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Scotland Defeat Italy At Murrayfield Despite Conceding Three Late Tries

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Scotland welcomed Conor O’Shea’s Italy side to Murrayfield today in the opening round of this year’s Six Nations and it proved to be a relatively comfortable win for Gregor Townsend’s men despite conceding three tries in the final ten minutes. Scotland thought they had broken the deadlock after three minutes through Grant Gilchrist, however, the second-rower was deemed to have committed …

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Conor O’Shea Names Former England U20 Sisi In Italy Six Nations Squad

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Former England Under-20 back-row David Sisi could earn his first cap for Italy after being called up in coach Conor O’Shea’s 31-man preliminary training squad for the Six Nations on Wednesday. Germany-born Sisi, 25, who moved from English club Bath to Italian Pro 14 side Zebre in 2017, made 14 appearances for England’s youth side between 2012 and 2013. O’Shea’s …

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South African Paul Willemse Included In France Six Nations Squad

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South Africa-born Paul Willemse was one of five uncapped players named by Jacques Brunel Wednesday in the France squad for the two opening matches of the Six Nations. Ex-Bulls lock Willemse, 26, qualifies for his adoptive country on residency grounds having spent more than three years with Top 14 clubs Montpellier and Grenoble. The Pretoria native received his citizenship in …

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