Wests Tigers players James Tedesco and Nathan Milone have been named in Italy’s 24-man squad for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup.
Tedesco represented Italy on three occasions during the 2013 Rugby League World Cup with Milone in line to make his international debut.
Italy will begin their World Cup campaign when they take on Ireland in Cairns on October 29, before facing the United States on November 5 and Fiji on November 10.
ITALY WORLD CUP SQUAD
Mark Minichiello (c)
ITALY WORLD CUP SCHEDULE
Sunday, October 29 — Italy vs. Ireland at Barlow Park (AUS)
Sunday, November 5 — Italy vs. United States at Townsville Stadium (AUS)
Friday, November 10 — Italy vs. Fiji at GIO Stadium (AUS)