11:00am Thursday 10th October 2013
FORMER Oxfordshire junior Tommy Allan has been called into Italy’s squad for their autumn internationals.
Fly half Allan, 20, who hails from Bix, near Henley, was selected after impressing for French Top 14 club Perpignan.
He was born in Vicenza to an Italian mother, Paola Berlato, when father William was playing rugby in Italy.
Allan is the nephew of hooker John Allan, who earned nine Scotland caps as well as appearing on 13 occasions for South Africa.
He has played for Scotland at under 17, 18 and 20 levels, but remained eligible for Italy as he had not received a senior or A cap.
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