Former Italy u20 Simone Ferrari represented club sides Mogliano & Milano before signing for Benetton in 2015.
The front rower impressed early during his time at the club and earned a spot in Italy's November Test squad in 2016. The then 23-year-old made his Test debut for Italy against South Africa in Firenze.
The powerful tighthead played 19 times for the club during the 2016/17 season and made 13 appearances for the club by January 2018 and was included in Italy's 2018 Six Nations squad.
He has made 8 appearances for the Azzurri ahead of the competition.
Ahead of the 2019 Six Nations, Ferrari has had 5 previous 6 Nations appearances. He has yet to score any points.
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