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Satisfaction all round as France edge out Italy

Home» Sports » Other Sports PARIS: France and Italy came away from their tight Six Nations clash at the Stade de France on Saturday equally satisfied. The hosts snatched a 23-21 success thanks to Jules Plisson's penalty four minutes from the end but …
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Plisson gets France out of jail against Italy

Updated: Saturday, 06 Feb 2016 17:45 | Comments Jules Plisson kicked the winning penalty for France France 23-21 Italy New France head coach Guy Noves was spared an early embarrassment as his side came from eight points behind to beat Italy 23-21 in the …
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Port Perry’s Ethan Best invited to international hockey tournament in Italy

PORT PERRY — Port Perry native Ethan Best is going to Italy in the spring to play in an international hockey tournament. The 11-year-old defenceman stands five feet nine and is 160 pounds, making him a presence on the ice which has been recognized by the …
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Rugby: Vakatawa and Plisson shine as France edge out Italy

PARIS: Virimi Vakatawa and Jules Plisson shone in a new-look France team who secured a hard-fought 23-21 victory over Italy in their Six Nations opener on Saturday. Coach Guy Noves made a winning start as sevens stalwart Vakatawa, who had not played …
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France cling on for nailbiting win over Italy

France's Virimi Vakatawa scores a try Understandably given the terrible attacks of November, security was tight before the game, yet the public were compliant. They arrived early, some two hours before kick-off, patiently making their way through the …
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Watch: Italy no. 8 Parisse shows why forwards don't kick with hilariously bad drop goal

“Parisse! No way! Can he do it? The captain… No.”#6Nations #FRAITA pic.twitter.com/lfbpp9EV0t — SportsJOE.ie (@SportsJOEdotie) February 6, 2016 Italy number eight Sergio Parisse failed spectacularly with a last-minute drop goal against France in the Six …
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Virimi Vakatawa, Jules Plisson star as France edge out Italy in Six Nations

JULIEN PRETOT Last updated 06:31, February 7 2016 GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS Virimi Vakatawa celebrates after scoring a try on debut during France's 23-21 Six Nations victory over Italy in Paris. Virimi Vakatawa and Jules Plisson shone in a new-look …
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Italy Demands Answers as Student's Body Flown in From Cairo

Italy demanded Saturday that Egyptian authorities swiftly determine who was responsible for the torture and slaying of an Italian doctoral student researching Egyptian labor movements and other social issues in Cairo. Justice Minister Andrea Orlando spoke …
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France 23-21 Italy: Jules Plisson's late penalty gives hosts win in Six Nations opener as Sergio Parisse misses a last-gasp drop goal

New head coach Guy Noves was spared an early embarrassment as France came from eight points behind to beat Italy 23-21 in the opening match of the RBS 6 Nations. France had won all eight previous Six Nations matches between the teams at the Stade de …
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Vakatawa and Plisson shine as France edge out Italy

Coach Guy Noves made a winning start as sevens stalwart Vakatawa, who had not played 15-man rugby in more than two years, scored the first try from the wing. Damien Chouly and Hugo Bonneval also crossed the line and flyhalf Plisson kicked a conversion and …
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