Event Details


Italy v All Blacks


3:00 AM


All Blacks named to play Italy

Kieran Read to captain All Blacks for first time
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All Blacks analysis frightens Italians

A recovery session was followed by some extensive analysis for the Italian Rugby team today, and the breakdown of the All Blacks 51-22 victory over Scotland did little to enthuse the Azzurri ahead of their clash against the World Champions in Rome this weekend
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Parisse undaunted by All Blacks

Italy captain Sergio Parisse believes his side have what it takes to be competitive against New Zealand in their Test in Rome on Saturday.
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Read takes leaf from McCaw's book for Rome

Richie McCaw's long-term successor as New Zealand captain will lead the All Blacks for the first time in tomorrow's Test against Italy in Rome.
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Strong finish sees All Blacks home

Superior fitness and combination yielded a five tries to one 42-10 victory for New Zealand over Italy in front of 75,000 fans at Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Sunday (NZT).
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Italy packed a surprise for All Blacks

All Blacks man of the match Conrad Smith said Italy had surprised New Zealand with their intensity before going down 10-42 at Stade Olimpico in Rome on Sunday (NZT).
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Italy face choice of Mt Everest or Mont Blanc

Mt Everest or Mont Blanc? That's the choice for Italy as they prepare for their Test against New Zealand in Rome on Sunday (NZT).
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Preview: Italy v All Blacks

Pressure for places for the two big Tests to come against Wales and England will ensure the new combinations for the All Blacks against Italy will be fully focused in their clash at Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Sunday morning (NZT).
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