Virimi Vakatawa rugby player
Virimi Vakatawa rugby player

Virimi Vakatawa

1st May 1992 1.86m/92kg Outside Centre

The Two Best Composite World Club XVs

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is some team!   OPTA released the top players in each position based on their unique index which highlighted the highest-rated players in top-level club rugby since the beginning of 2019. After releasing...

Former Samoan international cautious over plans to let players represent more than one Test nation

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sir Bill Beaumont is prepared to address the possibility of players from the Pacific Islands being allowed to return to play for their country of birth after being captured by other international teams,...

Six Nations Team Of The Competition

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's been one of the strangest Six Nations season since the competition was impacted by the outbreak of foot and mouth back in 2001.    The 2020 edition of the Championship may not have...

The busiest tacklers, most potent attackers, turnover kings and more from all the top leagues

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the world’s premier domestic competitions in full swing, we take a look at the top performers in the most noteworthy categories. We take a look at the best performers from the Premiership, Pro...

Six Nations Stats Leaders Round 4: Most metres, tackles, carries and more

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The most striking feature of Round 4 of the 2020 Six Nations was most certainly France experiencing their first loss of the competition to a Scottish side who were not given much chance before the game....

Six Nations Round 3 Stats Leaders : Most Tackles, Carries, Metres Gained, Defenders Beaten and More

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The end of Round 3 saw France continue their unexpected dominance of the competition, sitting on top of the log, enjoying a comfortable 4 point cushion. England are in second place with Ireland,Wales,...

France and Italy both make one change for Paris clash

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Arthur Vincent and Jayden Hayward come into the France and Italy starting line-ups respectively for the match in Paris.       France and Italy both make just one change to their starting...

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...

A NEW ERA: Fabien Galthie includes 19 uncapped players in his 42-man France squad as well as a new captain

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New French head coach  Fabien Galthie has named his first France squad that will compete in the 2020 Six Nations having taken over from Jacques Brunel following the Rugby World Cup.   Brunel's...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 3

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another round of the Champions Cup has come and gone! And what a weekend it was with Clermont shining on Friday evening, Munster piping Saracens on Saturday and some pulsating action on Sunday rounding...