The Italy national rugby union team, nicknamed the Azzurri or the Blues, represent Italy in the rugby union for the Six Nations and Autumn Internationals. Italy compete annually in the Six Nations Championship with England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Italy were the holders of the Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy in 2011. During the 2011 Six Nations, Italy played three home games which resulted in an exhilarating 22–21 victory over France and were only 12 points in combined deficit to securing victories over Ireland and Wales. Italy head coach is Conor O'Shea. Sergio Parisse is the current Italy captain. Plan ahead to buy Italy rugby tickets to enjoy the white-hot atmosphere of the mouth-watering rugby matches. Buy Italy Rugby tickets securely online for all Italy Six Nations games.