Italy head coach John Kirwan has named a squad of 40 players for a training camp ahead of this season's RBS 6 Nations.
Manuel Dallan and Salvatore Costanzo are included in the party but will not take part in the training after picking up minor injuries.
The squad will meet at Mogliano Veneto, near Treviso in north-east Italy, on January 27.
Squad: Martin Castrogiovanni, Salvatore Costanzo, Gianluca Faliva, Andrea Lo Cicero, Ramiro Martinez, Salvatore Perugini, Carlo Festuccia, Giorgio Intoppa, Fabio Ongaro, Cristian Bezzi, Marco Bortolami, Carlo Checchinato, Santiago Delappe, Gaston Llanos, Antonio Pavanello, David Dal Maso, Andrea De Rossi, Roberto Mandelli, Silvio Orlando, Scott Palmer, Sergio Parisse, Aaron Persico, Matthew Phillips, Maurizio Zaffiri; Paul Griffen, Matteo Mazzantini, Simon Picone, Pietro Travagli, Alessandro Troncon, Roland De Marigny, Rima Wakarua, Vincenzo Zullo, Matteo Barbini, Manuel Dallan, Andrea Masi,
Cristian Stoica, Mirko Bergamasco, Gonzalo Canale, Nicola Mazzucato.