Ryan Crotty rugby player
Ryan Crotty rugby player

Ryan Crotty

23rd Sep 1988 1.81m/94kg Outside Centre

Japanese League target Marcus Smith after Rugby World Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan Rugby League One chairman Genichi Tamatsuka has stated his intentions to attract more big names to League and he hopes Eddie Jones can assist him in doing so.     The likes of Damian...

The last time the Springboks beat the All Blacks in South Africa

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Under-fire All Blacks head coach Ian Foster will be looking to defend an impressive away record against Springboks.   New Zealand suffered a home series defeat to Ireland, a first in...

Dream XV: The International stars of the new Japanese League

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new Japanese club competition kicks off this weekend under the new name, the Japan Rugby League One.   We take a look at the international stars that will light up the tournament in the top...

On This Day in 2016: Magnificent Ireland claim historic win over All Blacks

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five years ago today, Ireland ended their 111-year wait for a first victory over New Zealand by bringing the world champions' record winning streak to a juddering halt with a sensational 40-29 victory...

Top Semi-Finals: Hooper clashes with former Wallabies, Barrett faces Marx

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The semi-finals of the Japanese Top League kick off this weekend with Toyota Verblitz taking on the Panasonic Wild Knights on Saturday and Suntory Sungoliath facing Kubota Spears on Sunday.    Director...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Barrett or Mo'unga? Predicting how the All Blacks could line up in Ian Foster's first game

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster kicks off his term as the new All Blacks head coach on Sunday 11 October at Sky Stadium in Wellington.   The former assistant coach has a tough task ahead of him following the successful...

The Six Players Who Have Played 150 Games For The Crusaders

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black second-rower Sam Whitelock is set to become the seventh player to bring up his 150th game for the Crusaders this weekend against the Chiefs and in doing so he joins an elite club of players to...

Five Reasons Why Round Two Of Super Rugby Aotearoa Will Be Even Better Than Round One

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a blockbuster opening round of Super Rugby Aotearoa, New Zealand prepares for round two of the competition with the second round of action promising to better the spills and thrills of the first. The...

Most Capped Super Rugby XV Of All Time

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

To celebrate the return of rugby and in particular Super Rugby, we take a look at the most capped Super Rugby team of all time.     1. Wyatt Crockett - Crusaders, 202   A true legend...