Rugby - Rome City Institute

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Our rugby players are provided with a Pro environment to showcase their talent to clubs all year long

Compete at club level

Opportunities in Rome



Pro Environment

Thanks to Rome City Institute, our student-athletes are provided with a professional environment to train in a professional setting and showcase their talent to clubs all year long. 

This is a unique opportunity that will make you a part of the growth the Rugby movement is experiencing in Italy. By joining Rome City you will get: 

  • Professional coaches

  • 9 month-long season

  • Club competition

  • Exposure to Italian clubs

  • Professional facilities

  • International environment

  • 5 trainings per week

Club Placement

Rugby in Italy is a European pastime that is always represented in the prestigious ‘Six Nations Tournament’. In the past years, Italian Rugby has been focusing its youth, building from the ground up, to create a strong culture of Rugby, with technical and athletic proficiency. 

To ensure playing opportunities and a full experience, our scouts have connections with all the rugby clubs here in Rome. Our job is to match your talent with the proper club so you can play and experience the Italian Rugby competition at its highest level. 

Your profile will be promoted inside our network before your arrival in Rome so you can start playing immediately! For Italian clubs, the season begins at the end of August and continues through the beginning of May. Official games are played once a week, either on Saturday or Sunday.

Opportunities in Rome

Having some of the best teams of all levels, Rome is a major city in the national rugby scene. It guarantees the opportunity to have a tailor-made rugby season with a club that best suits your goals and characteristics. 

Most of the teams are playing in national competitions that will give you the chance to compete in Italy in front of top level teams and coaches, while visiting and exploring the entire country!

Rome City Training Center

Located in the center of Rome, our training center is 18 aches large, which allows our athletes to live a professional experience in every aspect. From the soccer pitch you can experience one of the most breathtaking views in the world. In May 1926, the Cardinal Pietro Gasparri consecrated this magical place


The center includes:

  • 11vs11 soccer pitch Two 5vs5 soccer pitch and one 8vs8 soccer pitch
  • Two Basketball Court
  • Training & Physio Room
  • Swimming pool
  • Padel courts
  • Cafeteria for our athletes.