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Experience outstanding sportsmanship with Italy Rugby Union
Although Italy is perhaps better known internationally for football than rugby, Italy Rugby Union has been around since the beginning of the twentieth century. The team competes as one of the Six Nations and is well regarded as a consistently strong competitor, holding its own against even some of the greatest teams in the world. To see them on the pitch, you can buy or sell Italian Rugby Union tickets on StubHub now.
A solid history for Italy Rugby Union
The Italy Rugby Union team played their first official international match in 1929, and just a few years later, helped to found European Rugby alongside other major nations like France, Spain, the Netherlands and Germany. For the remainder of the twentieth century, they played in European and international rugby tournaments, regarded alongside countries such as Romania as being one of the best national teams outside of the big five. In 2000, Italy Rugby Union was finally invited to join the top teams to create a newly formed Six Nations Rugby: this annual tournament sees England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy compete against one another. Unfortunately, several of the best Italy Rugby Union players left the team at exactly this point, but after a slow start, the team has become a force to be reckoned with, if not a definite winner. Outside the Six Nations, Italy Rugby Union fixtures include matches against international top tier countries - one of the most exciting moments in their history was a 20-18 win against South Africa Rugby in 2016, marking the first time that they had managed to beat Australia, South Africa or New Zealand.
Don't miss international Italy Rugby Union fixtures
Known for their passion on the pitch and in the stands, tickets to Italian Rugby Union come with a guarantee of an emotionally charged atmosphere and passionate supporter behaviour. Large crowds always attend international matches, which are played at home in the Italy Rugby Union stadium of Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Despite rules allowing them to take on players of other nationalities, the vast majority of Italian Rugby Union players are from domestic clubs such as Benetton or Zebre Rugby - as the sport grows in popularity, the team wishes to concentrate on developing their own domestic talent. Known as the 'Azzurri' on account of their azure-blue kit, the team has also competed in every Rugby World Cup since the competition was established in 1987 and has consistently enjoyed a mid-range ranking in the international sport. With rugby only growing in popularity in Italy, this is an exciting time to get on board: tickets for Italy Rugby Union are available now to buy or sell on StubHub.
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