Aaron Smith rugby player
Aaron Smith rugby player

Aaron Smith

21st Nov 1988 1.73m/83kg Scrum Half

Super Rugby Countdown Day 22: Players with the Most Super Rugby Appearances

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only the best players have the coaches confidence in taking the field a number of times due to their talent and reliability. Here's a list of the top ten players to have been called up the most in Super...

All Blacks Player Ratings v England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks led by 14 points inside 10 minutes and extended that lead further in the second half, yet somehow they missed out on a seventh successive victory.   England ran in three tries in...

Brodie Retallick named to play 100th Test in clash with England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named Brodie Retallick for his 100th All Blacks Test, against England at Twickenham.   The 31-year-old will become the 12th All...

A statistical look at Wayne Barnes' career ahead of his record-breaking 101st test match

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will become the most-capped referee of all time when he takes charge of his 101st test match on 12 November when France meets South Africa in Marseille in the Autumn Nations...

Autumn Nations Series Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test rugby was back in full swing this weekend, with the best of the South taking on the best of the North.     A fascinating weekend of rugby kicked off with Scotland taking on...

Wales Player Ratings v New Zealand

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have not lost to Wales in 69 years, a remarkable spell of dominance that was maintained as they scored at least 33 points in a 10th straight edition of this fixture.   Here is how...

All Blacks maintain 69-year dominance in Cardiff

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ardie Savea impressed in a 55-23 New Zealand victory that extended the All Blacks' winning run against Wales to 33 Tests.     New Zealand eased to a 33rd consecutive Test win over Wales...

All Blacks Player Ratings v Wales

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  New Zealand ran in eight tries to defeat Wales 23-55 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday.   The All Blacks got their Autumn Nations Series off to a strong start racking up...

Stats and facts: Wales v New Zealand

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks kick off the European leg of the Healthspan Elite Northern Tour with a blockbuster clash against Wales at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Sunday morning (NZT).     Here are...

All Blacks move on to Cardiff to face the passionate Welsh

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks will be looking to kick off this last leg of what has been a difficult season by throwing down a significant marker to all opposition when they face Wales at the Principality Stadium in...