May 8, 2012: "The international game's top miscreants are Scotland's Nathan Hines and Italy's Marco Bortolami" Huw Richards raids Statsguru for the latest Numbers Game
Feb 8, 2012: Italy have made two changes for their clash with England at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday
Italy A 27-18 Tonga, Churchill Cup
Jun 18, 2011: Italy A claimed the Churchill Cup Plate title with a 27-18 victory over Tonga at Sixways on Saturday
Rugby World Cup
May 31, 2011: Italy coach Nick Mallett has named a provisional 43-man squad for the World Cup in New Zealand in September
May 30, 2011: Stade Francais flanker Mauro Bergamasco has been included in the Italy A squad for the Churchill Cup
Jan 4, 2011: Aironi will be without both Marco Bortolami and Giulio Toniolatti for Friday's Magners League clash with Cardiff Blues through suspension
Jan 7, 2010: Italy coach Nick Mallett has named a 30-man panel for the forthcoming Six Nations, with his squad set to convene in Rome on January 24
Dec 24, 2009: Huw Richards mulls over some of the fascinating statistics thrown up by the past ten years of international rugby
Oct 23, 2009: Nick Mallett has named four uncapped players in Italy's 32-man squad for their final training camp
New Zealand v Italy, Christchurch, Saturday 27 June
Jun 25, 2009: Italy coach Nick Mallett has picked his strongest possible XV to play the All Blacks this Saturday
News in Brief
Jun 25, 2009: All the latest rugby news, with Ali Williams forced to put his comeback on hold by an Achilles injury
Scotland v Italy, Six Nations Championship, February 28
Feb 25, 2009: Italy coach Nick Mallett has made four changes from the side that lost 38-9 to Ireland for their vital trip to face Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday
Scotland v Italy, Six Nations, February 28
Feb 18, 2009: Italy will be boosted by the return of lock Marco Bortolami and centre Andrea Marcato for their Six Nations game against Scotland in Edinburgh on February 28
Mar 14, 2008: Desire will be the key to beating Scotland in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash according to Italy lock Marco Bortolami.
Mar 13, 2008: Italy lock Marco Bortolami wants Scotland to feel the heat at the Stadio Flaminio in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations encounter.
Mar 5, 2008: Marco Bortolami returns to Italy's second row for the RBS 6 Nations Championship match against France in Paris on Sunday.
Feb 13, 2008: Italy welcome back Gloucester lock Marco Bortolami for the RBS 6 Nations clash against Wales in Cardiff on February 23.
Jan 23, 2008: Italy lock Marco Bortolami does not need surgery but will be out of action for four weeks, the Italian Rugby Federation announced.
Jan 22, 2008: Italy lock Marco Bortolami is facing up to six weeks on the sidelines with an eye injury.
Jan 18, 2008: Italy's World Cup disappointment is now a distant memory for Marco Bortolami as the Azzurri look ahead to the RBS 6 Nations Championship.