Samuel Marques rugby player
Samuel Marques rugby player

Samuel Marques

8th Dec 1988 1.77m/76kg Scrum Half

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...

Rugby Europe Championship - Road to Paris

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and Poland will fight for the crown, and fans will enjoy the best of European rugby for five weekends, finishing at Stade Jean Bouin in...

Patrice Lagisquet: The man who unlocked Portugal's potential

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The former Os Lobos head coach looks back on his four years in charge, which included a stellar performance at Men's Rugby World Cup 2023. It all started with a simple approach to the president of the...

5 standout matches of the Rugby World Cup finals in France

7 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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...