Geldenhuys captains Italy on summer tour
May 14, 2014
Quintin Geldenhuys will skipper Italy © Getty Images
Italy have named a 30-man squad ahead of their three-Test June schedule.
Jacques Brunel's side will play Fiji on June 7, Samoa a week later in Apia and then Japan in Tokyo on June 21. Quintin Geldenhuys will captain the side, in the absence of Sergio Parisse, while Martin Castrogiovanni is rested.
There are three uncapped players in the squad - Zebre's Dario Chistolini, Andrea de Marchi and William Palazzani.
Forwards: Matias Aguero, Dario Chistolini, Lorenzo Cittadini, Alberto de Marchi, Andrea de Marchi, Leonardo Ghiraldini, Davide Giazzon, Andrea Manici, George Biagi, Marco Bortolami, Marco Fuser, Quintin Geldenhuys, Robert Barbieri, Mauro Bergamasco, Paul Derbyshire, Joshua Furno, Manoa Vosawai
Backs: Guglielmo Palazzani, Tito Tebaldi, Tommaso Allan, Luciano Orquera, Michele Campagnaro, Angelo Esposito, Gonzalo Garcia, Tommaso Iannone, Andrea Masi, Luke McLean, Leonardo Sarto, Alberto Sgarbi, Giovambattista Venditti
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