With the commencement of Rugby Six Nations 2019, the excitement and enthusiasm of rugby fans are pretty much evident and the traditional round of predictions has begun. This year’s 6 Nations is the 20th tournament in the series and the participating countries are England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales. Keeping the forthcoming Rugby World Cup 2019, all six teams are in good form and well-prepared to give energetic performances. However, today our focus is on Wales v Italy Rugby Six Nations 2019 round two game preview and score predictions to be held on 9 February at Stadio Olimpico.
Wales v Italy Rugby Six Nations 2019 Score Predictions, Preview, H2H, Live Stream, TV
The performance of Italy has been inconsistent in the last few matches. Although they scored a decent victory against Georgia, they lost to Ireland and New Zealand last November and Scotland in the round one. New Zealand brutally smashed Italy in their last match, significantly affecting their rating. In contrast, the performance of Wales in the opening match was astonishing and terrific and they scored a dramatic victory against France.
It is evident that the Wales Rugby is a stronger team than Italy. Additionally, their terrific performance against France in the opening match indicates the team’s determination to win the series. Therefore, according to our predictions, Wales will manage to score a victory against Italy and the score will be Wales 36 – Italy 14.
Italy Wales 6 Nations 2019 Fixtures, TV Guide, Where To Watch
Both the sides will be on the field for the 20th 6 Nations meeting in this year. Let’s check out Wales v Italy Rugby Six Nations 2019 fixtures, tv schedule.
- What: Wales v Italy Rugby Six Nations 2019
- When: Sat 9th Feb
- Where: Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy
- Kickoff: 16:45 GMT
- Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)
- Assistant Referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Shuhei Kubo (Japan)
- Television Match Official (TMO): David Grashoff (England)
- TV: ITV, FR2, DMAX, S4C, NBC Sports
- Live Stream: Rugbystream.net
Wales Rugby Match Last Night
Welsh Rugby Union Team magnificently has done their previous job in the Wales v France 6 Nations 1st Feb game. According to the wru.co.uk, WRU hooker ‘Ken Owens hailed Wales’ dramatic 24-19 comeback win over France as “a huge honour” as the Paris clash proved to be one to remember for him on both a personal and team basis’. They finished the first half by leading 16-0 and finally, the score was 24-19.
Italy Rugby Team Last Saturday Outings
The Azzurri as usually couldn’t break the winning drought vs Scotland Rugby in 2nd Feb Game lost by 33-20. Italy captain Sergio Parisse said, “If we had the possession we are dangerous; we can score tries. I think Scotland deserved the win; they dominated the game, had a lot of possession – more than us – so of course, the last ten minutes is a good base to work on for the game next week against Wales”.
The Italy Rugby team still hope for the best to cut a good figure in the upcoming matches that will be held against Wales in this Saturday.
Italy v Wales Rugby H2H Matches
Overall, both sides have played 26 matches together before Wales v Italy Rugby Six Nations 2019. Of the total 26 matches, Wales managed 23 victories and has scored 886 points, whereas Italy won only two matches with 421 points.
One match was a draw between both the teams. Both sides last met in the 2018 six nations at Cardiff and the Italians lose the game massively. The Azzurri last win the game against Wales in 2007 six nations.
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