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Italy captain Sergio Parisse in action

08 March 2013

Parisse returns to lead new-look Azzurri

Italy coach Jacques Brunel has made seven changes to his side ahead of Saturday's RBS 6 Nations meeting with England at Twickenham, with captain Sergio Parisse returning to earn his 94th cap following a reduced ban picked up while on club duty

England fans will be able to view the programme on the app

08 March 2013

RFU launches match day programme app for fans

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) today (Friday) announced the launch of its rugby union programme app for fans before Sunday’s England RBS 6 Nations match against Italy.

Chris Ashton makes a tackle against France

08 March 2013

Try Tracker stats say English defence must be on song against Italy

According to TryTracker if Italy are to stand a chance of winning at Twickenham they are going to have to challenge at the breakdown and keep the ball in hand.

Geoff Parling will start against Italy for England

08 March 2013

VIDEO – Our accuracy must be better says Parling

With the steely focus he has applied to the entirety of his 15-game England career, Geoff Parling says Stuart Lancaster’s side cannot look too far ahead with Italy the next challenge at Twickenham on Sunday.

England prop Mako Vunipola

08 March 2013

VIDEO - Mako in as Lancaster makes 5 changes

Mako Vunipola will make his first start for England in Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations match against Italy at Twickenham Stadium (3pm, BBC One)