Barring surprises, Italy rugby will finally return to the field in November and it will be Italy’s Kieran Crowley for the first time. After skipping the Tour in New Zealand this summer, in fact, Azzurri is gearing up for three scheduled Test matches in the fall international window. Ital Rugby will face the All Blacks, before facing Argentina and Uruguay.
For the match against New Zealand, the stadium (but the official status is still missing) will be the Olympique in Rome, For years now the home of blue rugby. It will take place on Saturday 6 November and the Azzurri will meet the All Blacks again after canceling the tests this summer and taking the draw on the table in the group stage of the World Cup 2019, hoping that this time we will finally play.
A week later, on November 13, the appointment should be the Ferraris in Genoa against Argentina. As the local edition of La Repubblica wrote, in fact, the Ligurian capital is Fir’s first choice, as long as it is okay to use the stadium. As President Innocente stated, in fact, “The capital of Liguria has written the history of rugby, and it has a stadium that seems to be designed for our sport. Then this year our hero unfortunately passed away: Marco Bolsan. It would be the best way to honor his memory, and to try to imitate his interventions to have fun together.”
IFinally, the third fall match for the Azure. On November 20, Uruguay will arrive in Italy, Certainly not an attractive and level team like the All Blacks or Pumas, but it is one of the revelations of the last World Cup and a team that Italian rugby will be able to gauge its level. Also in this case there is no official capacity, but there is talk of the possibility of playing the match in Parma.
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