Luca Bigi rugby player
Luca Bigi rugby player

Luca Bigi

19th Apr 1991 1.82m/104kg Hooker

Scotland claim record win over Italy

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy scored first but Scotland then took firm control of their Six Nations clash in Edinburgh, scoring eight tries against their visitors.   Scotland crushed Six Nations whipping boys Italy...

Franco Smith makes four alterations to face Scotland

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Franco Smith has made four alterations to his starting XV to face Scotland in their final Six Nations match of 2021.   Ferico Ruzza comes into the second row for David Sisi who...

Ruthless Wales thrash Italy to keep Grand Slam hopes alive

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only France stand between Wales and a Six Nations Grand Slam after a ruthless thrashing of Italy in Rome.   Wales are a win away from clinching a Six Nations Grand Slam after easing to a 48-7 victory...

Six try Ireland smash Italy 10-48

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton returned to Ireland's team and led Andy Farrell's side to their first win of the 2021 Six Nations.       Ireland kick-started their Six Nations campaign as they beat...

Six Nations Team of the Week - Round Two

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second weekend of the Six Nations thrilled with another entertaining game kicking off proceedings with England beating Italy 41-18 at Twickenham. Saturday's action concluded with another red card...

Franco Smith calls on experience for England clash

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Franco Smith has called on the experience of Carlo Canna and Andrea Lovotti for Italy's clash with England at Twickenham.   The pair have been recalled to the starting XV after...

Italy ditch dual playmakers for French Six Nations clash

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A youthful French side will host France in the opening Six Nations match of the year.   Franco Smith has rung the changes from the side that competed in the Autumn Nations Cup with one of the biggest...

Franco Smith and Luca Bigi discuss Italy's strive for consistency

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Franco Smith and captain Luca Bigi give their thoughts on the Championship at the 2021 Guinness Six Nations virtual launch      

PRO14 Derby Line Ups Confirmed

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Saturday's Guinness PRO14 Derbies have now been named and are listed below alongside Team Headlines, Match Official appointments and Live TV Broadcast information.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #BENvZEB Despite...

Monty Ioane to debut for Italy

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Bay of Plenty and Tasman Mako winger Monty Ioane will make his eagerly-awaited Italy debut in the Autumn Nations Cup on Saturday.   The Benetton winger became eligible last month and...