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Italy women's national rugby union team

Italy
UnionFederazione Italiana Rugby
Nickname(s)Azzurre
Coach(es)Italy Andrea Di Giandomenico
Captain(s)Manuela Furlan
Most capsSara Barattin (89)
Top scorerVeronica Schiavon (351)
Team kit
Change kit
First international
 Italy 0-0 France 
(Riccione, 22 June 1985)
Largest win
 Italy 52-0 Germany 
(Hamburg, 7 April 2005)
Largest defeat
 England 76-6 Italy 
(Rome. 9 February 2008)
World Cup
Appearances4 (First in 1991)
Best result9th 2017

Italy women's national rugby union team are the national women's rugby union team that represents Italy at international level. It has been administered by Federazione Italiana Rugby since 1991; previously, since its inception in 1985 up to 1991, it was administered by UISP – Unione Italiana Sport Popolari (Italian Union for People's Sports), an association which promotes amateur sports at every level of the society.

It ranks 7th as for November 2018.

History

The Italian team played their 1st international in 1985 against France; the team takes part to the Women's Rugby World Cup, the FIRA Women's European Championship and the Women's Six Nations Championship. Italy won 1 FIRA European Championship and 2 FIRA European Nations Cup.

Achievements

Competition 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
Olympic Games 0 0 0 0
World Championship 0 0 0 0
European Championship 3 0 3 6
Total 3 0 3 6

Squad

2017 Women's Rugby World Cup squad:[1]

  • Elisa Cucchiella
  • Marta Ferrari
  • Lucia Gai
  • Gaia Giacomoli
  • Melissa Bettoni
  • Lucia Cammarano
  • Valeria Fedrighi
  • Valentina Ruzza
  • Flavia Severin
  • Sara Tounesi
  • Alice Trevisan
  • Ilaria Arrighetti
  • Michela Este
  • Silvia Gaudino
  • Elisa Giordano
  • Isabella Locatelli.
  • Sara Barattin (C)
  • Claudia Salvadego
  • Beatrice Rigoni
  • Veronica Schiavon
  • Maria Grazia Cioffi
  • Manuela Furlan
  • Veronica Madia
  • Maria Magatti
  • Aura Muzzo
  • Michela Sillari
  • Sofia Stefan
  • Paola Zangirolami

Results summary

(Full internationals only)
Correct as of 22 March 2015

Rugby: Italy internationals 1985-
Opponent First game Played Won Drawn Lost Percentage
 Belgium 2006 1 1 0 0 100.00%
 Canada 1991 1 0 0 1 0.00%
 England 1991 14 0 0 14 0.00%
 France 1985 17 2 1 14 11.76%
 Great Britain 1988 2 0 0 2 0.00%
 Germany 1996 7 7 0 0 100.00%
 Ireland 1997 14 2 0 12 14.28%
 Japan 2002 1 1 0 0 100.00%
 Kazakhstan 2001 2 0 0 2 0.00%
 Netherlands 1988 8 6 0 2 75.00%
 Russia 1998 4 4 0 0 100.00%
 Samoa 2013 1 1 0 0 100.00%
 Scotland 1995 13 7 1 5 53.84%
 Spain 1991 11 2 0 9 18.18%
 Sweden 1991 8 5 0 3 62.50%
 United States 2012 1 0 0 1 0.00%
 Wales 1999 15 4 0 11 26.66%
Summary 1985 120 42 2 76 35.00%

