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Italy beats U.S. in rugby match

Updated: June 24, 2012, 12:19 AM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Carlo Festuccia, Edoardo Gori and Kristopher Shaun Burton scored on tries and Italy took advantage of two American red cards in the second half to beat the United States 30-10 in a rugby match Saturday night.

The match was the first international, non-soccer event held at the downtown, soccer-specific stadium, which opened in May. The announced attendance was 17,214, a record for a U.S. match on American soil.

Riccardo Bocchino made three penalty kicks and two conversion ...

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