Rugby world cup, Italy same old disappointment

It’s the same old story: every time Italy has the chance of make something special, the Azzurri doesn’t catch it: that’s the story of our last world cup match against Ireland, we resist for first half of the match and then we lost by 30, that’s frustrating! However, let’s leave our sadness and let’s speak of […]

It’s rugby world cup time!

We’re reaching one month of New Zealand rugby world cup and some matches on this weekend will be very interesting, in particular for Italy, in fact Sunday will be a clash against Ireland which will be crucial for Italy, to win will mean a step in the history, to lose will mean a trip back […]

Great week in rugby for Italy

Amazing week for Italy, first of all for the celebrations of the 150th birthday and then for who loves rugby we are still full of euphoria caused on Saturday with the Azzurri winning an historical match against France 22 to 21. But now we try to refocus in rugby, in fact Sunday is time for […]

Six Nations back in action

It’ Six Nations weekend again and it’s time for Italy-France in Rome with the Azzurri that are still looking for their first victory in the tournament after loosing against Wales. Italian coach, Nick Mallet changes 7 men in the starting XV but it’ll hard because France needs a win to keep on hoping to win […]

Six Nations weekend 26th Feb 2011

This will be an intense weekend for european rugby: Saturday, at 18 CET,  in London there will be the big clash between England and France, I think the home team is the favorite one but it will be a close match so my prediction is England will win by 3 points. Also Saturday the first […]

It’s Six Nations time!

Hey you thirsty traveller pack your bags because the one thing coming up this weekend is Six Nations Rugby weekend and the pubs in Cardiff, Paris and Rome are waiting for you! The opening game will take place at Millennium Stadium where Wales will host England, in my opinion the best team in Europe at […]

Heineken cup final countdown

Two weekends completely dedicated to the Heineken cup to define the rugby quarter-final clashes. Last weekend was the usual bad news for Italian teams, easy victory for Bath against Aironi and Treviso resisted only one half and then lost against the Catalan rugby team, Perpignan that claimed a five try victory and they reached the […]

Rugby week in review

Last weekend was Magners League weekend and no good news came for Italian teams: Treviso conceded four tries in a half in Belfast and the match ended with a severe 32-13 for Ulster, Viadana instead played a great match in Cardiff but they lost again. In the other matches Munster needed a 76th minute penalty […]

Magners League preview

This weekend will be great rugby in Europe, the opening match take will place in Newport for what could be a Magners League scrap against Connacht. On Friday Treviso will play at Ravenhill in Belfast in a complicated but not impossible rugby match; in an other clashes the second Italian team Aironi, that are still looking […]