Italy confident of securing final World Cup place

Italy confident of securing final World Cup place

Favourites Italy make two changes for the match that will determine the 14th and final qualifier for the 2017 World Cup, against Russia at the Leigh Sports Village tomorrow night (Friday – kick off 8pm) The Azzurri have already arrived

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Qualifiers Pool A, Match 2, Serbia v Italy (preview)

Qualifiers Pool A, Match 2, Serbia v Italy (preview)

Serbia make two changes following their opening round defeat in Wales, as they face Italy at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade tomorrow (22/10/16 kick off 3pm local time). The hosts, who have to win if they are to make the

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World Cup Qualification Would Help Progression in Italy

World Cup Qualification Would Help Progression in Italy

“Our goal is the World Cup,” claimed Tiziano Francini, Vice President of the FIRL, speaking from the Veneto as his side prepare for their upcoming RLWC2017 European Qualifiers, Pool A games with Wales and Serbia. “We would love to make

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BARA triumphant against lively Italy

BARA triumphant against lively Italy

      The British Asian Rugby Association (BARA) team, coached by Rugby League legend Garry Schofield, gained revenge for last year’s defeat in Rome with a 30-24 win over Italy in the sunshine at the South Leeds Stadium, writes

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Italy take on BARA

Italy take on BARA

    The British Asian Rugby Association (BARA) will meet Italy on Saturday (28 May) at Hunslet Hawks’ South Leeds Stadium, writes Rob Wilkinson. The sides will contest the White Ribbon Trophy in a repeat of last year’s clash in

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Italy win in Ukraine to bolster World Cup hopes

Italy win in Ukraine to bolster World Cup hopes

An early, six-minute, genuine hat trick from Lions Brescia winger Nicola Bellotti and a second half shut out of the hosts, ensured that Italy will take their place in the 2016 European Qualifiers for the following year’s World Cup, after

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Serbia beat Italy 14-21 to enter World Cup Qualifiers

Serbia beat Italy 14-21 to enter World Cup Qualifiers

An 80th minute drop goal by stand off Vojislav Dedić, secured one of Serbia’s best-ever results and ensured them a place in the 2016 European Qualifiers for the World Cup, which takes place the following year. Their 21-14 triumph in

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Italian Rugby League expands into Sicily

Italian Rugby League expands into Sicily

Rugby League has formally expanded into the south of Italy with the launch of the Southern Zone Committee, in accordance with Federazione Italiana Rugby League regulations. Three Sicilian clubs, Belpasso Rectores, Palermo XIII and Nissaa RL, have applied for membership

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RLIF issues statement on Italian Rugby League

RLIF issues statement on Italian Rugby League

The Rugby League International Federation has today (May 6th 2015) issued the following statement concerning Italian Rugby League. “On 14 April 2015 the Italian rugby union (FIR) issued its communique ‘no. 7’ which indicated that an association named Lega Italia Rugby

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Serbia thump Italy in European Championship

Serbia thump Italy in European Championship

Serbia threw the 2014-15 European Championship B wide open at the half-way stage with their second-ever win over Italy, producing a massive shock at the Makis Stadium, Belgrade to move top of the table on points difference with a 45-6

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