Italy A national rugby union team

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Emerging Italy
Union Federazione Italiana Rugby
Top scorer Luciano Orquera (119 Nations Cup Only)
Most tries Michele Sepe (4 Nations Cup Only)
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First international
Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg 3-34 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy B
(7 May 1964)
Largest win
Italy XV  Flag of Italy.svg 102-3 Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
(1° November 1997)
Largest defeat
Italy A  Flag of Italy.svg 17-45 Flag of England.svg  England Saxons
(29 January 2011)

The Italy A national rugby union team (Italian: Nazionale A di rugby a 15 dell'Italia, also known as Italia Emergenti which means Emerging Italy) are the second national rugby union team in Italy after the national side.

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They competed in the IRB Nations Cup from 2006 until 2013, except in 2011 when they played the Churchill Cup. Since 2014 they participate in the IRB Tbilisi Cup.

From 2016 it plays in the World Rugby Nations Cup.

Tournament record

YearTournamentHostRank
2006 IRB Nations Cup Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal2nd
2007 IRB Nations Cup Flag of Romania.svg Romania5th
2008 IRB Nations Cup Flag of Romania.svg Romania4th
2009 IRB Nations Cup Flag of Romania.svg Romania2nd
2010 IRB Nations Cup Flag of Romania.svg Romania3rd
2011 Churchill Cup Flag of England.svg England3rd
2012 IRB Nations Cup Flag of Romania.svg Romania3rd
2013 IRB Nations Cup Flag of Romania.svg Romania2nd
2014 IRB Tbilisi Cup Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia3rd
2015 World Rugby Tbilisi Cup Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia2nd
2016 World Rugby Nations Cup Flag of Romania.svg Romania4th
2017 World Rugby Nations Cup Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay6th
2018 World Rugby Nations Cup Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay3rd

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