Vasily Artemyev rugby player
Vasily Artemyev rugby player

Vasily Artemyev

24th Jul 1987 1.83m/87kg Left Wing

RWC Preview: Scotland v Russia

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend is not expecting an easy ride against Russia when Scotland attempt to keep their hopes of qualifying for the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals alive on Wednesday.     Scotland...

Russia showed their worth against Samoa, claims Artemyev

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia were beaten 34-9 by Samoa in Pool A, but captain Vasily Artemyev has no doubt they belong at the Rugby World Cup.         Vasily Artemyev believes Russia demonstrated they...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Russia 9-34 Samoa

3 years ago

Samoa put in a much-improved second-half display to dispatch Russia 34-9 in their opening Rugby World Cup match.     Steve Jackson's side struggled to get out of first gear in a frantic first-half...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan 30-10 Russia

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan recovered from a rough start on Friday to begin their home Rugby World Cup campaign with victory over Russia in Tokyo.       Kotaro Matsushima scored a superb hat-trick as hosts...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan v Russia

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ambitious Japan coach Jamie Joseph is eyeing history as the hosts prepare to kick-off the Rugby World Cup against Russia in Tokyo on Friday.     The Brave Blossoms caused an almighty...

Russia coach Lyn Jones names his team to face Japan

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia coach Lyn Jones has named his team for the Pool A match against Japan at Tokyo Stadium on Friday, 20 September.     Russia's RWC 2019 squad has nine players who were called up for their...

Connacht Finish With A Flourish Against Ireland’s Pool Opponents

3 years ago by Irish Rugby News

Two weeks before they open the Rugby World Cup against tournament hosts Japan, the Russian national team went down 42-14 to fast-finishing Connacht whose late flurry included a brace of tries from Stephen...

Five Tier Two Players To Watch At The Rugby World Cup

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching with most nations having already confirmed their 31 man squads for the showpiece in Japan.       As we continue to build to what many fans, coaches...

Russia Name RWC Squad

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia head coach Lyn Jones has named his 31-man squad for Japan 2019, including eight players who also appeared during the Bears’ Rugby World Cup debut in New Zealand eight years ago.   Eight...

Russia must improve in key areas - Artemyev

8 years ago by Rugby World Cup 2015

Russia full back Vasily Artemyev says his side must be sharper in attack and more disciplined in defence if they are to make it through to the Rugby World Cup finals in England next year.   The Bears...