Mike Phillips rugby player
Mike Phillips rugby player

Mike Phillips

29th Aug 1982 1.91m/104kg Scrum Half

10 Great Sledges in Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans and players love a good verbal joust on the pitch from time to time. While more common in the sphere of, say, cricket, a bit of sledging is no foreign concept on the rugby field. We take a look at...

11 Years on from Jaque Fourie and Morne Steyn's heroics

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

11 Years to the day, the Springboks claimed a series victory over the British and Irish Lions with a 28-25 win in a classic Test match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.   With tempers flaring...

Gareth Edwards ranked as the greatest scrumhalf of all time by Barnes and Jones

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Times has continued their Top Tens series with Stephen Jones and Stuart Barnes picking their greatest scrum-halves of all time and for once they agree on one thing with both selecting Gareth Edwards...

Relive: The Third British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With South Africa having already secured the Series 2-0, The British and Irish Lions came out with a point to prove in the third and final test of the tour.   The Lions finished on...

Relive: The First British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa won the first British and Irish Lions tour test in 2009 as they ran out 26-21 victors.   We relive the first test in full:   The Springboks raced out to a 19–7 half-time...

Wilkinson's drop goal, Lomu's bulldozer and other memorable RWC moments

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, we take a look at some of the tournament's most memorable moments.     Over the next six weeks, dreams will be realised, heroes will emerge and hearts...

Scarlets sign Scrum half Jantjies signed on loan

2 years ago by Scarlets Rugby

Scarlets have signed scrum-half Herschel Jantjies on a short-term loan for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Cheetahs Rugby.   Jonathan Evans has suffered an ankle injury that...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Sevens name squad for Dubai NEWS: @nz7s coach Clark Laidlaw names Scott Curry and Tim Mikkelson as co captains for the 2017/18 @WorldRugby7s season 🇳🇿Full squad 👉 https://t.co/rvSbFyhwTj...

Mike Phillips To Come Out of Retirement for Scarlets

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mike Phillips is set to line out for Scarlets as short-term injury cover this weekend in their PRO14 encounter with the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth. The former Wales & British & Irish Lions...

Monday Afternoon Round Up

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale have confirmed the signing of Springbok and Lions scrum-half Faf de Klerk on a three-year deal.   de Klerk will replace departing international No 9s Mike Phillips and Peter Stringer. (FULL...