Results

See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering

Full internationals

[6]
1985-06-22 Italy  0-0  France Stadio Italo Nicoletti, Riccione [1/5/1]
[10]
1986-05-18 France  12-0  Italy Bardos [8/2/2]
[15]
1987-05-17 Italy  4-16  France Rome [3/10/3]
[22]
1988-05-21 (EC) Great Britain  32-9  Italy Bourg-en-Bresse [3/4/1]
[23]
1988-05-22 (EC) France  16-3  Italy Bourg-en-Bresse [13/5/4]
[26]
1988-05-23 (EC) Italy  6-10  Netherlands Bourg-en-Bresse [6/13/1]
[36]
1990-03-18 Great Britain  32-0  Italy Moseley [8/7/2]
[54]
1991-04-08 (WC) England  25-9  Italy Llanharan [9/8/1]
[58]
1991-04-10 (WC) Italy  7-13  Spain Glamorgan Wanderers [9/3/1]
[60]
1991-04-11 (WC) Italy  18-0  Sweden Cardiff [10/9/1]
[65]
1991-04-12 (WC) Canada  6-0  Italy Cardiff [7/11/1]
[76]
1993-03-13 Italy  8-5  Netherlands Stadio Comunale, Rho [12/26/2]
[78]
1993-04-04 Italy  0-24  France Rovigo [13/24/5]
[118]
1995-04-12 (FIRA) Italy  0-5  Spain Trévise [14/5/2]
[119]
1995-04-16 (FIRA) Italy  23-19  Netherlands Trévise [15/25/2]
[121]
1995-04-30 Scotland  10-12  Italy Meggetland, Edinburgh [12/16/1]
[131]
1996-04-08 (FIRA) France  53-0  Italy Madrid [33/17/6]
[136]
1996-04-12 (FIRA) Italy  11-6  Netherlands Madrid [18/31/4]
[137]
1996-04-13 (FIRA) Italy  39-0  Germany Madrid [19/11/1]
[159]
1997-04-02 (FIRA) Italy  7-31  Scotland Nice, France [20/21/2]
[160]
1997-04-04 (FIRA) Italy  13-5  Ireland Nice, France [21/16/1]
[165]
1997-04-06 (FIRA) Italy  24-26  Netherlands Nice, France [22/34/4]
[195]
1998-05-02 (WC) Italy  8-37  Scotland Amsterdam [23/29/3]
[203]
1998-05-05 (WC) Germany  5-34  Italy Amsterdam [24/21/2]
[213]
1998-05-09 (WC) Italy  51-7  Russia Amsterdam [25/11/1]
[218]
1998-05-12 (WC) Ireland  20-5  Italy Amsterdam [25/26/2]
[223]
1998-05-15 (WC) Italy  10-12  Wales Amsterdam [27/36/1]
[247]
1999-04-19 (FIRA) Italy  15-43  Scotland Belluno, Italy [28/39/4]
[249]
1999-04-21 (FIRA) Italy  17-28  Wales Belluno, Italy [29/42/2]
[252]
1999-04-24 (FIRA) Italy  50-18  Netherlands Belluno, Italy [30/44/5]
[275]
2000-05-08 (FIRA) Spain  58-16  Italy Roquetas, Spain [29/31/3]
[277]
2000-05-10 (FIRA) Italy  24-25  Wales El Ejido, Spain [32/49/3]
[285]
2000-05-13 (FIRA) Italy  27-5  Germany Roquetas, Spain [33/28/3]
[312]
2001-05-06 (FIRA) Spain  34-3  Italy Lille UC, France [37/34/4]
[321]
2001-05-10 (FIRA) Italy  0-20  Kazakhstan Lille, France [35/25/1]
[326]
2001-05-12 (FIRA) Ireland  9-8  Italy Lille, France [38/36/3]
[353]
2002-03-20 (ENC) Italy  16-0  Germany San Donà [37/33/4]
[356]
2002-03-23 (ENC) Italy  35-24  Sweden Treviso [38/29/1]
[366]
2002-05-13 (WC) England  63-9  Italy Barcelona [82/39/2]
[374]
2002-05-17 (WC) Italy  30-3  Japan Barcelona [40/13/1]
[380]
2002-05-20 (WC) Wales  35-3  Italy Barcelona [67/41/4]
[388]
2002-05-24 (WC) Italy  3-20  Kazakhstan Barcelona [42/30/2]
[412]
2003-05-01 (FIRA) Italy  5-29  Spain Malmö, Sweden [43/54/5]
[413]
2003-05-03 (FIRA) Sweden  15-10  Italy Malmö, Sweden [32/44/2]
[445]
2004-05-02 (FIRA) England  73-7  Italy Toulouse, France [99/45/3]
[450]
2004-05-05 (FIRA) Ireland  14-5  Italy Toulouse, France [60/46/4]
[455]
2004-05-08 (FIRA) Italy  13-0  Sweden Toulouse, France [47/36/3]
[492]
2005-04-07 (FIRA) Germany  0-52  Italy Hamburg, Germany [44/48/5]
[494]
2005-04-09 (FIRA) Italy  22-3  Netherlands Hamburg, Germany [49/68/6]
