Carlo Festuccia

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Carlo Festuccia
Full name Carlo Festuccia
Date of birth (1980-06-20) 20 June 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth L'Aquila, Italy
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb; 14 st 7 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Current team Zebre
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998–2002
2002–2007
2007–2011
2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2016
2016-2017
2017-
L'Aquila
Gran Rugby
Racing 92
Aironi
Crociati Parma
Zebre
Wasps
Zebre
Wasps
12
87
67
(5)
(40)
(25)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003- Italy 54 (10)
Correct as of 25 January 2016

Carlo Festuccia (born 20 June 1980) is an Italian rugby union footballer. He started playing for L'Aquila Rugby, then moved to Gran Rugby. With both teams he competed in the Super 10 in Italy. His usual position is at hooker.

Festuccia was born in L'Aquila. he has also played for the Italian national team. He made his debut for the national team in a 2003 match against Wales, and was that same year, included in Italy's squad for the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Australia.

In 2007, he moved to France, signing with Top 14 side Racing Métro 92 and playing there for four seasons. Festuccia returned to Italy in 2011 to join the Pro12 side Aironi.

On 2 September 2013 it was announced that Festuccia would leave Zebre to join London Wasps in the Aviva Premiership.

Festuccia returned to Zebre 3 years later ahead of the 2016/17 season. On 23 January 2017, Festuccia resign with Wasps for the rest of 2016-17 season.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "FrenchRugbyClub Racing-Métro 92 squad". FrenchRugbyClub.com. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Wasps resign Zebre and Italy hooker Carlo Festuccia". BBC Sport. 23 January 2017. Retrieved 22 February 2017.