Saturday, 05 December 2020

Allan set for world tour

BIX rugby player Tomasso Allan has been selected to represent Italy at number 10 in their world tour.

Allan has been playing rugby for Perpignan in France this season and represented Italy in three of their Six Nations matches this year.

The 21-year-old hails from a rugby family as his Scottish father William Allan and Italian mother Paola Berlato both played in Italy, while his uncle John Allan earned nine caps for Scotland.

Through his father Allan was eligible to represent Scotland at senior level but chose to represent Italy.

The 21-year-old now has a two week break before travelling to Japan, Fiji and New Zealand with the Italian squad.

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