[514]
2005-10-22 Italy  11-14  Wales Treviso [50/94/5]
[539]
2006-04-23 (ENC) Italy  34-0  Belgium San Dona Di Piave, Italy [51/8/1]
[541]
2006-04-23 (ENC) Italy  30-0  Russia San Dona Di Piave, Italy [52/19/2]
[546]
2006-04-26 (ENC) Italy  33-0  Sweden San Dona Di Piave, Italy [53/41/4]
[549]
2006-04-30 (ENC) Italy  28-7  Netherlands San Dona Di Piave, Italy [54/69/7]
[594]
2006-11-18 Wales  31-7  Italy Glamorgan Wanderers [101/55/6]
[600]
2007-02-04 (6N) Italy  17 – 37  France Biella [56/112/7]
[602]
2007-02-10 (6N) England  23 – 0  Italy Twickenham, London [126/57/4]
[604]
2007-02-24 (6N) Scotland  26 – 6  Italy Meggetland, Edinburgh [103/58/5]
[608]
2007-03-11 (6N) Italy  0 – 24  Wales Rome [59/106/7]
[610]
2007-03-17 (6N) Italy  12 – 17  Ireland Tre Fontane, Rome [60/83/5]
[627]
2007-04-28 (FIRA) Spain  15-6  Italy Barcelona, Spain [79/61/6]
[630]
2007-04-30 (FIRA) England  41-11  Italy Barcelona, Spain [131/62/5]
[634]
2007-05-02 (FIRA) Italy  50-5  Russia Barcelona, Spain [63/24/3]
[639]
2007-05-05 (FIRA) Italy  0-6  Sweden Barcelona, Spain [64/46/5]
[656]
2008-02-01 (6N) Ireland  19-0  Italy St Mary's RFC, Dublin [85/65/6]
[659]
2008-02-09 (6N) Italy  6-76  England Rome [66/135/6]
[664]
2008-02-24 (6N) Wales  27-5  Italy Taff's Well [115/67/8]
[667]
2008-03-08 (6N) France  35-6  Italy Valence, Lyon [124/68/8]
[670]
2008-03-16 (6N) Italy  31-10  Scotland Mira [69/111/6]
[724]
2009-02-07 (6N) England  69-13  Italy London Welsh [147/70/7]
[727]
2009-02-14 (6N) Italy  17-35  Ireland Stadio M.Natali, Colleferro [71/94/7]
[730]
2009-02-28 (6N) Scotland  13-10  Italy Meggetland [118/72/7]
[734]
2009-03-15 (6N) Italy  7-29  Wales Mira (Riviera del Brenta) [73/124/9]
[737]
2009-03-22 (6N) Italy  10-14  France Torino [74/134/9]
[743]
2009-05-17 (FIRA) Sweden  16-14  Italy Stockholm [52/75/6]
[745]
2009-05-20 (FIRA) Germany  0-47  Italy Enköping, Sweden [58/76/6]
[751]
2009-05-23 (FIRA) Italy  7-12  Spain Stockholm, Sweden [77/88/6]
[785]
2010-02-05 (6N) Ireland  22-5  Italy Ashbourne [98/78/8]
[789]
2010-02-13 (6N) Italy  0-41  England Stadio Nando Capra, Noceto, Parma [79/155/8]
[799]
2010-02-28 (6N) Italy  6-6  Scotland Stadio Maurizio Natali, Colleferro, Rome [80/126/8]
[803]
2010-03-13 (6N) France  45-14  Italy Stade Yves-du-Manoir, Montpellier, Hérault [143/81/10]
[806]
2010-03-21 (6N) Wales  15-19  Italy Brewery Field, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan [130/82/10]
[808]
2010-05-08 (FIRA) Germany  0-43  Italy Sélestat [58/83/7]
[811]
2010-05-10 (FIRA) Italy  33-0  Russia Colmar [84/34/4]
[814]
2010-05-12 (FIRA) Italy  10-0  Sweden Haguenau [85/61/8]
[824]
2010-05-15 (FIRA) Italy  13-31  Spain Stade de la Meinau, Strasbourg [86/94/8]
[868]
2011-02-06 (6N) Italy  5-26  Ireland Rovigo [87/108/9]
[871]
2011-02-12 (6N) England  68-5  Italy Esher [170/88/9]
[874]
2011-02-27 (6N) Italy  12-8  Wales Viareggio, Tuscany [89/139/11]
[876]
2011-03-13 (6N) Italy  20-28  France Benevento [90/154/10]
[881]
2011-03-20 (6N) Scotland  0-26  Italy Meggetland, Edinburgh [141/91/9]
[908]
2011-10-29 France  37-0  Italy Stade des Arboras, Nice [156/92/12]
[920]
2012-02-05 (6N) France  32-0  Italy Stade Emile Pons, Riom [157/93/13]
[923]
2012-02-12 (6N) Italy  3-43  England Rino Venegoni Stadium, Parabiago, Milan [94/182/10]
[925]
