Welcome Carlo del Fava
posted on 25 June 2015
Italian Rugby Legend Carlo del Fava
has joined the team at Sky High Sports, primarily as a consultant
on all things Italian Rugby.
Carlo, who won 54 caps for the
Azzurri between 2004 and 2011. He made his debut against Wales in
the 2004 Six Nations following injury to Italian Rugby Legend Carlo
During an impressive career, Carlo
first came to prominence in his native South Africa, gaining an U21
cap whilst playing at Natal. Carlo made the move to Europe and
joined Overmach Parma in 2005. Moves to Bourgoin and Ulster
followed before he returned to Italy for spells with both Viadana
Carlo completed his professional
career in 2014 following two seasons with Newcastle Falcons. He now
resides in the North-East.
Carlo has gained recent plaudits as
the Italian Rugby pundit on the BBC's Six Nations coverage. He was
also on the airwaves during the recent World Rugby Junior
Championship which was held in Italy in June 2015.
Our Tours to Italy have long since
been the stuff of legend. The roots of our business are in the
north of the country and we have been fortunate to introduce
numerous Rugby Teams from across the world to the unique Italian
With Carlo's input, we aim to take
our tours to the next level and add an X-Factor not available
We have added Parma as a permanent
destination on our Map. In previous years, Parma has been a stop
off point between our two major destinations in Rome and Lake Como.
With Carlo's advice and contacts, we believe that we can create the
most in-depth Rugby Experience in Parma, a city which is home to
one of Italy's two professional franchises, The Zebre.
Zebre compete in the Guinness
Pro-12, and have a long list of Italian Rugby legends on their
books, including Ex-Azzurri Captain Marco Bortolami & the
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