camp as Farrell releases 12 players

Feb 16th 2021, 10:49 AM 21,032 Views 41 Comments

The likes of Bundee Aki will get game time this weekend in the Guinness Pro14.

# italy - Saturday 13 February, 2021

England kick-start Six Nations defence with bonus-point win against Italy
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

England kick-start Six Nations defence with bonus-point win against Italy

Feb 13th 2021, 4:19 PM 8,189 Views 22 Comments

Eddie Jones’ men had too much for an Italian side that showed promise at Twickenham.

Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister
# Top Job
# Top Job

Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister

Feb 13th 2021, 2:10 PM 9,167 Views 6 Comments

The veteran politician formerly held the top job at the European Central Bank.

# italy - Friday 12 February, 2021

Mario Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy’s new government
# Italy
# Italy

Mario Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy’s new government

Feb 12th 2021, 8:06 PM 8,553 Views 5 Comments

Draghi has also submitted the names of his Cabinet members to President Sergio Mattarella, who has the job of naming them.

# italy - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Dupont shines as France open campaign with easy win over Italy
# French Evolution
From The42
# French Evolution

Dupont shines as France open campaign with easy win over Italy

Feb 6th 2021, 4:04 PM 8,488 Views 20 Comments

Les Bleus open up the championship with a seven try victory over Italy in Rome.

# italy - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Italy turns to 'Super Mario' Draghi to solve political turmoil and form government
# Wily Veteran
# Wily Veteran

Italy turns to 'Super Mario' Draghi to solve political turmoil and form government

Feb 3rd 2021, 2:07 PM 9,283 Views 10 Comments

Draghi will lead a non-political government as Italy still reels from the Covid-19 crisis.

# italy - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Italian president seeks non-political government to lead
# Italy
# Italy

Italian president seeks non-political government to lead

Feb 2nd 2021, 10:30 PM 13,011 Views 12 Comments

Negotiations today failed to revive the collapsed coalition government.

Ronaldo double gives Juventus Cup edge over Inter
# Coppa Italia
From The42
# Coppa Italia

Ronaldo double gives Juventus Cup edge over Inter

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:59 PM 6,519 Views 2 Comments

A 2-1 win for Juventus at the San Siro tonight.

# italy - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?
# Prime Minister
# Prime Minister

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?

Jan 26th 2021, 12:57 PM 13,631 Views 9 Comments

Conte will remain as a caretaker Prime Minister and will try to form a new government.

# italy - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old girl
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old girl

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:47 PM 46,676 Views 16 Comments

Medical experts have warned about the danger of a challenge being taken up by some young people.

# italy - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Biggest Italian mafia trial in 30 years begins
# Italy
# Italy

Biggest Italian mafia trial in 30 years begins

Jan 13th 2021, 3:33 PM 26,325 Views 0 Comments

More than 350 people will face the judge.

# italy - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Former Ireland out-half Ian Keatley leaves Pro14 club Benetton
# Departure
From The42
# Departure

Former Ireland out-half Ian Keatley leaves Pro14 club Benetton

Jan 12th 2021, 12:04 PM 15,678 Views 21 Comments

The 33-year-old playmaker is unlikely to be without a contract for long.

# italy - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Italy to go into strict lockdown over Christmas, New Year
# Tighter Restrictions
# Tighter Restrictions

Italy to go into strict lockdown over Christmas, New Year

Dec 19th 2020, 11:41 AM 23,968 Views 21 Comments

Under the new measures, shops, bars and restaurants will be closed.

# italy - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act

Dec 12th 2020, 1:38 PM 34,646 Views 8 Comments

The country reported a record-high 993 deaths in one day earlier this week.

# italy - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Italian World Cup winner Paolo Rossi dies aged 64
# RIP
# RIP

Italian World Cup winner Paolo Rossi dies aged 64

Dec 10th 2020, 7:21 AM 44,231 Views 21 Comments

The 64-year-old was the star of the 1982 World Cup in Spain.

# italy - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Venice square under water as complex dam system fails to activate
# Acqua Alta
# Acqua Alta

Venice square under water as complex dam system fails to activate

Dec 8th 2020, 9:49 PM 51,180 Views 13 Comments

St Mark’s Square was drowned by water after a flood defense system failed.

# italy - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Wales conclude Autumn Nations Cup with stuttering win over Italy
# On The Slide
From The42
# On The Slide

Wales conclude Autumn Nations Cup with stuttering win over Italy

Dec 5th 2020, 7:56 PM 8,009 Views 3 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s team finished fifth in the tournament but their only wins in 2020 have come against Italy and Georgia.

# italy - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Autumn Nations Cup between Italy and Fiji cancelled after 29 Covid cases
# Match Off
From The42
# Match Off

Autumn Nations Cup between Italy and Fiji cancelled after 29 Covid cases

Nov 17th 2020, 8:39 PM 9,509 Views 6 Comments

The cases were recorded in the Fijian camp.

# italy - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Scotland make it four wins in-a-row with hard-fought victory against Italy
# Autumn Nations Cup
From The42
# Autumn Nations Cup

Scotland make it four wins in-a-row with hard-fought victory against Italy

Nov 14th 2020, 2:53 PM 7,778 Views 2 Comments

Franco Smith’s men will be gutted to have come up short of a win over the Scots in Florence.

# italy - Friday 13 November, 2020

Medics treating patients in their cars as hospitals becoming overwhelmed in Italian city of Naples
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Medics treating patients in their cars as hospitals becoming overwhelmed in Italian city of Naples

Nov 13th 2020, 10:44 PM 40,926 Views 50 Comments

“We have almost no more beds available,” Rodolfo Punzi, head of the hospital’s infectious disease department said.

