Tributes have been paid to former Scotland rugby coach Massimo Cuttitta, who has died with Covid-19 at the age of 54.
The ex-Italy captain passed away in Rome after contracting the virus.
Scottish Rugby said it was deeply saddened to hear about the death of Cuttitta, who was a scrum coach for six years at Murrayfield from 2009.
The governing body tweeted: “Our thoughts are with his family and friends in rugby at this time.”
Cuttitta was recently hospitalised with Covid-19 and died on Sunday.
He had also spent part of his career at Edinburgh, helping the club develop its players.
In a tweet, Edinburgh Rugby described Cuttitta as “one of the nicest, most genuine people you’re likely to meet”.
Cuttitta played 70 times for Italy between 1990 and 2000 and captained the Azzurri on 22 occasions.