Italy national rugby sevens team

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This article is about the men's team. For the women's team, see Italy women's national rugby sevens team.
Italy
Italian Rugby Federation logo.svg
Union Italian Rugby Federation
Coach(es) Andrew Vilk
Team kit
Change kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 3 (First in 1993)
Best result 17th 1993, 2005

The Italy national rugby sevens team occasionally compete in the IRB Sevens World Series, and have done so since the series' was introduced in 1999. Although they do compete in the series, they do not participate in every leg. Their first (and currently only) ever points in the World Series came in 2003, when they scored four points in the Cardiff leg of the series. As well as competing in the IRB World Series the Italian team also compete in the FIRA European Sevens circuit.

Italy also plays qualifying matches for two quadrennial tournaments -- the Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Summer Olympics. Italy has participated in the Sevens World Cup multiple times, but has not qualified for the Olympics.

Tournament history[edit]

Rugby World Cup Sevens[edit]

World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Scotland 1993 Pool Stage 17th 5 1 0 4
Hong Kong 1997 Did Not Qualify
Argentina 2001 Did Not Qualify
Hong Kong 2005 Bowl Winner 17th 8 3 1 4
United Arab Emirates 2009 Bowl Quarter-Finals 21st 4 1 0 3
Russia 2013 Did Not Qualify
Total 0 Titles 3/6 17 5 1 11

Sevens Grand Prix Series[edit]

Grand Prix record
Year Round Position
Germany 2002 Not played
Germany 2003 Pool Stage N.C.
Spain 2004 Runners-Up 2nd
Russia 2005 Third Place 3rd
Russia 2006 Third Place 3rd
Germany 2007 Sixth Place 6th
Germany 2008 Fifth Place 5th
Germany 2009 Third Place 3rd
Russia 2010 Seventh Place 7th
European Union 2011 Seventh Place 7th
European Union 2012 Ninth Place 9th
France Romania 2013 Fourth Place 4th
European Union 2014 Eleventh Place 11th
European Union 2015 Eleventh Place 11th
European Union 2016 Sixth Place 6th

Current squad[edit]

Squad to the 2016 Rugby Europe Men's Sevens Championships:

See also[edit]

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