|Full name Simone Ragusi|
Current club Treviso
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
|Weight 85 kg (13 st 5 lb)|
Name Simone Ragusi
|Born 28 March 1992 (age 23) Milano, Italy (1992-03-28)|
Intervista a simone ragusi 2 settembre 2014
Simone Ragusi (born 28 March 1992) is an Italian rugby union player who plays as a Fly-half. He currently plays for Benetton Treviso in the Pro14.
Ragusi was born in Milano, 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. 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.
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 Pro 12. The same year he also received his first call from the Italian national rugby union team.