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Alessandro Zanni
Italy
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Full name Alessandro Zanni
Born January 31, 1984, Udine
Current age 30 years 214 days
Major teams Barbarians, Benetton Treviso, Calvisano, Italy
Position Flanker
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 235 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2005-2014 83 63 20 15 3 0 0 0 24 58 1 29.51
Five/Six Nations 2006-2014 39 32 7 5 1 0 0 0 8 30 1 21.79
IRB Rugby World Cup 2007-2011 5 4 1 5 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 40.00

Career statistics
Test debut Italy v Tonga at Prato, Nov 12, 2005 match details
Last Test Italy v Scotland at Rome, Feb 22, 2014 match details
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Italy back-row Alessandro Zanni made his international debut against Tonga during the 2004 autumn internationals.

Having already represented Italy at age-grade and "A" level, Zanni established himself as a regular member of the Italy squad following his debut. He scored his only international try to date against Canada in 2006 and made his World Cup debut against New Zealand in 2007.

Zanni represented Italy during the 2008 Six Nations and autumn internationals, whilst playing his club rugby for Calvisano in the Italian Super 10.

Scrum Staff January 2009

Latest Articles
Revolution in Rome (Mar 22, 2013) Halfpenny named Player of the Championship (Mar 22, 2013) Wales quartet lead chase for Player of Championship (Mar 18, 2013) Zanni and Ghiraldini return for Italy (Sep 9, 2011) Welsh flyers outdo solid Parks (Feb 15, 2010)
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Feb 22, 2014
Alessandro Zanni challenges Jim Hamilton at the line-out
Alessandro Zanni challenges Jim Hamilton at the line-out
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Mar 16, 2013
Italy's Alessandro Zanni stretches the Ireland defence
Italy's Alessandro Zanni stretches the Ireland defence
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Mar 10, 2013
England's Billy Twelvetrees is tackled by Italy's Alessandro Zanni
England's Billy Twelvetrees is tackled by Italy's Alessandro Zanni
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Feb 9, 2013
Alessandro Zanni plucks the ball at the lineout
Alessandro Zanni plucks the ball at the lineout
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