Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adult's Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 44-46 Inches / 111-117 CM
Seasons: 2003/2004 -2005/2006
Official Kappa Italy home rugby shirt from the 2003/04 international season.
Condition of this vintage rugby jersey is 9/10 – Superb (see photos).
Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
Italy, along with other nations, had made good use of IRB rules which allowed them to select foreign-born players if they had Italian ancestry or had lived in Italy for a qualifying period of three years. From 2004 they announced that they would only pick three such 'non-Italians' per team in order to develop their own domestic players.
In the 2005 Six Nations Italy finished bottom of the table again and failed to win a single game. Kirwan was sacked and replaced with Pierre Berbizier. Italy then went on a tour of Argentina where they surprised many by beating the Pumas 30–29 and drawing the series 1–1 (the only 2005 victory of a Northern Hemisphere team visiting a Southern Hemisphere team). However, the Pumas had their revenge when they visited Genoa and beat Italy 39–22.
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