Dean Budd rugby player
Dean Budd rugby player

Dean Budd

31st Jul 1986 1.96m/103kg No 5 Lock

Gloucester scrumhalf set for test debut while Zanon wins his second start

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Centre Marco Zanon earn just his second international cap for Italy when they begin their World Cup warm-ups against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium.   The 21-year-old made his Test debut...

Italy Name 44-man Squad For World Cup Preparations

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea has named a 44-man preliminary squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan. The squad will meet up in Pergine Valsugana on 2 June.   The likes of Marco Fuser,...

Six Nations Team Of The Week Round Three

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With round 3 of the Six Nations done and dusted we pick our team of the week.         1. Ben Moon - England     A strong performance by the English loosehead sees...

Player Ratings: Italy v Wales

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales claimed their eleventh consecutive victory as they claimed an 11 point victory in Rome. The Italians kept the game tight up until the hour mark before Wales ran away with the game.     Here...

Six Nations: Italy Change Two For Welsh Clash

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Conor O’Shea has made two changes for Italy as Edoardo Padovani comes into the backline and Nicola Quaglio into the front row for their Six Nations clash with Wales on Saturday.     Padovani...

Six Nations: Sergio Parisse Sets New Six Nations Record

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sergio Parisse will set a new Six Nations record when he runs out for his 66th appearance in the competition, a record he currently shares with former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll.      Another...

Former England U20 lock Sisi earns Italy call-up

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England Under-20 international David Sisi has been named in Italy's squad for a pre-Six Nations training squad. The uncapped Zebre lock was among the 31 players selected for...

PRO14 Round 13 Highlights: Benettton Rugby v Glasgow Warriors

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a win for Benetton Treviso who down Glasgow Warriors to claim their their fourth victory on the trot. The Italian raced into the lead in the 14th minute thanks to a try from Dean Budd...

Munster go top of Conference A as Treviso shock Warriors

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster moved top of Pro14's Conference A after capitalising on Glasgow Warriors' defeat to in-form Benetton Treviso.       Benetton Treviso continued their superb recent form in the...

PRO14 Preview: Conference B

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the PRO14 returning this weekend we preview Conference B and give a few predictions on how each side will progress throughout the season and identify a few players who are set for big seasons.   Benetton Rugby Last...