Italy national rugby sevens team

The Italy national rugby sevens team has occasionally competed in the IRB Sevens World Series since the series' was introduced in 1999, although they do not participate in every leg. Their first (and currently only) ever points in the World Series came in 2003, when they scored four points in the Cardiff leg of the series. Italy also competes in the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series each summer.

UnionItalian Rugby Federation
Nickname(s)Gli Azzurri (The Blues)
Coach(es)Matteo Mazzantini
Team kit
Change kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances3 (First in 1993)
Best result17th 1993, 2005

Italy also plays qualifying matches for two quadrennial tournaments—the Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Summer Olympics. Italy has participated in the Sevens World Cup multiple times, but has not qualified for the Olympics.

Tournament historyEdit

Rugby World Cup SevensEdit

Rugby World Cup Sevens Record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  1993 Pool Stage 17th 5 1 4 0
 1997 Did not qualify
  2005 Bowl Winner 17th 8 3 4 1
  2009 Bowl Quarter-Finals 21st 4 1 3 0
  2013 Did not qualify
Total 0 Titles 3/7 17 5 11 1

Sevens Grand Prix SeriesEdit

Rugby Europe Sevens Record
Year Round Position
  2002 Not played
  2003 Pool Stage N.C.
  2004 Runners-Up 2nd
  2005 Third Place 3rd
  2006 Third Place 3rd
  2007 Sixth Place 6th
  2008 Fifth Place 5th
  2009 Third Place 3rd
  2010 Seventh Place 7th
  2011 Seventh Place 7th
  2012 Ninth Place 9th
    2013 Fifth Place 5th
  2014 Eleventh Place 11th
  2015 Eleventh Place 11th
  2016 Sixth Place 6th
  2017 Tenth Place 10th
  2018 Seventh Place 7th
    2019 Fifth Place 5th
  2020 Not played
    2021 Seventh Place 7th
    2022 Fifth Place 5th

World Rugby Sevens Challenger SeriesEdit

World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series Record
Year Round Position
    2020 Ninth Place 9th
  2022 did not Qualify
  2023 Seventh Place 7th

Current squadEdit

Squad to the 2023 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series:[1]

See alsoEdit



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