Marius Simionescu rugby player
Marius Simionescu rugby player

Marius Simionescu

5th Sep 1997 1.87m/84kg Scrum Half

Romania: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania had three tough tests in the 'pool of death' before pushing Tonga hard in their final game. Abiding memory Scrum-half Florin Surugiu's beaming face as he jumped to his feet after scoring...

Tonga 45-24 Romania: Tonga leave with heads held high

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga finished their Rugby World Cup 2023 campaign on a high with an entertaining 45-24 Pool B victory over Romania in front of 45,000 fans at Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille. The Ikale Tahi swept into a...

Tonga vs Romania Key Moments

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

11th Minute - Tonga 7 - 0 Romania Ben Tamuefenia Line Break The massive prop with a line break down the middle of the field to break up the Romanian defence and allow Charles Pitua to create some magic...

Match Preview: Tonga v Romania

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that there’s nothing to play for in the penultimate match of the pool phase.  No, Pool B opponents Tonga and Romania haven’t won a match at Rugby...

Hooker Cojocaru replaces Chirica as captain - Romania name team to play Tonga

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania head coach Eugen Apjok has named his matchday 23 to face Tonga in Lille on Sunday, with hooker Ovidiu Cojocaru to captain a team showing nine changes from the defeat to Scotland. Regular captain...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: Scotland v Romania

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an opening round loss to defending champions South Africa, Scotland, ranked fifth in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings powered by Capgemini, got their tournament going with a bonus-point win over...

Match Preview: Scotland v Romania

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an opening round loss to defending champions South Africa, Scotland, ranked fifth in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings powered by Capgemini, got their tournament going with a bonus-point win over...

Romania make three more changes to Rugby World Cup 2023 squad

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania have made three changes to their Rugby World Cup 2023 squad, with Luca Nichitean replacing wing/full-back Gabriel Pop, and centres Mihai Graure and Alexandru Bucur replacing Taylor Gontineac and...

Match Day Programme: South Africa v Romania

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

FIXTURE HISTORY South Africa and Romania face each other in a test match for only the second time today. They last met in Cape Town during Rugby World Cup 1995. MEMORABLE MATCH It was 30 May, 1995....

Try scorer Rupanu keeps his place - Romania name team play South Africa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania head coach Eugen Apjok has named his match-day 23 to face South Africa in Stade de Bordeaux on Sunday, with three personnel changes from the loss against Ireland, and two positional.   1...