James O'Connor rugby player
James O'Connor rugby player

James O'Connor

5th Jul 1990 1.80m/88kg Outside Centre

Last time they faced off: Wales 29-28 Australia: Priestland kick denies Wallabies at the death

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A last-gasp penalty from Rhys Priestland denied 14-man Australia a memorable comeback against Wales at the Principality Stadium on 20 Novemebr 2021.   Smarting from a 32-15 defeat to England, the...

Noah Lolesio gets his chance to impress

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies flyhalf Noah Lolesio is set to start against the Springboks on Saturday with assistant coach Dan McKellar saying “he gets his chance this week”.   While...

'He's devastated': O'Connor left out for Foley's Wallabies return

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

James O'Connor has paid the price for the Wallabies' horror show against Argentina, dumped from the Rugby Championship squad with Bernard Foley recalled after a three-year absence.     The...

Pumas romp to rare win over depleted Wallabies

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina claimed a rare win over Australia as the Pumas emerged 48-17 victors in an entertaining Rugby Championship clash on Saturday. Australia had only lost one of their previous 14 Tests against...

Wallabies team announced to play Argentina in San Juan

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reds playmaker James O'Connor will start for the Wallabies for the first time this year when the side take on Argentina in San Juan on Saturday afternoon (local time; 5:10am Sunday AEST).    O'Connor...

PLAYER RATINGS: Australia 17-25 England

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England held firm to defeat Australia 25-17 on Saturday.   Eddie Jones' charges snapped a three-game losing run and levelled the three test match Series in Australia with the decider in Sydney next...

Wallabies team for Brisbane Test: Taniela Tupou returns

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerhouse prop Taniela Tupou has been named to return from a calf injury for the Wallabies Test against England at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.   The Wallabies will recognise...

Former rugby league star Vunivalu one of six uncapped Australia players called up for England series

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia have announced their 35-man squad for the England Test series, with Michael Hooper captaining the side.   Former rugby league winger Suliasi Vunivalu heads a six-man list of uncapped...

Yellow card incident could see Pablo Matera miss the Super Rugby playoffs

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders defeated the Reds 28-15, securing 2nd place on the ladder.   In what can be termed as a scrappy and disjointed game, the Crusaders were not at their best and the Reds did seem to miss...

Super Rugby Teamsheets: Jamie Roberts to make Waratahs debut

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales international Jamie Roberts will make his Waratahs debut off the bench against the Fijian Drua on Friday.     Here are all the lineups for the Super Rugby matches involving...