Late drama denies Italy historic win on French soil

Paolo Garbisi’s injury-time penalty hit the post as Italy were denied a famous first Six Nations victory in France. The fly-half looked set to seal the historic win until the ball fell off the tee, which resulted in a rushed attempt due to the shot clock. Ange Capuozzo’s late try and Garbisi’s difficult conversion had drawn Italy level against the 14-man hosts.

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Ireland whitewash Italy to secure bonus point win

Ireland maintained their push for successive Six Nations Grand Slams with a comfortable, if sometimes scrappy, bonus-point win over Italy in Dublin. First-half tries from Jack Crowley, Dan Sheehan and Jack Conan put the Irish 19-0 up at half-time with James Lowe and Calvin Nash also adding to the tally.

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Ireland make six changes for visit of Italy – Six Nations

Caelan Doris will captain Ireland for Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations clash against Italy as Andy Farrell makes six changes to his side. Stuart McCloskey, Craig Casey, Finlay Bealham, James Ryan, Ryan Baird and Jack Conan all come into the starting line-up.

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England scrape to narrow victory in Italy

England survived a scare at the Stadio Olimpico to launch their post-World Cup rebuild victory over Italy in their Guinness Six Nations opener. For only the third time in the history of a rivalry spanning 31 Tests, inspired Italy led at the interval, but their 17-13 advantage was methodically picked apart by Steve Borthwick’s men.

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Kinghorn scores hat-trick as Scotland see off Italy

Blair Kinghorn rose to the challenge of replacing Finn Russell at fly-half as he scored a hat-trick of tries to help Scotland end their Guinness Six Nations campaign with a bonus-point 26-14 victory over spirited Italy. The Italians had Scotland under pressure late on with the game in the balance but a Kinghorn counter attack ended their dreams of a famous result.

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