Stefano Barba

Stefano Barba (born Rome, 10 January 1964) is a former Italian rugby union player and a current coach. He played as a centre.

Stefano Barba
Birth nameStefano Barba
Date of birth (1964-01-10) 10 January 1964 (age 57)
Place of birthRome, Italy
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight74.8 kg (165 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
CUS Roma Rugby
Petrarca Rugby
CUS Roma Rugby
Amatori Rugby Milano
CUS Roma Rugby
Rugby Roma Olimpic
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1997-1999 S.S. Lazio Rugby 1927 ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1985-1993 Italy 35 (30)

Player careerEdit

Barba played for CUS Roma Rugby (1982/83), Petrarca Rugby (1983/84-1984/85), where he won 2 Italian Championships, CUS Roma Rugby (1985/86-1989/90), Amatori Rugby Milano (1990/91-1992/93), winning the Italian Championship for 2 titles, in 1990/91 and 1992/93, CUS Roma Rugby (1993/94), Rugby Roma Olimpic (1994/95) and S.S. Lazio Rugby 1927 (1997/98-1998/99). He left competition aged 35 years old.

International careerEdit

He had 35 caps for Italy, from 1985 to 1993, scoring 7 tries, 30 points on aggregate. He was called for the 1987 Rugby World Cup, playing in two games and remaining scoreless, and for the 1991 Rugby World Cup, playing once again in two games and scoring a try.[1]

Coach careerEdit

After his retirement, he was the head coach of S.S. Lazio Rugby 1927, from 1998/99 to 2001/02. He also would be in charge of Italy U-17 national team, from 2003/04 to 2004/05.


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