Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Home Sport Rugby

Italy v England by numbers

Published 13/02/2016

England have won all 21 of their meetings with Italy
England have won all 21 of their meetings with Italy

England's face Italy in the RBS 6 Nations on Sunday.

Here, Press Association Sport looks over some of the statistics.

2 - the number of Six Nations games refereed by Kiwi official Glen Jackson.

0 - the number victories Italy have registered in round two of the 16 previous instalments of the Six Nations.

21 - the number of times England beaten Italy in 21 meetings.

1 - the number of times England have lost in their last 10 Six Nations matches - 19-9 to Ireland in Dublin last year.

4 - the number of points by which England won on their 2008 and 2012 visits to Rome.

426 - the number of metres Italy ran with the ball in hand against France last weekend. It was the highest of any nation in round one.

2 - the number of times brothers Billy and Mako Vunipola will have started together for England.

530 - the number of caps in England's starting XV.

26.3 - the average age of England's starting XV.

115 - the number of caps held by Italy number eight Sergio Parisse.

How to Complain

If you have a complaint about the editorial content of the Belfast Telegraph or Sunday Life then contact the Editor here. If you are not satisfied with the response provided then you can contact the Independent Press Standards Organisation here

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph