Robert Barbieri

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Robert Barbieri
Full name Robert Julian Barbieri
Date of birth (1984-06-05) June 5, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Toronto, Canada
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 108 kg (238 lb; 17 st 0 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Loose Forward
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2000–03
2003–07
2007–2014
2014-
Yeomen
Crociati RFC
Treviso
Leicester

50
113

(45)
(125)
correct as of 12 June 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006– Italy 37 (15)
correct as of 22 June 2014.

Robert Julian Barbieri (born 5 June 1984 in Toronto, Canada) is a Canadian-born Italian rugby union player. He plays as a flanker. He decided to represent Italy.

He has played for Yeomen (2000–03) in Canada, before moving to Italian side Overmach Rugby Parma (2003–07). Barbieri currently plays for Benetton Treviso.

His first game for Italy was the 52-6 win over Japan, on 9 June 2006, the same day his brother, Michael Barbieri, earned his first cap for Canada in Toronto against England. Robert Barbieri was a member of the Italian squad that was present at the 2007 Rugby World Cup finals, but was ruled out due to injury. He took part in the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

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