History of rugby union matches between Ireland and Italy

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A scrum during Italy vs Ireland at the Six Nations 2011

The Ireland and Italy rugby union teams have a rivalry dating back to New Year's Eve 1988 when Ireland defeated Italy in a friendly, 31-15. Ireland have dominated the meetings, with the Italians having achieved four victories. The teams' most recent meeting, was on 8 March 2014 in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, where Ireland won 46-7.

Overall Summary[edit]

Details Played Won by Ireland Won by Italy Drawn Ireland points Italy points
In Ireland 13 12 1 0 453 196
In Italy 9 6 3 0 257 177
Neutral venue 1 1 0 0 36 6
Overall 23 19 4 0 746 379

Results[edit]

Date Venue Score Victor Competition
8 March 2014 Aviva Stadium, Dublin 46 – 7  Ireland 2014 Six Nations Championship
16 March 2013 Stadio Olimpico, Rome 22 – 15  Italy 2013 Six Nations Championship
25 February 2012 Aviva Stadium, Dublin 42 – 10  Ireland 2012 Six Nations Championship
2 October 2011 Otago Stadium, Dunedin 36 – 6  Ireland 2011 Rugby World Cup
5 February 2011 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 11 – 13  Ireland 2011 Six Nations Championship
6 February 2010 Croke Park, Dublin 29 – 11  Ireland 2010 Six Nations Championship
15 February 2009 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 9 – 38  Ireland 2009 Six Nations Championship
2 February 2008 Croke Park, Dublin 16 – 11  Ireland 2008 Six Nations Championship
24 August 2007 Ravenhill Stadium, Belfast 23 – 20  Ireland 2007 Rugby World Cup warm-up tests
17 March 2007 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 24 – 51  Ireland 2007 Six Nations Championship
4 February 2006 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 26 – 16  Ireland 2006 Six Nations Championship
6 February 2005 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 17 – 28  Ireland 2005 Six Nations Championship
20 March 2004 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 19 – 3  Ireland 2004 Six Nations Championship
30 August 2003 Thomond Park, Limerick 61 – 6  Ireland 2003 Rugby World Cup warm up tests
22 February 2003 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 13 – 37  Ireland 2003 Six Nations Championship
23 March 2002 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 32 – 17  Ireland 2002 Six Nations Championship
3 February 2001 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 22 – 41  Ireland 2001 Six Nations Championship
4 March 2000 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 60 – 13  Ireland 2000 Six Nations Championship
10 April 1999 Lansdowne Road 39 – 30  Ireland
20 December 1997 Stadio Renato Dall'Ara, Bologna 37 – 22  Italy
4 January 1997 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 29 – 37  Italy
6 May 1995 Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Treviso 22 – 12  Italy
31 December 1988 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 31 – 15  Ireland

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