Paul Willemse rugby player
Paul Willemse rugby player

Paul Willemse

13th Nov 1992 2.01m/127kg No 4 Lock

Four wins but defeat to England – How Ireland won the 2024 Guinness Six Nations

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland retained the Guinness Six Nations title following victory over Scotland in Dublin. Here, the PA news agency looks at their route to another championship triumph. FRANCE 17 IRELAND 38 –...

DISCIPLINARY UPDATE: Paul Willemse

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

DISCIPLINARY UPDATE: France lock Paul Willemse will miss the Six Nations matches against Scotland and Italy after he was suspended for four weeks for a red card in the defeat to Ireland. The tournament’s...

Andy Farrell: No risk of Ireland suffering World Cup hangover against France

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Title holders Ireland host Italy in round two after opening their Six Nations defence with an impressive win over France. Andy Farrell insists he had no concerns about Ireland suffering a World Cup hangover...

Andy Farrell says Ireland ‘got exactly what we deserved’ with win in France

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland’s bonus-point success was their largest winning margin away to France. Andy Farrell hailed Ireland’s ruthlessness and composure after their Guinness Six Nations title defence was...

Ireland lay down a marker with record win in France

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Grand Slam champions Ireland laid down a marker with an emphatic 38-17 over France in Marseille in the opening game of the 2024 Guinness Men’s Six Nations. The last two winners of...

France v Ireland | Key Moments

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland are on track to win back to back Grand Slams as they thump 14 man France in Marseilles. Early on in the game Paul Willemse was yellow carded for a high tackle on to receive his marching orders...

France v Ireland Preview

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2024 Guinness Men's Six Nations will kick off with a bang in Marseille on Friday night when France host Ireland. A battle between the two most recent Grand Slam champions should deliver...

Fabien Galthie insists France must adapt to life without star man Antoine Dupont

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maxime Lucu will start at scrum-half against Ireland after Dupont opted to focus on his country’s sevens squad for this year’s Paris Olympics. Fabien Galthie says France must learn to play...

Who is your pick for the 6 nations

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France Head coach Fabien Galthié has already lost two possible starters ahead of the Six Nations opener against Ireland on Friday week, with gritty back row Anthony Jelonch and gigantic lock Emmanuel...

Good weekend for Bulls, Stormers and Sharks in Europe

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls and DHL Stormers produced impressive performances over the weekend for an encouraging double for the South African teams in the Investec Champions Cup, while the Hollywoodbets Sharks...