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All change for Italy ahead of visit to Dragons' lair

Italy Coach Jacques Brunel Photo: RBS Six

Italy Coach Jacques Brunel has made sweeping changes to his side for Saturday's Six Nations visit to Cardiff. Behind the scrum there's a brand new pair of half-backs, plus a return for experienced campaigners Mirco Bergamasco and Gonzalo Canale. Up front, Andrea Lo Cicero returns to bolster the front row, while lock Cornelius van Zyl and flanker Simone Favaro are also added. Full team:

  • Andrea Masi
  • Luke McLean
  • Gonzalo Canale
  • Alberto Sgarbi
  • Mirco Bergamasco
  • Kris Burton
  • Fabio Semenzato
  • Sergio Parisse (c)
  • Simone Favaro
  • Alessandro Zanni
  • Cornelius van Zyl
  • Quintin Geldenhuys
  • Lorenzo Cittadini
  • Leonardo Ghiraldini
  • Andrea Lo Cicero

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