Wales lead Italy 26-9 with 15 minutes to go in Rome.
Jonathan Davies made the most of a lucky bounce to collect a kick through and score after 44 minutes.
With Italian prop Martin Castrogiovanni in the sin bin, Alex Cuthbert ran a fantastic line to touch down in the corner for Wales' second try on the hour mark.
More top news
RAF veteran Andy Davies says the Royal British Legion helped him get back on his feet after problems with alcohol.
Lucy has the latest weather forecast for Wales
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has said her MPs won't back English votes for English laws until Wales gets an extra £1.2 billion a year.