Tommaso Reato

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Tommaso Reato
Birth nameTommaso Reato
Date of birth (1984-05-12) 12 May 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Rovigo, Italy
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight16 st 0 lb (102 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Current team Rugby Rovigo
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
  Rugby Rovigo ()
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2008- Italy
Italy A
9 (0)

Tommaso Reato (born 12 May 1984) is an Italian rugby union player.

Rugby union Team sport, code of rugby football

Rugby union, widely known simply as rugby, is a contact team sport that originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its most common form, a game is played between two teams of 15 players using an oval-shaped ball on a rectangular field with H-shaped goalposts at either end.

Reato was born in Rovigo, and plays for Rugby Rovigo in the Top12. Reato's position of choice is at Lock.

Rovigo Comune in Veneto, Italy

Rovigo is a town and comune in the Veneto region of Northeast Italy, the capital of the eponymous province.

Top12 top-tier Italian rugby union championship

The Top12 is the highest tier of the national rugby union competition in Italy. The first Italian championship took place in 1929, contested by six of the sixteen teams that existed in Italy at that time.

He was called up to the Italy squad for the 2008 Six Nations Championship. [1]

Italy national rugby union team sports team

The Italy national rugby union team is the representative national team in the sport of rugby union for the nation of Italy. The team is known as gli Azzurri. Savoy blue is the common colour of the national teams representing Italy, as it is the traditional colour of the royal House of Savoy which reigned over the Kingdom of Italy from 1860 to 1946.

2008 Six Nations Championship

The 2008 Six Nations Championship, known as the 2008 RBS 6 Nations because of sponsorship by the Royal Bank of Scotland, was the ninth series of the rugby union Six Nations Championship, the 114th series of the international championship.

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References

  1. "Parisse handed Italy captaincy". BBC. 23 January 2008. Retrieved 2 February 2008.