Blogs & Opinion
Quintin Geldenhuys will captain Italy on their summer tour which takes in Tests with Fiji, Samoa and Japan.
Cardiff Blues have signed 30-year-old Italy back-row forward Manoa Vosawai from Treviso.
England beat Italy 52-11 in Rome but were denied the Six Nations title by Ireland's victory in France later in the day.
England know that their Six Nations fate will not be in their own hands even if they register a big win against Italy.
Danielle Waterman returned from injury to score a try as England's women beat Italy 24-0 in Rovato.
Paul O'Connell expecting Ireland to improve on their performances in the Test wins against Argentina
Sergio Parisse returns from injury to lead Italy into Saturday's Six Nations game against England in Rome.