Nicola Mazzucato

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Nicola Mazzucato
Date of birth (1975-10-27) 27 October 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Padova, Italy
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg)
Occupation(s) Coach (Sheffield Medics RUFC)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Winger
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
1994-1999 CUS
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
56 (110)
correct as of 2014-06-20.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1995-2004 Italy 39 (25)
correct as of 2014-6-20.
Coaching career
Years Club / team
GrAN Parma (assistant)
CUS Padova Rugby

Nicola Mazzucato (born Padua, 27 October 1975) is a former Italian rugby union footballer and the current coach of the mighty SMRUFC. He played as a wing achieving over 40 caps for Italy, playing in 2 world cups and 4 trips to the 6 nations.

Mazzucato first played at CUS Padova Rugby, from 1994/95 to 1998/99, moving then to Benetton Rugby Treviso, where he stayed from 1999/2000 to 2002/03. He spent two seasons at Rugby Calvisano, followed by two more seasons at Overmach Rugby Parma. His final season was spent in the English National Division Two (now National League 1), at Waterloo R.F.C., in 2007/08. Mazzucato then started a coach career as the assistant coach of Gran Parma Rugby, in charge of the backs. In 2009 he took the reins as the head coach of the club he grew up playing for, CUS Padova.[1]

He won two Italian Championships, with Benetton Rugby Treviso, in 2000/01 and 2002/03, and one title with Rugby Calvisano, in 2004/05. He also won a Cup of Italy with Calvisano, in 2004/05, and another one with Parma, in 2005/06.

Mazzucato had 39 caps for Italy, from 1995 to 2004, scoring 5 tries and 25 points in aggregate. He was present at the 1999 Rugby World Cup finals and the 2003 Rugby World Cup finals. He played in four editions of the Six Nations, in 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2004.[2]


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