Italy include Zisti for first cap
September 30, 1999
The Italian side announced today for Saturday's clash with England at Twickenham includes one new cap, winger Nick Zisti.
The former South Sydney and Bradford Bulls rugby league player, who joined Roma this season, is included on the wing.
Also included is former Richmond, now Narbonne full back Matt Pini who won eight Australian caps, and was a member of the Wallabies squad at the 1995 World Cup
Italian team: Matthew Pini; Paulo Vaccari, Cristian Stoica, Luca Martin, Nick Zisti; Diego Dominguez, Alessandro Troncon; Orazio Arancio, Mauro Bergamasco, Massimo Giovanelli (capt), Mark Giacheri, Walter Cristofoletto, Franco Properzi Curti, Alessandro Moscardi, Paulo Pucciariello
Replacements: Nicola Mazzucato, Francesco Mazzariol, Giampiero Mazzi, Andrea de Rossi, Carlo Checchinato, Andrea Castellani, Andrea Moretti