France outgun Italy in thrilling encounter

France followed up their impressive win over England with a mixed 35-22 win over a battling Italy on Sunday. Les Bleus looked set to run away with the game after scoring two early tries, but lost focus at crucial times, allowing Italy to creep back into the game.

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Super Typhoon Hagibis sees two World Cup games cancelled

World Rugby and World Cup tournament organisers have taken the unprecedented step of cancelling England v France and New Zealand v Italy due to the arrival of super Typhoon Hagibis in Japan.

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Kolbe double sees South Africa steamroll Italy

South Africa ran riot against 14-man Italy to secure a 49-3 victory in their World Cup Pool B encounter in Shizuoka.Cheslin Kolbe scored twice while Bongi Mbonambi, Lukhanyo Am, Makazole Mapimpi, RG Snyman and Malcolm Marx also got on the scoresheet.

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Italy hit Canada for seven in comprehensive victory

Italy registered the biggest winning margin of the 2019 World Cup with a ruthless 48-7 rout of Canada. The seven try win gives the Azzurri a bonus point.

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Italy overcome early scare to beat spirited Namibia

Italy drew on all their experience to get their World Cup campaign off to a winning start as they defeated a spirited Namibia 47-22 in Pool B.

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