Ovidiu Cojocaru rugby player
Ovidiu Cojocaru rugby player

Ovidiu Cojocaru

19th Nov 1996 1.76m/100kg Hooker

Top Performers of the REC 24 Pool Phase

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals are already nearly upon us, but before the make-or-break phase of the Rugby Europe Championship starts, we take a look back at some of the players who have shone out throughout the first...

Semi Finalists confirmed in the men's Rugby Europe Championship

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia, Portugal, Romania and Spain are through to the men’s Rugby Europe Championship Cup semi-finals after an exciting final weekend of group stage action. On Saturday, reigning champions Georgia...

Round 2 Review - Men's Rugby Europe Championship 24

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia, Spain and Romania made it two wins from two in the Rugby Europe Championship for 2024 at the weekend while Portugal got their first win of the year. The second round of group phase fixtures began...

TGA 45-24 ROU: Romania reaction (head coach Apjok, captain Cojocaru)

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

ON-FIELD REACTION Eugen Apjok, head coach On the match: "We stayed in the game but we made too many mistakes, especially in the second half. In the first half it was three individual mistakes that cost...

Match Preview: Tonga v Romania

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that there’s nothing to play for in the penultimate match of the pool phase.  No, Pool B opponents Tonga and Romania haven’t won a match at Rugby...

Hooker Cojocaru replaces Chirica as captain - Romania name team to play Tonga

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania head coach Eugen Apjok has named his matchday 23 to face Tonga in Lille on Sunday, with hooker Ovidiu Cojocaru to captain a team showing nine changes from the defeat to Scotland. Regular captain...

Romania make three more changes to Rugby World Cup 2023 squad

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania have made three changes to their Rugby World Cup 2023 squad, with Luca Nichitean replacing wing/full-back Gabriel Pop, and centres Mihai Graure and Alexandru Bucur replacing Taylor Gontineac and...

Match Day Programme: South Africa v Romania

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

FIXTURE HISTORY South Africa and Romania face each other in a test match for only the second time today. They last met in Cape Town during Rugby World Cup 1995. MEMORABLE MATCH It was 30 May, 1995....

Try scorer Rupanu keeps his place - Romania name team play South Africa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania head coach Eugen Apjok has named his match-day 23 to face South Africa in Stade de Bordeaux on Sunday, with three personnel changes from the loss against Ireland, and two positional.   1...

Apjok juggles backline as Romania name team to play Ireland

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Eugen Apjok makes only one change to his forwards but reshapes has backline for Romania's match against Rugby World Cup 2023's top-ranked team, Ireland, in Bordeaux on Saturday. 1 Iulian Hartig2...