Paul Willemse rugby player
Paul Willemse rugby player

Paul Willemse

13th Nov 1992 2.01m/125kg No 4 Lock

Harlequins make one change, Montpellier throw an selection surprise

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins and Montpellier have named their matchday squads for the second leg of the Round of 16 Champions Cup clash.   Quins have made just one change to the matchday 23 from last weekend...

Antoine Dupont named 2022 Six Nations Player of the Championship

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont has been crowned the 2022 Guinness Six Nations Player of the Championship after leading France to the Grand Slam.     The scrum-half became the first Frenchman...

Six Nations Team of the Tournament

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France are the 2022 Six Nations Champions after completing the Grand Slam beating Italy, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England.   A dozen years on from their last such triumph, Les Bleus dominate...

England playing role of party poopers in Paris as Ireland wait to pounce

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France require victory against England to land a Grand Slam, while Ireland host Scotland and Wales face Italy in this weekend's Six Nations.   All eyes will be on the Stade de France...

Damian Penaud returns for Grand Slam decider against England

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Damian Penaud returns for France's final Six Nations match of 2022 against England on Saturday.   France head coach Fabien Galthie has been forced into making just one change to his starting XV...

Six Nations Team of the Week - Round Four

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate round of the 2022 Six Nations has concluded with just Ireland and Grand Slam chasing France still in the running for the title.   Round four of the competition kicked off on Friday...

Willemse and Ibanez salute France's gutsy Six Nations win in Wales

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France second-rower Paul Willemse and team manager Raphael Ibanez were relieved after a low-scoring 13-9 Six Nations triumph in Wales.     France lock Paul Willemse said the 13-9 win at...

France Player Ratings v Wales - Six Nations

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Anthony Jelonch grabbed the only try as France edged a tense tussle in Cardiff against last season's Six Nations champions Wales.     France will go for Grand Slam glory next week after resisting...

Antoine Dupont overcomes injury scare to play Wales

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont will captain France against Wales in the Six Nations on Friday after overcoming an injury scare in a training session on Monday.    The French captain reportedly injured his...