Italy name 34 man squad to prepare for Six Nations
Conor O’Shea has called up 34 players to prepare for the NatWest 6 Nations 2018 that will take place at the Center of “Giulio Onesti” Olympic Preparation in Rome
The Azzurri meet for the first meets up of the year from Sunday 21st to Wednesday 24th January.
Italy kick off their Six Nations against England at ‘Olimpico di Roma before heading to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin to face Ireland the following week
There is first call-up for Jake Polledri, the 22-year-old flanker from Gloucester Rugby who has already worn blue with Italy U20 and Italia Emergenti.
The two young Benetton Rugby forwards Marco Riccioni and Cherif Traorè were invited to take part in the three-day training session.