Andrea Lovotti rugby player
Andrea Lovotti rugby player

Andrea Lovotti

28th Jul 1989 1.83m/118kg Loosehead Prop

After growing up in the youth sporting team of Piacenza Gossolengo, Lovotti passed to Rugby Calvisano in the 2008-09 season.

Low Italian system ranks saw the prop's return to his previous youth club at the top flight of the National Championship of Excellence where he immediately won the title of Champion of Italy and the Excellence Trophy.

Capped for Italy at U19 level in 2008 and started all five games at Six Nations for Italy U20s in 2009. He played for Italy U20s in all their matches at the Junior World Championships in Japan summer 2009.

Helped Calvisano win Eccellenza title in 2014 and made his PRO12 debut for Zebre at Ulster in September 2014.

Represented Emerging Italy at the 2012 and 2013 Nations Cup in Bucharest and also at Tbilisi Cup in 2014. Made his test debut starting in the RBS Six Nations game against France in Paris in 2016 round 1, started all Championship games since

Toured the Americas last summer adding three more caps at loosehead and gained another against the All Blacks in Rome in November.

Lovotti, currently has 38 appearances for his country.

Career

image Zebre Rugby
Loosehead Prop
2014 - present
RUGBYLIVORNO1931 Livorno
Loosehead Prop
2009 - 2010
crociatirugby Crociati
Loosehead Prop
2010 - 2011
Rugby_Calvisano_Logo Calvisano
Loosehead Prop
2011 - 2014
italy Italy
Loosehead Prop
2016 - 2020