Italy national under-20 rugby union team

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Italy under-20
Union Italian Rugby Federation
Nickname(s)Azzurrini
Coach(es) Alessandro Troncon
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Team kit
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First international
IRFU flag.svg Ireland 6-0 Italy Flag of Italy.svg
(1 February 2008)
Largest win
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(21 June 2008)
Largest defeat
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(9 June 2009)
World Cup
Appearances8 (First in 2008)
Best result8th 2017,2018

Italy's national under-20 rugby union team has competed in both the IRB Junior World Championship and IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy. They were one of four teams relegated in 2009 to the Junior World Trophy after finishing at the bottom of the tournament. They were again promoted to the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship after winning the 2010 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy.

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Italy finished in last place at the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship and has again been relegated to the Junior World Trophy for 2013. Then they won the 2013 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy so Italy will participate in the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship that was to be played in New Zealand.

Squad

Squad to the 2021 Six Nations Under 20s Championship [1]

Manfredi ALBANESE (Calvisano)

Luca ANDREANI (Rugby Bassa Bresciana)* - capitano

Riccardo ANDREOLI (Rugby Carpi)*

Andrea ANGELONE (Fiamme Oro)

Matteo BALDELLI (Cavalieri Union Prato)*

Valerio BIZZOTTO (Rugby Bassano)*

Fabrizio BOSCHETTI (Viadana)

Michele BRIGHETTI (Accademia Nazionale Ivan Francescato)*

Lorenzo CANNONE (Petrarca Padova)*

Giovanni CENEDESE (Villorba Rugby)*

Andrea CUOGHI (Modena Rugby)*

Tommaso DI BARTOLOMEO (Petrarca Padova)*

Filippo DRAGO (Mogliano)

Giacomo FERRARI (Capitolina Roma)*

Mattia FERRARIN (Petrarca Padova)

Arturo FUSARI (Fiamme Oro)

Alessandro GARBISI (Mogliano)

Riccardo GENOVESE (Calvisano)

Simone GESI (Colorno)

Muhamed HASA (Petrarca Padova)*

Leonardo MARIN (Mogliano)*

Giulio MARUCCHINI (Lazio)

Tommaso Menoncello (Benetton)

Ion NECULAI (Cavalieri Union Prato)*

Lorenzo PANI (Cavalieri Union Prato)*

Nicola Piantella (Rangers Vicenza)*

Luca RIZZOLI (Capitolina Roma)*

Fabio SCHIABEL (San Donà)

Mirco SPAGNOLO (Checco Camposampiero Rugby)*

Nicolò TENEGGI (Valorugby Emilia)*

Flavio Pio VACCARI (Capitolina Roma)*

Ross Micheal VINTCENT (Accademia Nazionale Ivan Francescato)*

*Member of F.I.R. Academy

Management

Tournament Record

YearTournamentHostRankResult
2008 Junior World Championship Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 11th
2009 Junior World Championship Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 13thRelegated to 2010 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy
2010 Junior World Trophy Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1stPromoted to 2011 IRB Junior World Championship
2011 Junior World Championship Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 11th
2012 Junior World Championship Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 12thRelegated to 2013 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy
2013 Junior World Trophy Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 1stPromoted to 2014 IRB Junior World Championship
2014 Junior World Championship Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 11th
2015 Junior World Championship Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 11th
2016 Junior World Championship Flag of England.svg  England 11th
2017 Junior World Championship Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia 8th
2018 Junior World Championship Flag of France.svg  France 8th
2019 Junior World Championship Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 9th
2020 Junior World Championship Flag of Italy.svg  Italy TBC

F.I.R. Academy

During the regular season, many players of Under-20 are selected to play for F.I.R. Academy "Ivan Francescato" of Remedello, Brescia. [2] This team plays in Italian Serie A, Pool A.

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