Sunday, September 25, 2022

XIII Del Ducato Italian rugby league champions for the third consecutive year

Press Release: Date: 27/6/12

Defending champions XIII del Ducato from Piacenza retained the FIRL Championship title after a convincing 54-11 win in the Serie A Grand Final against newly-formed Ariete Este from Padova.

Kelly Rolleston, coach of the north-west regional side which takes in XIII del Ducato, said, "Congratulations to Este who showed a lot of determination and heart. I am pleased with how we played and it was clear that our experience over the last two seasons was a big part of our success. It was nice to see some of the new players really stamp their mark, like Giacomo Alfonsi and Davide Rancati; we were pleased with the whole day and the chance to play at home in front of our supporters.”

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Rebel Italian rugby league to fight on and wait for Italian Olympic National Committee’s...

Date: 18/9/13

The Federazione Italiana Rugby Football League is convinced our rugby league movement is growing visibly, David Massitti says "Last season we have got a lot of important numbers - says the federal chief executive - and I personally found the finals thrilling, which was played between Gladiators Roma and Falchi Pian Del Bruscolo (Pesaro).

Italy announces 2013 European Shield train on squad

By Phil Caplan, Date:11/6/13

The Federazione Italiana Rugby League has announced an initial 47-man train-on squad three weeks ahead of Italy’s competition-defining clash against Russia in the European Shield 2012-13.