Israel Folau rugby player
Israel Folau rugby player

Israel Folau

3rd Apr 1989 1.93m/103kg Fullback

The Bizarre Story of How Victor Matfield Was Finally Coaxed into Joining Toulon

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Several months before the 2007 World Cup in France, Tana Umaga had successfully convinced Wallaby stalwart George Gregan to take up with Toulon.   As excited as he was at the new prospect, in Gregan’s...

On This Day in 2013, George North lifts Israel Folau on his shoulders

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven Years ago to the day, British and Irish Lions star George North shocked the rugby world when hoisted Australian giant Israel Folau over his shoulder and carried him backwards.   North...

All-Star Australian Super Rugby XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

25 years of Super Rugby have produced some stars from Down-Under. We had a crack at selecting an all-time greatest team from the wealth of talent available.    1.Bill Young     Young...

Saracens apologise after stars break social-distancing rules

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have apologised after a group of players including England international Billy Vunipola were pictured breaching social-distancing measures.       Photographs emerged on Thursday...

Five Young Gun Springboks The Lions Could Face In 2021

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A few youngsters have made their mark against the famed touring side over the years.   In 2013, a young Israel Folau made his test debut against Warren Gatland's side while in 2017 Rieko Ioane...

Rugby Australia Chairman Blasts Raelene Castle's "faceless" Critics

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia chairman Paul McLean has thrown his support behind departed CEO Raelene Castle, stating that she was constantly on the receiving end of abhorrent bullying from "faceless people" during...

Australian Super Rugby Team of the Decade

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having punched the numbers, OPTA have helped SANZAAR select the Australian Super Rugby team of the last decade based on statistical facts and figures.   There have been two Australian...

Embattled Rugby Australia Boss Resigns - report

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle has reportedly handed in her resignation.   According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Castle is said to have phoned interim chairman Paul McLean to resign.   According...

Inactive Folau, Cooper on NRL radar

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

At least one NRL club will make inquiries with Israel Folau about a NRL return this season as teams prepare to raid dormant competitions for stars such as Sonny Bill Williams, Quade Cooper and All Blacks...

Israel Folau Poised To Lose Millions

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies and Waratahs' fullback Israel Folau could miss out on a multi-million payout from Rugby Australia if the sport’s governing body is forced into insolvency.   Folau was...