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Italy v England by numbers

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.


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