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Italy tame Irish on Lo Cicero's farewell

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Italy produced a breathtaking display to hand Ireland a 22-15 defeat on what was Andrea Lo Cicero's 103rd and final appearance for the Azzurri and possibly Brian O'Driscoll's last game in an Irish shirt. 

Italy's flanker Alessandro Zanni is tackled by Ireland's lock Iain Henderson (R) during their Six Nations International Rugby Union match at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on March 16, 2013. Italy beat Ireland for the first time in the Six Nations as the Azzurri triumphed 22-15.

Italy had started this campaign with a 23-18 victory over France and after defeats to Scotland, England and Wales ended it with another deserved win over one of the pre-tournament favourites.

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