Ben Smith rugby player
Ben Smith rugby player

Ben Smith

1st Jun 1986 1.90m/85kg Fullback

The Electric Ben Smith's All Black Debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

As Mike Delaney stood in the centre of the field, ball in hand, waiting for referee Stuart Dickinson to give the signal to commence the tenth encounter between the All Blacks and the Azzurri, debutant...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.     Vern Cotter brings in reinforcements Vern Cotter has started to piece his backroom staff at Fiji together...

World Cup Winning All Black Pair Head To Kobe

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reigning Top League champions Kobe Kobelco Steelers have added a pair of World Cup Winning All Blacks to their ranks ahead of their new campaign which is set to kick off in January 2021.   Chiefs...

Top 14 Ins and Outs

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having recently confirmed their 2020/21 calendar, the Top 14 will kickstart with Stade Francais hosting table leaders Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Jean-Bouin on September 4th.     #CalendrierTOP14...

Rising Star | The 22-year-old who could be ready to take over from Ben Smith

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby is back in full swing in New Zealand with capacity crowds and exhilarating action in Super Rugby. The return of rugby to our screens also sees the return of a number of talking points...

Rising Stars Super Rugby Aotearoa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Super Rugby Aotearoa about to kick off, we take a look at ten youngsters, two from each of the five New Zealand franchises who will be great value during the 10 rounds of action.     Caleb...

Most Capped Super Rugby XV Of All Time

2 months 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...

Pau sack Former All Blacks fly-half Tom Taylor

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top-14 club Pau have sacked former All Blacks fly-half Tom Taylor.   Taylor left France to return home to New Zealand without the permission of the club during the coronavirus pandemic after...

Most Capped Test XV of the 2010s

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The best of the best of 2010s, we take a look at the most capped Tier One Test Team of the 2010s.   Only players from Tier 1 side feature in our side while only their caps between 2010 and...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...