Italy forced into late hooker switch

Late change for Italy

Eurosport

Vice-captain Ghiraldini was initially named in the team for the wooden-spoon game but has failed to shake off a foot injury.

Revised Team: 15-Andrea Masi, 14-Giovambattista Venditti, 13-Tommaso Benvenuti, 12-Gonzalo Canale, 11-Mirco Bergamasco, 10-Kristopher Burton, 9-Edoardo Gori, 8-Sergio Parisse (captain), 7-Robert Barbieri, 6-Alessandro Zanni, 5-Marco Bortolami, 4-Quintin Geldenhuys, 3-Martin Castrogiovanni, 2-Fabio Ongaro, 1-Andrea Lo Cicero

Replacements: 16-Tommaso D'Apice, 17-Lorenzo Cittadini, 18-Joshua Furno, 19-Simone Favaro, 20-Manoa Vosawai, 21-Tobias Botes, 22-Giulio Toniolatti.

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