Jonny Wilkinson rugby player
Jonny Wilkinson rugby player

Jonny Wilkinson

25th May 1979 1.78m/89kg Fly Half

Performing under pressure – remembering England’s dramatic 2003 World Cup win

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup glory for England after extra-time thriller. England’s dramatic final push for Rugby World Cup glory in Sydney 20 years ago had one of Clive Woodward’s favourite acronyms laced...

Jason Robinson has yet to watch a rerun of England’s World Cup success

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

He was a central figure in the Sydney success. Winning the World Cup may be the highlight of Jason Robinson’s career but even two decades later the cross code star has yet to watch a rerun of England’s...

Only the great entertainer Finn can shush The Shed

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Finn Russell is no stranger to a rivalry, having featured in Calcutta Cups, Paris derbies and the 1872 Cup, but a first West Country derby was always going to be different, writes Paul Eddison.  It...

Men’s Rugby World Cup 2023 – the numbers game

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a closer look at the stats behind some of the best individual performances during the tournament in France. All manner of records were broken at Rugby World Cup 2023, culminating in South Africa...

Rugby World Cup: How England fared in their previous semi-finals

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England are preparing for a sixth semi-final. England will be appearing in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals for the sixth time when they lock horns with current champions South Africa at the Stade de France...

Quarter-Final Preview: England v Fiji

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji return to the quarter-final stage for the first time since 2007, and the same ground where – 16 years ago – they gave eventual champions South Africa an almighty scare in their last-eight...

4 memorable encounters between England and Fiji ahead of World Cup quarter-final

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England endured one of the darkest days in their history when they lost to Fiji for the first time ever in August. England and Fiji will meet for only the ninth time when they clash in Sunday’s...

How Wales fared in their last five Rugby World Cup quarter-finals

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have reached the last-eight stage of the World Cup four times in a row. Wales will contest their seventh Rugby World Cup quarter-final when they take on Argentina in Marseille on Saturday. And...

How Wales fared in their last five Rugby World Cup quarter-finals - Part 2

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales will contest their seventh Rugby World Cup quarter-final when they take on Argentina in Marseille on Saturday. And their record under head coach Warren Gatland shows four successive appearances...

World Rugby Hall of Fame to recognise five Rugby World Cup greats

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter (New Zealand), Thierry Dusautoir (France), George Smith (Australia), Juan Martín Hernández (Argentina) and Bryan Habana (South Africa) will become the latest legends inducted into...