# italy - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Coronavirus: UK becomes the first country in Europe to surpass 50,000 deaths
# Covid Death Toll
# Covid Death Toll

Coronavirus: UK becomes the first country in Europe to surpass 50,000 deaths

Nov 11th 2020, 5:55 PM 36,189 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, Italy has recorded 1 million cases of Covid-19 since the pandemic began.

# italy - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Italy imposes national curfew and locks down 'red zones'
# Curfew
# Curfew

Italy imposes national curfew and locks down 'red zones'

Nov 4th 2020, 9:17 PM 30,956 Views 17 Comments

Italy was the first European country hit by coronavirus.

# italy - Sunday 1 November, 2020

England secure Grand Slam after hammering Italy in Women’s Six Nations finale
# Red Roses
From The42
# Red Roses

England secure Grand Slam after hammering Italy in Women’s Six Nations finale

Nov 1st 2020, 11:13 PM 5,465 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ Ireland are awaiting news on their final clash against France, which is due to be rescheduled.

# italy - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Here's what Ireland need to win the Six Nations after England's victory in Rome
# Permutations
From The42
# Permutations

Here's what Ireland need to win the Six Nations after England's victory in Rome

Oct 31st 2020, 6:53 PM 16,850 Views 7 Comments

Eddie Jones’ men scored five tries but didn’t have it all their own way.

# italy - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run

Oct 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 22,066 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland scrum-half hit the ground running despite an eight-month gap between competitive fixtures.

# italy - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Analysis: 80 seconds that show how good Ireland Women's attack can be
# Team Try
From The42
# Team Try

Analysis: 80 seconds that show how good Ireland Women's attack can be

Oct 27th 2020, 7:45 PM 4,875 Views 0 Comments

Every single player had a role in Claire Molloy’s try just before half-time against Italy.

# italy - Monday 26 October, 2020

'That's what Ireland need, multiple first receivers and an unpredictability'
# Playmakers
From The42
# Playmakers

'That's what Ireland need, multiple first receivers and an unpredictability'

Oct 26th 2020, 4:03 PM 39,142 Views 11 Comments

Ireland’s attack came in for praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

'I kept trucking away. I knew my time would come if I just kept at it'
# Porridge
From The42
# Porridge

'I kept trucking away. I knew my time would come if I just kept at it'

Oct 26th 2020, 8:00 AM 36,681 Views 5 Comments

24-year-old Will Connors was man of the match on his Ireland debut against Italy.

Farrell seems likely to stick with settled Ireland team for trip to Paris
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Farrell seems likely to stick with settled Ireland team for trip to Paris

Oct 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 13,401 Views 23 Comments

There were lots of good performances in the 50-17 win over Italy on Saturday.

# italy - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Italy imposes new restrictions with closure of gyms, pools and cinemas
# Rome
# Rome

Italy imposes new restrictions with closure of gyms, pools and cinemas

Oct 25th 2020, 5:32 PM 30,323 Views 18 Comments

Cinemas, gyms and pools have been closed while bars, cafes and restaurants face an early curfew.

Conor Murray only box kicked twice for Ireland against Italy. This is why
# Strategy
From The42
# Strategy

Conor Murray only box kicked twice for Ireland against Italy. This is why

Oct 25th 2020, 12:09 PM 50,943 Views 26 Comments

Ireland had encouraging variety in their kicking game as they beat Italy in Dublin.

Ireland 'satisfied' with gritty Italy win and grateful for France gesture to play final Six Nations game in Dublin
# Review
From The42
# Review

Ireland 'satisfied' with gritty Italy win and grateful for France gesture to play final Six Nations game in Dublin

Oct 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 8,804 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs’ side has one more game to play after picking up another home win on Saturday night.

Ireland face daunting task in Paris as Six Nations heads for Super Saturday finale
# Title Hunt
From The42
# Title Hunt

Ireland face daunting task in Paris as Six Nations heads for Super Saturday finale

Oct 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 36,370 Views 23 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men know that a bonus-point win could secure them the title but France are far from pushovers.

# italy - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Three-try Ireland complete Italian job to maintain winning home Six Nations form
# Box Ticked
From The42
# Box Ticked

Three-try Ireland complete Italian job to maintain winning home Six Nations form

Oct 24th 2020, 8:33 PM 37,744 Views 6 Comments

Adam Griggs’ charges got their campaign back underway with a win at Energia Park.

Sexton: 'We have it all to do in Paris - but we're a special group. We can win there'
# Title Dreams
From The42
# Title Dreams

Sexton: 'We have it all to do in Paris - but we're a special group. We can win there'

Oct 24th 2020, 6:09 PM 6,728 Views 1 Comment

Ireland can still win this year’s Six Nations title but it is advantage England as we head into next week’s final round of fixtures.

Debutants impress as Ireland secure bonus-point win to keep Six Nations hopes alive
# On To Paris
From The42
# On To Paris

Debutants impress as Ireland secure bonus-point win to keep Six Nations hopes alive

Oct 24th 2020, 5:30 PM 50,352 Views 44 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men scored seven tries in a 50-17 win over Italy in Dublin.

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations From The42
Live Oct 24th 2020, 5:15 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations

Scanning, kicking, more playmakers, solid set-piece - Ireland's attack aims this autumn
# Game Plan
From The42
# Game Plan

Scanning, kicking, more playmakers, solid set-piece - Ireland's attack aims this autumn

Oct 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,220 Views 2 Comments

Attack coach Mike Catt says teams ‘can’t just be one-dimensional anymore.’