Paul Willemse rugby player
Paul Willemse rugby player

Paul Willemse

13th Nov 1992 2.01m/125kg No 4 Lock

Les Bleus dramatically extend winning streak as both teams see red

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sipili Falatea crossed over late on to snatch a 30-26 victory for France in a topsy-turvy tussle with fellow heavyweights South Africa.         France made it a record-extending...

France call up 15 extra players ahead of Bok Test

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have called up 15 extra players ahead of their Test against South Africa, including a replacement for injured lock Killian Geraci.   Geraci was a late withdrawal from France’s 30-29...

Changed Wallaby squad gear up for battle with les Bleus

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After the narrowest of victories over Scotland last weekend, the Wallabies will face an altogether different challenge on Saturday when they square off against the mighty Les Bleus at Stade de France.   Through...

Dupont and Ntamack return in strong France team to face Australia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont and Romain Ntamack return to the France starting XV that will face Australia at the Stade de France on Saturday (kick-off 20:00 UK).   The Toulouse halfback pairing were rested during...

Grand slam winners return for France, eight uncapped players named in Autumn Nations Series Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Fabien Galthie has named a 42-man squad for the Autumn Nations Cup.   France host Australia in their opening game on 5 November at the Stade de France before fronting...

Ranked: The Heaviest Test Packs This July

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The test season is back, and with all the squads locked in for July, we check the scales and see which team could field the heaviest pack.       Taking the weights listed...

Top 14 Semi-Final Teams

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Castres, Toulouse, Montpellier and Bordeaux face off this weekend for a spot in the Top 14 final next Friday.     Castres Olympique Vs Toulouse           The...

Knee injury ends Paul Willemse's season

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier's Paul Willemse, who was hit in the knee on Saturday during the defeat against LOU, will not play again this season.      According to information from RMC Sport, the 29-year-old will...

Harlequins make one change, Montpellier throw an selection surprise

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins and Montpellier have named their matchday squads for the second leg of the Round of 16 Champions Cup clash.   Quins have made just one change to the matchday 23 from last weekend...

Antoine Dupont named 2022 Six Nations Player of the Championship

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont has been crowned the 2022 Guinness Six Nations Player of the Championship after leading France to the Grand Slam.     The scrum-half became the first Frenchman...