# italy - Yesterday’s News
Only a handful of women have ever broken ranks with one of the most powerful and violent of all the Italian mafia groups.
Eoin Reddan says any ideas that Ireland travel to Paris as favourites are wide of the mark.
# italy - Saturday 8 March, 2014
As the veteran centre attempted to deflect praise, Paul O’Connell says the skill of the man continues to amaze.
O’Driscoll shows his class, Italians fade after Irish onslaught and Joe Schmidt’s men are showing consistency.
The legendary centre was holding back the tears when he was interviewed on RTE.
We went minute-by-minute for Brian O’Driscoll’s last home international.., and there’s a Championship to be played for too.
The versatile forward is respectful, but confident of taking on all comers for the role of blindside with Ulster and Ireland
# italy - Friday 7 March, 2014
Because there will be 45 players not called Brian O’Driscoll on the field tomorrow.
Italy beat Ireland in Rome last year but are bottom of the table coming to Lansdowne Road.
# italy - Thursday 6 March, 2014
The Ireland Women’s out-half talks about making the video that has promoted the clash with Italy this week.
The young Ulster forward is keen to prove he is much more than just an impact sub.
Joe Schmidt has resisted the temptation to tinker against Italy in the Six Nations this weekend.
Iain Henderson for Peter O’Mahony is the only change to Ireland’s starting line-up to take on Italy.
The Ireland forwards coach is calling on his pack to finish off the Six Nations with two more powerful performances.
# italy - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
The Leinster flanker is struggling with a shoulder injury and will miss the remaining two games.
The Ulsterman has underlined his preference for playing six, and there may be an opening in that position against Italy.
# italy - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
He had applied for a permit to come to the European Popular Party conference this week by a Milan court has rejected his application.
The 24-year-old loosehead prop has been impressive off the bench and in training for Ireland.
Ireland’s legendary centre explains his thoughts as he heads for the home straight of an incredible international career.
Forwards coach John Plumtree is positive over the out-half’s involvement this weekend, but O’Mahony is still a doubt.
This weekend’s Six Nations clash will be the first time a women’s international has been held at the Aviva Stadium.
# italy - Monday 3 March, 2014
Meanwhile, the Leinster centre outlines what has made his centre partnership with Gordon D’Arcy so successful.
Deterioration in state of ancient Roman site described as “dramatic”.
Meanwhile, there have been updates on the injury problems for Peter O’Mahony, Luke Marshall and a host of others.
Come on in and hand out some jerseys.
# italy - Sunday 2 March, 2014
Before BOD plays his last international in Ireland this week, come in and tell us your memories of watching him play.
# italy - Thursday 27 February, 2014
The Ireland out-half reflects on last weekend’s defeat in Twickenham, but also looks forward to facing Italy.
# italy - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
With just four places in the match-day squad up for grabs, the Kiwi coach admits it’s difficult to get the selection balance right.
# italy - Thursday 20 February, 2014
The Italian out-half played for Scotland at underage level before switching to the country of his birth.
# italy - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
Interim coach Scott Johnson is keeping us guessing with these starting line-ups.
# italy - Monday 17 February, 2014
Matteo Renzi, nicknamed ‘Fonzie’ for his leather-and-jeans dress sense, is expected to form a government in the coming day.
# italy - Friday 14 February, 2014
Stocks jumped as the beleagured Enrico Letta submitted his formal resignation.
# italy - Monday 10 February, 2014
The northern Italian side say their decision comes due to the ‘absence of certainty’ around the league.
The French were 20-point winners in Paris on Sunday afternoon.
# italy - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
Queen Elizabeth will meet with the Pontiff on 3 April, Buckingham Palace announced today.
# italy - Saturday 1 February, 2014
Warren Gatland’s men were unconvincing in victory over the Michele Campagnaro-inspired Italians.
Raffaele Sollecito said he turned back from a trip when he learned he had been convicted for a second time of the killing of Meredith Kercher.
# italy - Friday 31 January, 2014
That’s settled it. We’re never leaving the country again.