Rugby: O'Shea named new Italy coach

Replaces outgoing Jacques Brunel

(ANSA) - Rome, March 25 - Irishman Conor O'Shea is to replace outgoing Jacques Brunel as Italy's new national rugby coach, the Italian Rugby Federation (FIR) said Friday. A former full-back with 35 Ireland caps, O'Shea has won several trophies with Harlequins since joining them in 2010 and is now out of contract.
    He confirmed in December that the FIR had been in touch with him.
   

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