Rob Kearney rugby player
Rob Kearney rugby player

Rob Kearney

26th Mar 1986 1.85m/94kg Fullback

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...

Squad Update: Leinster confirm 28 new contracts and 7 departures

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby has confirmed 28 new contracts for the 2020/21 season, while also confirming their list of departees.   With Covid-19 still impacting on the 2019/20 season, two players have been...

Blood Brothers - Siblings In Rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The genes required for good rugby players run stronger in some families than in others. We take a look at 10 sets of brothers in the modern and recent era who have made it to the top.   Mako and...

Cullen confirms Leinster haven't made new signings for next season as trio contemplate future

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster's highest profile players Rob Kearney, Devin Toner and Joe Tomane will be out of contract in June this year, and the trio still haven't decided on whether to join another club or to...

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...

Rated: Ireland's Player Depth Per Position

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland may have failed to reach the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup in Japan but there is a lot to look forward to under new head coach Andy Farrell after a promising start to his tenure during the...

Ireland Player Ratings v Wales

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' hopes of back-to-back Grand Slams were ended as they became Ireland's latest Six Nations victims in Dublin.     Ireland handed Wales a first Six Nations defeat in nine matches as...

European Player of the Year award 2020 – nominees announced

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year 2020 award have today been announced.   Leinster Rugby, the No 1-ranked club going into the Champions Cup quarter-finals have three...

Predicted: How Ireland could line up in the Six Nations opener

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland kick off a new era on Saturday 1 February with Andy Farrell taking charge of his first game as the new Irish head coach as they host Scotland.   The former defence coach will name his...