Head to head: Azzurri make history with dramatic victory
March 10, 2007

ITALY v WALES
Stadio Flaminio, Rome
Saturday 10th March 2007
Referee: Chris White (England)
Touch judges: 1-Wayne Barnes (England) 2-Taizo Hirabayashi (Japan)
TMO: tba (RFU)

Head to Head
Played 13
Italy won 1
Wales won 11
Drawn 1

Biggest wins

Wales Points & Margin 60-21 1999

Italy Points & Margin 30-22 2003

Biggest wins and losses in International Championship
Wales
Win
Points and Margin 49-14 v France 1910
Loss
Points 26-60 v England 1998
Margin 0-51 v France 1998

Italy (since joining Six Nations)
Win
Points and Margin 37-17 v Scotland 2007
Loss
Points and Margin 23-80 v England 2001

Italy wins and draws in Six Nations
2000 Scotland Rome W34-20
2003 Wales Rome W30-22
2004 Scotland Rome W20-14
2006 Wales Cardiff D18-18
2007 Scotland Murrayfield W37-17

Composite Six Nations Record (2000-07)
Italy P38 W4 D1 L33
Wales P38 W14 D2 L22

Italy - form guide from 2006 Six Nations
Ireland (6N) A L 16-26
England (6N) H L 16-31
France (6N) A L 12-37
Wales (6N) A D 18-18
Scotland (6N) H L 10-13
Japan A W 52-6
Fiji A L 18-29
Portugal (RWC) H W 83-0
Russia (RWC) A W 67-7
Australia H L 18-25
Argentina H L 16-23
Canada H W 41-6
France (6N) H L 3-39
England (6N) A L 7-20
Scotland (6N) A W 37-17

Wales - form guide from 2006 Six Nations
England (6N) A L 13-47
Scotland (6N) H W 28-18
Ireland (6N) A L 5-31
Italy (6N) H D 18-18
France (6N) H L 16-21
Argentina A L 25-27
Argentina A L 27-45
Australia H D 29-29
Pacific Islanders H W 38-20
Canada H W 61-26
New Zealand H L 10-45
Ireland (6N) H L 9-19
Scotland (6N) A L 9-21
France (6N) A L 21-32

Italy - most capped players
93 Alessandro Troncon
83 Carlo Checchinato
74 Diego Dominguez
69 Massimo Cuttitta
69 Cristian Alessandro Stoica
64 Paolo Vaccari
63 Andrea lo Cicero

Most capped players in world rugby
127 George Gregan
119* Jason Leonard
111 Philippe Sella
110 Fabien Pelous
101 David Campese
95 Stephen Larkham
93 Alessandro Troncon
93** Gareth Thomas
93 Serge Blanco
92 Sean Fitzpatrick
92*** Martin Johnson
92 Gareth Llewellyn
* Leonard has 114 caps for England and 5 for the Lions.
** Thomas has 90 caps for Wales and 3 for the Lions
***Johnson has 84 caps for England and 8 for the Lions

Italy - most captaincies
37 Massimo Giovanelli
34 Marco Bollesan
33 Marco Bortolami
22 Massimo Cuttitta

Italy - all time leading points scorers
983 Diego Dominguez
483 Stefano Bettarello
296 Luigi Troiani
222 Ramiro Pez

Italy - all time leading try scorers
25 Marcello Cuttitta
22 Paolo Vaccari
21 Carlo Checchinato
21 Manrico Marchetto

Wales - most capped players
92 Gareth Llewellyn
90 Gareth Thomas
87 Neil Jenkins
84 Colin Charvis
72 Ieuan Evans
68 Martyn Williams
61 Stephen Jones
59 Rob Howley
59 Garin Jenkins

Wales - all time leading points scorers
1049 Neil Jenkins
536 Stephen Jones
304 Paul Thorburn
211 Arwel Thomas
185 Gareth Thomas
166 Phil Bennett

Wales - all time leading try scorers
37 Gareth Thomas
33 Ieuan Evans
28 Shane Williams
20 Gareth Edwards
20 Gerald Davies
20 Colin Charvis
18 Rhys Williams

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