Exiles Danilo Fischetti and Luca Morisi have been included in Kieran Crowley's final match day squad of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations Championship, when the Azzurri encounter Scotland this Saturday.

Fischetti will make a fifth successive start for Italy across the 2023 edition of the competition, Morisi also in line to make a fifth appearance this tournament from the replacements bench.

It will be the prop's 30th cap for his country, having made his debut in the 2020 Six Nations away to Wales.

Italy are searching for a first win of the Championship and are currently rooted at the foot of the table, having taken a losing bonus point in a 29-24 reverse to open the tournament at home to France.

The match takes place this Saturday (18th) at BT Murrayfield, kicking-off at 12:30pm and will be televised live on BBC One.

Italy team to face Scotland
15 Tommaso ALLAN (Harlequins, 70 caps)
14 Pierre BRUNO (Zebre Parma, 11 caps)
13 Juan Ignacio BREX (Benetton Rugby, 22 caps)
12 Tommaso MENONCELLO (Benetton Rugby, 10 caps)
11 Simone GESI (Zebre Parma, debut)
10 Paolo GARBISI (Montpellier, 23 caps)
9 Alessandro FUSCO (Zebre Parma, 12 caps)
8 Lorenzo CANNONE (Benetton Rugby, 7 caps)
7 Michele LAMARO (Benetton Rugby, 25 caps) – captain
6 Sebastian NEGRI (Benetton Rugby, 45 caps)
5 Federico RUZZA (Benetton Rugby, 40 caps)
4 Edoardo IACHIZZI (Vannes, 4 caps)
3 Marco RICCIONI (Saracens Rugby, 18 caps)
2 Giacomo NICOTERA (Benetton Rugby, 11 caps)
1 Danilo FISCHETTI (London Irish, 29 caps)

16 Marco MANFREDI (Zebre Parma, esordiente)
17 Federico ZANI (Benetton Rugby, 20 caps)
18 Pietro CECCARELLI (Brive, 25 caps)
19 Niccolò CANNONE (Benetton Rugby, 29 caps)
20 Giovanni PETTINELLI (Benetton Rugby, 11 caps)
21 Manuel ZULIANI (Benetton Rugby, 9 caps)
22 Alessandro GARBISI (Benetton Rugby, 3 caps)
23 Luca MORISI (London Irish, 43 caps)

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