Ryan Crotty rugby player
Ryan Crotty rugby player

Ryan Crotty

23rd Sep 1988 1.79m/91kg Outside Centre

Stars of the Japanese Top League

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Barrett or Mo'unga? Predicting how the All Blacks could line up in Ian Foster's first game

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster kicks off his term as the new All Blacks head coach on Sunday 11 October at Sky Stadium in Wellington.   The former assistant coach has a tough task ahead of him following the successful...

The Six Players Who Have Played 150 Games For The Crusaders

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black second-rower Sam Whitelock is set to become the seventh player to bring up his 150th game for the Crusaders this weekend against the Chiefs and in doing so he joins an elite club of players to...

Five Reasons Why Round Two Of Super Rugby Aotearoa Will Be Even Better Than Round One

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a blockbuster opening round of Super Rugby Aotearoa, New Zealand prepares for round two of the competition with the second round of action promising to better the spills and thrills of the first. The...

Most Capped Super Rugby XV Of All Time

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

To celebrate the return of rugby and in particular Super Rugby, we take a look at the most capped Super Rugby team of all time.     1. Wyatt Crockett - Crusaders, 202   A true legend...

The Final 10: All Blacks v Ireland (2013)

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven years ago Ireland were aiming for their first win over the All Blacks in 109 years, with the Men in Black forcing the Irish to an agonising 24-22 finish.   Ireland led...

The Talented Group Of Stars From The U20s Class Of 2008

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2008, Sixteen teams assembled in Wales for what was then dubbed as 'the inaugural IRB Junior World Championship 2008'.   The competition replaced the U21 IRB Junior World Championship...

Where are they now? The extraordinary 2008 Wales under-20s team

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 2008, the Wales u20 team reached the semi-finals of the Under-20 Junior World Cup in 2008 when it was hosted by the country.   The star-studded side saw 10 of the players go on...

When Scotland almost beat the All Blacks - Full Game Replay

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A match remembered as being a close-affair as Scotland almost upset the World Champion All Blacks. The clash was always going to be a momentous occasion but the emotion was ratcheted up further...

Alun Wyn Jones' 100th test for Wales: New Zealand v Wales - June 2016 (Full Game)

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales led the world champions All Blacks 18-15 at half-time after a breathless opening 40 minutes, with Taulupe Faletau and Rhys Webb both scoring while Dan Biggar kicked 11 points as they threatened to...