Blog Archive

The Italian Rugby Pyramid

In the Energy Travel offices, we love travel and we love sport. One of our favourite combinations of these two passions is supporting rugby in Italy.

We all know a little about the Italian game and the progress of the Azzurri in the six nations and at the World Cup. Below this, what does Italian rugby look like? Recent success of Italian youth teams shows promise for the future, but a strong league structure will also help promote competitive rugby and a dynamic future. With the Italian pyramid restarting last weekend, we took a deeper dive to find out more about:

Monday, 18 October 2021

Interview with former England U19s & Leicester Tigers Academy Coach, Tosh Askew

Read about how he got into rugby, his coaching career with England, Loughborough University, Leicester Tigers then his move to Italy.

Friday, 8 October 2021

Rugby Championship 2021 - The Finale

Fierce Action and Wow Factor - The final game of the this year's rugby championship produced the game of the championship!

Monday, 4 October 2021

Interview with Italy U18s rugby coach, Roberto Santamaria

After a scintillating away victory in England last month, we spoke to the coach of the victorious Italian U18 national rugby team, Roberto Santamaria

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

New Zealand vs South Africa

Mike Penistone looks back at how New Zealand avoided defeat and at the continuing momentum build of the Wallabies

Monday, 27 September 2021

Interview with World Fin-Swiming Champion, Luca Tonelli

Find out more about Fin-Swimming as well as Sweet Team Modena, his elite swim club for all acquatic disciplines

Thursday, 23 September 2021

Snowsport England Senior Tutor Andy Stewart

Andy tells us about how he got into skiing, about Snowsport England, the courses available with them and about his love of Telemark!

Monday, 20 September 2021

Rugby from a land down under - Belief and Commitment

Rugby expert, Mike Penistone, looks at what has helped the Green & Golds move forward whilst looking at what Argentina has learnt from two bruising encounters with the All Blacks

Monday, 20 September 2021

Green Energy Travel

Enery Travel looks through how you can travel and what we offer to lesten the impact of intercontinental travel

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Rugby from a land down under - Australia Win & New Zealand Rout

Mike Penistone looks at where the Springboks lost the game and what can the Argentinian coaches do next following such as one-sided contest.

Monday, 13 September 2021

Bledisloe III +Super Pacific Rugby Announcement

New Zealand triumph but there is bigger news from the world of southern hemisphere rugby

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Meet Roland de Marigny, Director or Rugby at Rugby Parma, Italy

In our ongoing series of meetings with people who continue to influence rugby in Italy, we met Roland de Marigny, a man who continues to bring his South African roots through into his coaching today.

Thursday, 26 August 2021