Vlad Neculau rugby player
Vlad Neculau rugby player

Vlad Neculau

7th Jan 1998 1.91m/99kg Openside Flanker

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...

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...

Apjok juggles backline as Romania name team to play Ireland

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Eugen Apjok makes only one change to his forwards but reshapes has backline for Romania's match against Rugby World Cup 2023's top-ranked team, Ireland, in Bordeaux on Saturday. 1 Iulian Hartig2...

Romania name 33-man Rugby World Cup squad

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romanian national rugby team have named a 33-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup in France.    26-year old Cristi Chiricawill captain the team for the second time, with his...