Simon Picone

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Simon Picone
Full name Simon Picone
Date of birth (1982-09-26) 26 September 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Current team Benetton Treviso
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998–2000
2000–2001
2001–2002
2002–
Viterbo
Rugby Roma
Rugby Silea
Treviso
1
1
19
87
((0)
(5)
(40)
(70))
Correct as of 31 January 2010
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008– Italy 23 ((5))
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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