After being called up for several concentrations in the past, finally the Argentine Juan Ignacio Brex was summoned by Frank smith and will be part of the campus of Italy to face the Six Nations 2021. The debut? On Saturday February 6 before France at Olympic Stadium in Rome.
The head coach of the Italian team officially announced the list of summoned for the preparation prior to the first date of the tournament. The group will meet in Rome on Thursday, January 28. Tommaso Allan, Callum Braley, Ignacio Brex, Marco Riccioni and Federico Ruzza, will remain available to Benetton and they will join the group on Sunday. First call for the Argentine who already wore the azzurra shirt in the sevens mode.
“The two games in Parma and Treviso have given us useful information to start the Roma game in the best possible way. We have a united group. As of Sunday, the squad will be full and we will continue to prepare to play against France,” said Smith .
Italy squad for the Six Nations 2021:
Forwards: Pietro Ceccarelli, Danilo Fischetti, Marco Riccioni, Daniele Rimpelli, Cherif Traore, Giosuè Zilocchi, Luca Bigi (captain), Gianmarco Lucchesi, Marco Manfredi, Niccolò Cannone, Riccardo Favretto, Marco Lazzaroni, David Sisi and Cristian Stoian
Backs: Callum Braley, Guglielmo Palazzani, Stephen Varney, Tommaso Allan, Carlo Canna, Paolo Garbisi, Mattia Bellini, Juan Ignacio Brex, Montanna Ioane, Federico Mori, Luca Sperandio, Jacopo Trulla, Marco Zanoni, Michelangelo Biondelli, Tommaso Boni, Renato Giammarioli Menoncello and Marcello Violi.