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Geldenhuys out, Botes to tour SA
May 13, 2013
South African-born lock Quintin Geldenhuys will miss Italy's tour to South Africa in June for the Castle Lager Incoming Series.

He is injured and was not considered for the tour.

Paul Derbyshire, Simone Favaro, Paolo Buso and Mirco Bergamasco are the other injured players that were not picked for the tour because of injury.

The squad, to be led by Sergio Parisse is:

Fullbacks/Wingers: Tommaso Iannone (Benetton Treviso, 1 cap), Andrea Masi (London Wasps, 77 caps), Luke Mclean (Benetton Treviso, 46 caps), Leonardo Sarto (Zebre Rugby, uncapped), Giovanbattista Venditti (Zebre Rugby, 14 caps).

Centres: Gonzalo Canale (Stade Rochelais, 82 caps), Gonzalo Garcia (Zebre Rugby, 28 caps), Luca Morisi (Benetton Treviso, 2 caps), Alberto Sgarbi (Benetton Treviso, 24 caps).

Flyhalves: Alberto Di Bernardo (Benetton Treviso, uncapped), Luciano Orquera (Zebre Rugby, 33 caps).

Scrumhalves: Tobias Botes (Benetton Treviso, 13 caps), Alberto Chillon (Zebre Rugby, uncapped), Edoardo Gori (Benetton Treviso, 24 caps).

Loose Forwards: Robert Barbieri (Benetton Treviso, 28 caps), Mauro Bergamasco (Zebre Rugby, 93 caps), Francesco Minto(Benetton Treviso, 7 caps), Sergio Parisse (Stade Francais, 95 caps, c), Manoa Vosavai (Benetton Treviso, 11 caps), Alessandro Zanni (Benetton Treviso, 74 caps).

Locks: Valerio Bernabo (Benetton Treviso, 19 caps), Marco Bortolami (Zebre Rugby, 94 caps), Joshua Furno (Narbonne, 8 caps), Antonio Pavanello (Benetton Treviso, 18 caps).

Props: Matias Aguero (Zebre Rugby, 17 caps), Martin Castrogiovanni (Leicester Tigers, 95 caps); Lorenzo Cittadini (Benetton Treviso, 21 caps), Alberto De Marchi (Benetton Treviso, 9 caps); Michele Rizzo (Benetton Treviso, 7 caps).

Hookers: Leonardo Ghiraldini (Benetton Treviso, 53 caps), Davide Giazzon (Zebre Rugby, 10 caps), Andrea Mancini (Zebre Rugby, uncapped).

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