Sporting Events in Italy

By: Ben Voza

Rugby #1 Sport in Italy

Italian Rugby Union Club founded in 1935 and is currently competing in super 10. It was founded by a medical student Dino Lanzoni. He discovered rugby at his university. Rugby is based on running with a ball in hand to a H shaped goal post. Rugby has been adopted in New Zealand, Samoa,Tonga and Wales. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rugby_union

Italian Football

Italian football is a complicated league system with 594 divisions having 3332 teams. There are different tiers within the system, Series A has 20 teams, Series B has 22 teams, and so on. The promotion of the teams is more than just the game but also includes the league facilities and finances. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_football_league_system