Simon Cron rugby player
Simon Cron rugby player

Simon Cron

1st Jan 1970 1.81m/kg Coach

Super Rugby Pacific TOTW

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Pacific continues to surprise and excite as the Australian teams stood up in Round Nine. With just three in action, it was the Queensland Reds and Western Force that impressed, recording big...

Force learn Drua lessons before daunting Eden Park trip

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Western Force boss Simon Cron says his bottom-ranked side can only hang with the red-hot Blues in Auckland if they learn the lessons of a shock thrashing at the hands of the Fijian Drua. The Perth-based...

Winless Crusaders could 'spiral uncontrollably'

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coach Rob Penney said the Crusaders' season could "spiral uncontrollably" after New Zealand's traditional Super Rugby powerhouses slumped to the bottom of the competition standings.  The seven-time...

Force bolster lock stocks with signing of former Wallaby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force have added experience to their lock stocks with the signing of 16-cap Wallaby Sam Carter for the remainder of the season. Carter, who stands at 201cm tall, joins the Force from English...

Cron locked in until 2026 after penning two-year extension with Force

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force are delighted to announce that head coach Simon Cron has signed a two-year contract extension with the Club, keeping him in the west until 2026. The extension underlines the Club’s...

Ben Funnell eager to add final chapter to career

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Crusaders hooker Ben Funnell has been handed the chance to add a final chapter to his Super Rugby career after signing with the Western Force. Funnell played 89 Super games for the Crusaders between...

Western Force eager for season opener vs The Reds

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force’s opening pre-season trial game ahead of the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific is just over a week away and recruit Ben Donaldson says the players are “raring to go”. The Force...

The Western Force look to secure former Wallabies talisman

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Just six years after equalling the Australian record for the most tries in a single Super Rugby season, wrecking ball Taqele Naiyaravoro has made the first steps towards a return to the competition. The...