Samuel Marques rugby player
Samuel Marques rugby player

Samuel Marques

8th Dec 1988 1.77m/76kg Scrum Half

5 standout matches of the Rugby World Cup finals in France

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reigning champions South Africa take on fellow three-time winners New Zealand in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final. Here, the PA news agency picks out five of the standout matches of a memorable...

Portugal: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portugal's second Rugby World Cup participation led to Os Lobos' first-ever victory in the tournament, but they were also left wondering. Abiding memory Portugal displayed some amazing rugby over their...

Portugal reach record high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Os Lobos’ 24-23 victory over Fiji in Toulouse – their first win in Rugby World Cup history – rounds off the pool phase in style.     Portugal have climbed three places...

Rugby World Cup Review: Portugal’s delight

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The quarter-finals are confirmed. Fiji were the last side to qualify for the knockout phase of Rugby World Cup 2023 in the final match of the pool stage on Sunday evening, but the night was Portugal’s...

FIJ 23-24 POR: Comments from Portugal captain Lima & head coach Lagisquet

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

MEDIA CONFERENCE Patrice Lagisquet, head coach  On the fantastic adventure: "I don't know what to say. I am always afraid of big words but it is a fantastic moment. The players surprised me one...

Portugal secure historic win but Fiji reach last eight

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji secured a quarter-final against England in Marseille in a week's time but the glory in a mesmerising match at Stadium de Toulouse went to Portugal as they won their first ever Rugby World Cup game. Australia's...

Match Preview: Fiji v Portugal

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Here it is. The 40th and final match of the pool phase at Rugby World Cup 2023.  Fiji have been one of the standout teams of the tournament, following up a so-near, so-far defeat to Wales with victories...

Lima in at 12 and captain, Appleton out - Portugal name team to play Fiji

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portugal head coach Patrice Lagisquet has announced his squad to face Fiji at Stadium de Toulouse on Sunday, 8 October. Portugal head coach Patrice Lagisquet has announced his squad to face Fiji in Toulouse...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: Australia v Portugal

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two defeats in a row in France, including a record loss to Wales, have left Australia despondent. Their Rugby World Cup future is out of their hands. All they can do is finish the pool phase in a manner...

De Freitas among four changes as Portugal announce team to play Australia

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portugal head coach Patrice Lagisquet has made four changes to his starting XV to face Australia in Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne on Sunday 1 October. David Costa starts at loose-head...