Result: Italy 18 v 40 France 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby France broke away in the second half to secure a 40-18 win over Italy in Rome, earning a second victory of the tournament. Italy took a surprise lead through Sergio Parisse but France responded in kind through Gaël Fickou, with three penalties from Camille Lopez to two from Carlo Canna giving France a…

Preview: Italy v France 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby France will be looking to get their Six Nations campaign back on track when they face tournament strugglers Italy in Rome on Saturday. After losing two out of their three matches – against England and Ireland – France know their chances of winning the tournament are gone but they will be determined to…

England survive determined Italy

Follow @RedefinedRugby England survived a spirited Italian side to claim a 36-15 bonus-point win at Twickenham on Sunday. Eddie Jones’s men stuttered and fumbled their way through the first half allowing Italy’s intensity to throw them off their game after Giovanbattista Venditti scored just before halftime it looked as though Italy were about to claim…

Preview: England v Italy 26/02/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby England will be hunting a handsome bonus-point victory when they face off with Italy in their Six Nations meeting at Twickenham on Saturday. It’s so far so good for the English as they have come through the first two fixtures with eight points, two more than their nearest rival. However, as many predicted,…

Nine-try win for rampant Ireland

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ireland got their Six Nations title hopes back on track as they picked up a 63-10 victory over Italy at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday. Bouncing back from a first round loss to Scotland, the Irish were superb against the Azzurri as they made it six points from two matches. They did it…

RBS 6 Nations Round 2 Preview

Follow @RedefinedRugby Round two of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations begins in Rome with both Italy and Ireland anxious to record a first win of the campaign. The omens are not good for Conor O’Shea’s charges, Italy never having won a round two fixture, whilst the visitors will be all out to kick start their…

Wales win without bonus point

Follow @RedefinedRugby Wales got their Six Nations campaign off to a winning start as they came from 7-0 down to beat Italy 33-7 at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday. Despite falling behind to Edoardo Gori’s try on 29 minutes, Rob Howley’s men hit back through Jonathan Davies, Liam Williams and George North with Leigh Halfpenny…