Simon Picone

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Simon Picone
Personal information
Full name Simon Picone
Date of birth (1982-09-26) 26 September 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Club information
Position(s) Scrum-half
Current club Benetton Treviso
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
1998–2000
2000–2001
2001–2002
2002–
Viterbo
Rugby Roma
Rugby Silea
Treviso
1 (0)
1 (5)
19 (40)
87 (70)
Representative teams**
2008– Italy 23 (5)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only and
correct as of 31 January 2010.
** Representative team caps and points correct
as of 10 September 2010.

Simon Picone (born 26 September 1982) is an Italian rugby union player for Benetton Treviso in the RaboDirect Pro12 competition. He was born in Viterbo.

A Scrum-half, Picone was called up to the Italy squad for the 2008 Six Nations Championship. He came off the bench in Italy's 23–19 defeat to England in Rome to run in a try after charging down debutant England fly-half Danny Cipriani's kick.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parisse handed Italy captaincy". BBC. 2008-01-23. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 

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