Simone Ragusi

Simone Ragusi (born 28 March 1992) is an Italianrugby union player who plays as a full back. He currently plays for Calvisano currently competing in the top tier of the Italian rugby union, the Top12.[3]

Rugby player
Simone Ragusi
Full name Simone Ragusi
Date of birth (1992-03-28) 28 March 1992 (age 29)
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 85 kg (13 st 5 lb; 187 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Full back
Current team Petrarca
Youth career
1996-2011 ASR Milano
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011−2012 Ospreys 0 (0)
2011−2012 Bridgend RFC 3 (0)
2012−2013 Prato 23 (150)
2013−2014 Rovigo 19 (57)
2014−2016 Treviso 34 (25)
2016−2020 Petrarca 51 (125)
2020− Calvisano ()
Correct as of 25 April 2015 [1]
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013-2014 Emerging Italy 6 (27)
2016− Italy Seven 15 (32)
Correct as of 14 November 2014 [2]

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Ragusi was born in Milan, Italy. He was born into a rugby family; his father is a coach and his brother, Frederick, plays at a professional level for asrmilano in the second tier Serie A of the Italian system. Simon Ragusi started playing rugby at the age of 4, for the local youth of AS Rugby Milano.[4]

Simone temporarily transferred to Wales to gain experience with the Ospreys but failed to find a place on the team and was instead loaned to Bridgend RFC to play in the Welsh Premier Division.[5] In 2012, he returned to Italy joining Prato, where he found his footing playing regularly at Fly-half, later playing in the final of the 2012-13 National Championship of Excellence losing 16-11 against Mogliano. Around this time he made debut for Italy National second Team; National Emerging. The following year he transferred to Rovigo, once again fielding for the second consecutive time in the final of the Championship of Excellence. This time the title went to Calvisano who prevailed after coming from 0 – 17 down to win 26-17.

In 2014, Ragusi Simon moved to Benetton Treviso to once again try for the Pro12. He played 13 games in the 2014-2015 season scoring four tries.[6] He played 12 games and 672 minutes in the Pro 12 2015-2016 season. The same year he also received his first call from the Italian national rugby union team.

In the 2017-2018 season he played 6 matches, 480 minutes and contributed three tries.[7]

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