Santiago Arata rugby player
Santiago Arata rugby player

Santiago Arata

2nd Sep 1996 1.71m/70kg Scrum Half

Top 14 Round 11 Wrap-Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ultimate Rugby and Larissa Falls are detailing the thrills and spills, winners and losers, try scorers and goal kickers from Round 11 of France’s Top14 League. Oyonnax v PauFT = Oyonnax 34 –...

Will anyone claim a hat-trick of Mastercard Player of the Match awards?

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at which players, and positions, have dominated the Mastercard Player of the Match awards at Rugby World Cup 2023. Five players have won multiple Mastercard Player of the Match awards at...

Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Abiding memoryPlaying against two of the top teams in the world, for the first time in a global tournament, was huge for Uruguay, a small country desperate to maintain its progress on the world stage....

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: New Zealand v Uruguay

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks’ big win over Italy last week means that they are in a strong position heading into their final Pool A match against Uruguay in Lyon. It’s a simple equation. A bonus-point win...

Seven changes to starting XV - Uruguay name team to play New Zealand

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uruguay head coach Esteban Meneses has named his match-day 23 to play New Zealand in OL Stadium in Lyon on Thursday, with seven changes to the starting XV from the game against Namibia, including the return...

Reaction from Uruguay scrum-half Santiago Arata, captain Andres Vilaseca and head coach Esteban Meneses following their 36-26 win against Namibia

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

ON-FIELD REACTION Santiago Arata, Mastercard Player of the Match On the win: "First victory for us (at Rugby World Cup 2023), really proud of the tournament. I want to say thank you to all the Uruguayans,...

URU 36-26 NAM: Uruguay comeback denies Namibia first-ever Rugby World Cup win

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Forward power, clinical finishing and composure helped Uruguay to a first win at Rugby World Cup 2023 - but only after Namibia gave them a mighty scare.   Chasing a first-ever World Cup win...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: Uruguay v Namibia

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia make their final appearance of Rugby World Cup 2023 at the OL Stadium on Wednesday, still looking for the overdue win to end their tournament losing streak. It has been a far-from easy tournament...

Meneses makes four changes to starting XV - Uruguay name team to play Namibia

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uruguay head coach Esteban Meneses has named his match-day 23 to face Namibia in their Pool A clash in Lyon on Wednesday, 27 September, with four changes to the starting line-up - two in the backs, two...

The heaviest players at the Rugby World Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 Rugby World Cup is well under way and we've already seen some of the world's biggest stars showing what they can do in France. By 'biggest' stars, we're not meaning the likes of Antoine Dupont...