Italy v Wales

Date:

Venue: Stadio Olimpico, Rome

Referee: Chris Pollock (NZR)

Attendance: 65,827

Italy v Wales Match Reports

Wales racked up the points in a 61-20 victory over Italy in Rome to stake their claim for the Six Nations title. Following a close first half that saw both teams score a try, Wales exploded into life in the second half running in a further seven tries to record their biggest ever win over Italy. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Italy v Wales Match Highlights

Italy v Wales Match Statistics

Italy 20 (13)
Tries: Venditti, Sarto
Conversions: Orquera (2)
Penalties: Haimona, Orquera

Wales 61 (14)
Tries: Roberts, L Williams, North (3), Webb, Warburton, S Williams
Conversions: Biggar (6)
Penalties: Halfpenny (2), Biggar

Man of the Match: Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)

Italy Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Michele Rizzo
  • 2 Leonardo Ghiraldini (Captain)
  • 3 Martin Castrogiovanni
  • 4 George Biagi
  • 5 Joshua Furno
  • 6 Francesco Minto
  • 7 Mauro Bergamasco
  • 8 Samuela Vunisa

Backs

  • 9 Edoardo Gori
  • 10 Kelly Haimona
  • 11 Giovanbattista Venditti
  • 12 Andrea Masi
  • 13 Luca Morisi
  • 14 Leonardo Sarto
  • 15 Luke McLean

Replacements

  • 16 Andrea Manici
  • 17 Alberto De Marchi
  • 18 Dario Chistolini
  • 19 Quintin Geldenhuys
  • 20 Robert Barbieri
  • 21 Guglielmo Palazzani
  • 22 Luciano Orquera
  • 23 Enrico Bacchin

Wales Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Rob Evans
  • 2 Scott Baldwin
  • 3 Aaron Jarvis
  • 4 Luke Charteris
  • 5 Alun Wyn Jones
  • 6 Dan Lydiate
  • 7 Sam Warburton (Captain)
  • 8 Taulupe Faletau

Backs

  • 9 Rhys Webb
  • 10 Dan Biggar
  • 11 Liam Williams
  • 12 Jamie Roberts
  • 13 Jonathan Davies
  • 14 George North
  • 15 Leigh Halfpenny

Replacements

  • 16 Ken Owens
  • 17 Rhys Gill
  • 18 Scott Andrews
  • 19 Jake Ball
  • 20 Justin Tipuric
  • 21 Gareth Davies
  • 22 Rhys Priestland
  • 23 Scott Williams
 
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