Six Nations

Italy call on uncapped flyhalf

2017-03-01 16:16
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Cape Town - Italy have named uncapped flyhalf Matteo Minozzi in their squad that is preparing to face France, replacing the injured Tommaso Allan.

Allan has been ruled out of the rest of the Six Nations with Calvisano playmaker Minozzi coming in ahead of next week's Stadio Olimpico clash.

Italy currently sit on zero points in the standings after three successive losses and host France before travelling to Scotland in their last game.

They host France on March 11.

Italy squad

Forwards: Pietro Ceccarelli, Dario Chistolini, Lorenzo Cittadini, Andrea Lovotti, Sami Panico, Tommaso D'Apice, Ornel Gega, Leonardo Ghiraldini, George Fabio Biagi, Marco Fuser, Federico Ruzza, Andries Van Schalkwyk, Simone Favaro, Maxime Mata Mbanda', Francesco Minto, Sergio Parisse (c), Abraham Jurgens Steyn

Backs: Giorgio Bronzini, Edoardo Gori, Marcello Violi, Carlo Canna, Matteo Minozzi, Tommaso Benvenuti, Tommaso Boni, Michele Campagnaro, Luke McLean, Giulio Bisegni, Angelo Esposito, Giovambattista Venditti, Edoardo Padovani, Luca Sperandio

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