Scotland fail in Italy – Italy 16-12 Scotland

The Italians took the early lead as Mirco Bergamasco potted two penalties before Dan Parks replied to square the scores at half-time 6-6.

In the second period Dan Parks penalties put the Scots ahead, but Bergamasco replied and levelled twice. The Italians then closed out the game with a simple try by Pablo Canavosio.

Pablo Canavosio
Pablo Canavosio

Giving us the final score of:

Italy 16-12 Scotland


Tries: Canavosio Cons: Mirco Bergamasco Pens: Mirco Bergamasco 3
Pens: Parks 3 Drop-goals: Parks


Italy: McLean, Masi, Canale, Garcia, M. Bergamasco, Gower, Tebaldi; Perugini, Ghiraldini, Castrogiovanni, Geldenhuys, Bortolami, Sole, M. Bergamasco, Zanni.
Replacements: Robertson for Garcia (69), Canavosio for Tebaldi (52), Aguero for Perugini (69), Ongaro for Ghiraldini (73), Del Fava for Bortolami (69). Not Used: Derbyshire, Bocchino.

Scotland: Southwell, Danielli, M. Evans, Morrison, S. Lamont, Parks, Cusiter; Jacobsen, Ford, Murray, Hamilton, Kellock, Brown, Barclay, Beattie.
Replacements: De Luca for Danielli (55), Blair for Cusiter (55), Dickinson for Murray (70), Hines for Hamilton (70), Strokosch for Beattie (55). Not Used: S. Lawson, Godman.

Att: 32,000

Ref: Dave Pearson (RFU).