2012-02-24 (6N) Ireland  40-10  Italy Ashbourne RFC [113/95/10]
[930]
2012-03-10 (6N) Wales  30–13  Italy Millennium Stadium, Cardiff [145/96/12]
[933]
2012-03-18 (6N) Italy  29–12  Scotland Pagani Stadium, Rovato, near Brescia [97/147/10]
[942]
2012-05-13 (FIRA) Italy  19-22  France Rovereto, Italy [98/163/14]
[943]
2012-05-16 (FIRA) Italy  8-32  England Rovereto, Italy [99/188/11]
[946]
2012-05-19 (FIRA) Italy  54-3  Spain Rovereto, Italy [100/100/9]
[959]
2012-11-18 Italy  20-34  United States Centro Sportivo diRoma [101/83/1]
[965]
2012-12-03 Italy  29-12  Spain Centro di Preparazione Olimpica Roma [102/101/10]
[969]
2013-02-02 (6N) Italy  13-12  France Rovato, Brescia [103/169/15]
[974]
2013-02-10 (6N) Scotland  0-8  Italy Mayfield, Dundee [149/104/11]
[976]
2013-02-24 (6N) Italy  15-16  Wales Benevento [105/149/13]
[978]
2013-03-09 (6N) England  34-0  Italy [Esher] [197/106/12]
[981]
2013-03-17 (6N) Italy  3-6  Ireland Parabiago, Milan [107/121/11]
[984]
2013-04-20 [WCQ] Italy  65 – 22  Samoa Madrid [108/15/1]
[987]
2013-04-23 [WCQ] Italy  27-3  Scotland Madrid [109/154/12]
[993]
2013-04-27 (WCQ) Spain  38-7  Italy Madrid [104/110/11]
[1024]
2014-02-02 (6N) Wales  11-12  Italy Talbot Athletic Ground [152/111/14]
[1026]
2014-02-08 (6N) France  29-0  Italy Stade Ernest-Argelès, Blagnac [181/112/16]
[1029]
2014-02-23 (6N) Italy  45-5  Scotland Stadio Parco Urbano [113/158/12]
[1032]
2014-03-08 (6N) Ireland  39-0  Italy Aviva Stadium, Dublin [125/114/12]
[1037]
2014-03-16 (6N) Italy  0 – 24  England Giulio e Silvio Pagani, Rovato [115/212/13]
[1092]
2014-11-23 Italy  27-3  Scotland Avezzano [116/161/14]
[1093]
2015-02-06 (6N) Italy  5-30  Ireland Florence [117/132/13]
[1098]
2015-02-15 (6N) England  39-7  Italy Twickenham Stoop, London [219/118/14]
[1101]
2015-03-01 (6N) Scotland  8-31  Italy Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire [164/119/15]
[1103]
2015-03-14 (6N) Italy  17-12  France Badia Polesine, Rovigo [120/195/17]
[1105]
2015-03-21 (6N) Italy  23-5  Wales Stadio Plebiscito, Padova [121/167/15]
[1129]
2016-02-06 (6N) France  39-0  Italy Stade Marcel-Verchère, Bourg-en-Bresse [198/122/18]
[1130]
2016-02-13 (6N) Italy  24-33  England Stadio Gino Pistoni, Ivrea [123/229/15]
[1135]
2016-02-28 (6N) Italy  22-7  Scotland Stadio Arcoveggio, Bologna [124/170/16]
[111138]
2016-03-13 (6N) Ireland  14-3  Italy Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin [141/125/14]
[1141]
2016-03-20 (6N) Wales  12-16  Italy Talbot Athletic Ground, Port Talbot [172/126/16]

Other matches

[-]
2000-03-31 Catalonia  21-50  Italy Aubagne, France [-/-/-]
[-]
2000-04-02 France A  22-11  Italy Marseille [-/-/-]
[-]
2006-02-12 England A  17-10  Italy Imber Court [-/-/-]
[-]
2008-12-12 England Development  20-10  Italy A London Welsh [-/-/-]
[-]
2008-12-14 England A  20-0  Italy Old Deer Park [-/-/-]
[-]
2011-04-30 (FIRA) England A  5-0  Italy A University of Coruña [-/-/-]
[-]
2011-05-02 (FIRA) Italy A  34-0  Russia Fortecarmoa, Vilagarcía [-/-/-]
[-]
2011-05-04 (FIRA) Italy A  17-20  Netherlands A Malata, Ferrol [-/-/-]
[-]
2011-05-07 (FIRA) France A  17-7  Italy A University of Coruña [-/-/-]

See also

References

  1. ^ rugbybworldcup.com. "Italy call up two 2002 veterans for World Cup". Retrieved 2017-08-31.

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