Italy Rugby League World Cup 2022 Team Squad, Fixtures

Italy Rugby League World Cup 2022 Team Squad – Italy will be entering its third Rugby League World Cup. The Azzurri will be looking to make it past the group stages for the first time, having been knocked out at that stage in both 2013 and 2017. They will face tough opposition in their group, with Scotland, Fiji and Australia, all vying for a place in the knockout stages. 

However, Italy has some talented players who could cause some problems for their opponents. Leonardo Ghiraldini is one of the most experienced players in the squad and will be looking to lead Italy to victory. Other notable names include Terry Campese, James Tedesco and Mark Minichiello. 

Italy Rugby League World Cup 2022
Italy Rugby League World Cup 2022


Italy Rugby League World Cup 2022 Team Squad

Federazione Italiana Rugby League the governing body of Italy Rugby will have the responsibility of choosing its best players for the upcoming world cup. These players will have a major role to play if Italy has to record their best performance to date. To clear the group stage, Italy needs to score points against Fiji and Scotland and try to keep Australia under their control. If they do so, their dream journey will come true.

  • Sam Dolores
  • Dallas Gresco
  • Nick Okladnikov
  • Josh Mantellato
  • Rocco Battagliolo
  • Daniel Petralia
  • Terry Campese
  • Brenden Santi
  • Vinnie Ripepi
  • John Trimboli
  • Matthew Bonnano
  • Gioele Celerino
  • Dylan Patton
  • Simone Boscolo
  • Nick Serafino
  • Dominic Biondi
  • Anthony Curcio
  • Brock Pelligra
  • Callum Franchi
  • Luke Hodge

Italy Rugby League World Cup 2022 Fixtures

Italy are one of the sixteen teams which have qualified for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup 2022. They have been pooled in Group C along with Scotland, Fiji and Australia. 

Italy will begin their campaign against Scotland on 16th October at Kingston Park, Newcastle. On 22nd October, Italy will face Fiji at same venue. The final group stage match will be against world champions Australians on 29th October at Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens. 

Date Fixture Time (BST) Venue
Sun Oct 16 Italy vs Scotland 7:30 pm Kingston Park, Newcastle
Sat Oct 22 Italy vs Fiji 7:30 pm Kingston Park, Newcastle
Sat Oct 29 Italy vs Australia 2:30 pm Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens

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