Italy starlet Michele Sepe will miss next month's World Cup qualifier against Portugal after injuring his ankle.
The Almaviva Capitolina Rugby fly-half was carried off just 12 minutes into his club's match with Arix Viadana last weekend and will be out of action for up to a month, missing the Azzurri qualifier on October 11.
Italy head coach Pierre Berbizier has called up Bayonne's Ramiro Pez, who scored eight points on his return from injury last weekend, to replace the 19-year-old.
Peter O'Mahony was named man of the match against England last month
21 April 2017, 7:22pm
Peter O'Mahony's performance in the RBS 6 Nations finale for Ireland against England was crucial to his selection for the British & Irish Lions on Wednesday, Ireland and Lions defence coach Andy Farrell has revealed.