The rugby team rugby lost 47-9 to New Zealand in their first match of the Autumn Nations Series, which was held on Saturday afternoon at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. To be the first official meeting After more than seven monthsAnd, with the All Blacks being number one in the rankings as opponents, it wasn’t bad.
Italy (in 14th place) did what the new coach, New Zealander Kieran Crowley, told them: they stayed in the match for at least an hour, sometimes they knew how to behave and they didn’t lose with an overly wide opportunity. the difference.
New Zealand – on the field with the reserve formation, but at a much higher level – scored seven attempts, four of them in the second half. All Italy points came from free kicks taken by Paolo Garbessi.
Italy’s two matches next fall are scheduled for a week in Treviso against Argentina and on November 20 in Parma against Uruguay.
– Italrugby (Federugby) November 6, 2021
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