Six Nations Championship Preview
Feb 5, 2009: "It ought to be a fairly predictable tournament but this is the Six Nations and nothing ever goes completely to form." John Taylor previews the Six Nations
Jan 30, 2009: "Anybody who takes them lightly is likely to pay with the loss of Championship points." Huw Richards writes
Dec 30, 2008: As the curtain falls on another action-packed 12 months of top-class rugby we select our team of the year
Dec 10, 2008: Stade Francais skipper Sergio Parisse is determined to see his side bounce back against Harlequins on Saturday
Nov 23, 2008: Dan Carter picked an opportune time to impress the International Rugby Board's player of the year judging panel last night, turning in a typically accomplished performance as the All Blacks maintained their stranglehold over Wales
Oct 22, 2008: Italy head coach Nick Mallett has named a 26-men squad for his sides clashes with Australia, Argentina and the Pacific Islanders next month
Sep 24, 2008: The International Rugby Board has announced the shortlist of five nominees for the IRB Player of the Year award.
Jun 25, 2008: Italy have been boosted on the eve of their clash with Argentina by the return of skipper Sergio Parisse.
Mar 10, 2008: Italy captain Sergio Parisse has urged his side to start believing in themselves as they look to end the RBS 6 Nations Championship on a high note with victory over Scotland on Saturday.
Mar 7, 2008: Italy captain Sergio Parisse has called on his side to banish memories of their second-half capitulation to Wales when they take on France in Paris on Sunday.
Feb 3, 2008: Italy captain Sergio Parisse insisted his side should have no regrets after their narrow defeat to Ireland yesterday.
Feb 1, 2008: Italy captain Sergio Parisse insists he is more than ready to to assume his new responsibilities as he prepares for tomorrow's RBS 6 Nations Championship opener at Dublin's Croke Park.
Jan 31, 2008: Italy captain Sergio Parisse insists his team will not be fooled by Irish tricks in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations Championship opener at Dublin's Croke Park.
Jan 30, 2008: Italy Head Coach Nick Mallett has named today the team that will face Ireland on saturday in Dublin in the RBS 6 Nations 2008 opener.
Jan 18, 2008: Stade Francais' number eight and flanker Sergio Parisse has been appointed as Italy captain for the RBS 6 Nations 2008 by Head Coach Nick Mallett.
Rugby World Cup 2007
Sep 19, 2007: Italy saw off a valiant Portugal 31-5 in their Rugby World Cup Pool C clash at Parc des Princes in Paris.
Sep 19, 2007: Berbizier concerned after faltering display Italy head coach Pierre Berbizier admitted his struggling side were a cause for concern after they stuttered to an unconvincing 31-5 Pool C win over Portugal at the Parc des Princes
Sep 19, 2007: Head to head preview statistics
Sep 19, 2007: Alessandro Troncon will earn his 100th Test cap when he lines up for Italy against Portugal in the World Cup Pool C match at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday
Mar 15, 2007: Italy are already basking in the euphoria of their most successful RBS 6 Nations campaign but their back-row talisman Sergio Parisse believes anything is possible in Saturday's final match against Ireland.