Tito Tebaldi

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Ian McKinley has missed out on a place in Italy’s squad for the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ian McKinley has lost out in the numbers game for Italy’s World Cup squad with head coach Conor O’Shea deciding to take just two outhalves among his 3(...)

Damian Penaud   scores France’s third try despite the efforts of  Italy’s  Edoardo Padovani  during the Six Nations match  at Stadio Olimpico  in Rome. Photograph: Paolo Bruno/Getty Images

Italy 14 France 25 Italy’s losing sequence in the Six Nations extended to a record 22 matches but France were pushed all the way before prevailing 25(...)

Ireland celebrate after Conor Murray scores a try in their  Six Nations Round 3 match against Italy at  Stadio Olimpico, Rome on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland haven’t been at their best in this Six Nations. Everyone on the outside can see it, and on the inside they know it better than anyone. What is(...)

Ireland flanker and captain Peter O’Mahony passes the ball during their victory over Italy in the Six Nations in   Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

Peter O’Mahony could speak from personal experience in the same Stadio Olimpico, when he played more than half of that defeat by Italy on the left win(...)

Conor Murray celebrates after scoring Ireland’s bonus-point try against Italy at Stadio Olimpico on Sunday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It felt like a horrible intrusion watching Conor Murray initially struggle to stay afloat beneath a riptide of errors, a brilliant scrumhalf looking t(...)

Ireland’s Keith Earls  dives to score a try despite  tackles from Italy’s  Tito Tebaldi and  Alessandro Zanni during the Six Nations match  at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Photograph: VIncenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images

Italy 16 Ireland 26 The sight of Johnny Sexton kicking a towel after leaving the fray in the 78th minute, not in anger at being replaced but rather i(...)

Johnny  Sexton, Joe Schmidt and Jacob Stockdale at Ireland training on Friday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Italy v Ireland, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Sunday 4pm local time/3pm Irish. On TV: Live on ITV (UK), Virgin Media (Ireland). Ireland haven’t hit their s(...)

Braam Streyn moves to number eight in place of the injured Sergio Parisse. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

15 Jayden Hayward (Treviso) Age: 32 Height: 6’1” Weight: 91kg (14st, 5lbs) Caps: 14 The son of Taranaki faced his native All Blacks last year, and has(...)

Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale is tackled by Giulio Bisegni of Italy at Solider Field, Chicago.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A 100 per cent record in Soldier Field – not bad when it was the world number one team New Zealand and a Six Nations team. There are big winners, Ital(...)

Jordan Larmour scores Ireland’s  fourth try during the match against Italy in Chicago. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 54 Italy 7 Italian job done yet again. It may have taken a while but as so often happens in modern rugby the superior team reaps its rewards (...)

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