Stephen Jones rugby player
Stephen Jones rugby player

Stephen Jones

8th Dec 1977 1.83m/95kg Coach

A statistical look at Wayne Barnes' career ahead of his record-breaking 101st test match

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will become the most-capped referee of all time when he takes charge of his 101st test match on 12 November when France meets South Africa in Marseille in the Autumn Nations...

Former Wasps coach Lee Blackett joins Scarlets

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have confirmed that Lee Blackett, formerly the Head Coach of Wasps, will be taking-up the role of Backs and Skills coach as part of Dwayne Peel’s coaching set-up. He will fill the vacant...

1, 999 caps: The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another international test window has come and gone.    A thrilling and historic July test window saw new additions to the test centurion club, and we take a look at what the most capped...

RANKED: The countries with the most test centurions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An elite group of 80 men's international players have reached the incredible milestone of 100 test caps.     Even some of the most talented players who have graced the rugby pitch...

Crunch time in Cape Town: SA vs Wales, third Test

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The possibility of a maiden series victory on South African soil will put some ice in the veins of the Welsh – as well as the Springboks – as the teams lock horns in the third and...

Josh Adams returns to Wales' starting XV for series decider

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Head coach Wayne Pivac has namedhis team  face South Africa in the Test series decider. (KO 4.05pm BST)   Wales play the Springboks at DHL Stadium, Cape Town on Saturday with the series...

Pivac understands South Africa selection and says Wales will not take Springboks lightly

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa have made 14 changes for their second Test with Wales, but Wayne Pivac is not expecting an easy match in Bloemfontein. Wayne Pivac can understand the reasons behind South Africa naming an...

Wayne Pivac makes one change to his starting XV

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Head coach Wayne Pivac has named the Wales team to play South Africa at Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein on Saturday (KO 4.05pm BST live on Sky Sports Action with highlights on S4C).   There...

Five coaches shortlisted for the Premiership Director of Rugby of the Season

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five of the game’s leading coaches have today been announced on the shortlist for this year's London Pride Director of Rugby of the Season.   The quintet includes a former winner...

Dan Biggar to become Wales' ninth test centurion

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales captain Dan Biggar is all set to become the ninth Welsh player to play 100 Tests on Saturday.   The 32-year-old is set to lead his country for the second time and earn his 100th test...