Full name Robert Julian Barbieri
Born June 5, 1984, Toronto
Current age 30 years 168 days
Major teams Benetton Treviso, Italy A, Leicester Tigers, Italy
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 238 lb
|IRB Rugby World Cup||2011-2011||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0.00|
|Test debut||Japan v Italy at Tokyo, Jun 11, 2006 match details|
|Last Test||Italy v Samoa at Ascoli Piceno, Nov 8, 2014 match details|
|Test Statsguru||Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list|
Canadian born flanker Barbieri started two of Italy's five games during the 2011 Six Nations. Having started his career playing for Yeomen in Canada - Barbieri opted to move to Italy and joined Overmach Parma before making the switch to Treviso. His brother - Michael - opted to play for Canada over Italy.
Robert will hope to make amends for missing the 2007 World Cup through injury by staying fit for the 2011 showpiece. He has been named in Nick Mallett's 30-man squad for the tournament.