Conor O'Shea is determined to build the "best Italian team ever" and says work on the squad's fitness levels will be vital.
Italy coach Conor O'Shea has left out Martin Castrogiovanni and included several new faces in his summer tour squad.
England's players' union has backed Bill Beaumont's bid to move the Six Nations to create a global rugby season.
Marco Bortolami has announced his retirement, ending a career in which he played more than 100 times for Italy.
Stuart Barnes breaks down the main talking points from the weekend as Saracens show their class and club trumps country in France.
Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea has reached agreement to become the new coach of Italy from June on a four-year deal.
Eddie Jones transforms England, one-dimensional Wales, and France a complete mess: Dewi Morris reviews the 2016 Six Nations.
Stuart Barnes says England's Grand Slam winners are only getting started, as he picks his Lions XV to face New Zealand.
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