Cooper Vuna rugby player
Cooper Vuna rugby player

Cooper Vuna

5th Jul 1987 1.80m/104kg Left Wing

Rugby World Cup 2019: France 23-21 Tonga

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France booked their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals but made hard work of beating Tonga 23-21 in Kumamoto.     Jacques Brunel's men looked set to triumph with ease on...

RWC Preview: France v Tonga

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France fly-half Romain Ntamack insists he and his team-mates have no interest in discussing one of the biggest humiliations in the national team's history ahead of Sunday's Rugby World Cup showdown against...

Tonga coach Kefu names Tonga team to face England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu has named his team for the Pool C match against England at Sapporo Dome on Sunday, 22 September.     Only four players in thie match-day squad (Sanatane Takulua, Kurt...

Meet the Ultimate Rugby World Cup bolter who will make his test debut against the All Blacks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga's Rugby World Cup squad contains what can only be described as the ultimate World Cup bolter.   Siua Maile is a name not known to many but might become the topic of a number debates of...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga Head Coach Toutai Kefu has confirmed his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.     Players from clubs in England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, USA and Tongan based...

Monday Morning Round Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

‘Springboks lucky to escape with draw’ - Rassie Erasmus     Rassie Erasmus attributed the Springboks’ nail-biting 16-16 draw against the All Blacks in Wellington on...

Samoa defeat Tonga in muddy Apia

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa recovered from a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat Tonga 25-17 in the opening match of the Pacific Nations Cup. It was played in deplorable conditions at Apia Park, with standing water...

Nasi Manu named in Tonga's 31-man Pacific Nations Cup squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning cancer survivor and Benetton Treviso forward Nasi Manu headlines Tonga’s 31-man squad for the upcoming Pacific Nations Cup.   The 31-year-old loose forward missed Benetton Treviso’s...

Bath vs. Sale Sharks Top Performers

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jean-Luc du Preez - Sale Sharks Deserved to open the scoring on a rain sodden night at the Rec after an industrious performance for Sale. The South African was signed on a short-term deal from the Durban...

Tier 2 June Test XV

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having already selected our Test XV from the June Internationals we felt that the Tier 2 sides did not get the recognition they deserved and subsequently selected the Best XV from the Tier 2...