Liam Messam rugby player
Liam Messam rugby player

Liam Messam

25th Mar 1984 1.90m/109kg Blindside Flanker

'No one could hit you harder' - Liam Messam names the toughest players he's faced

3 years ago by Rugby Dump

In an exclusive column for new long-form rugby website The XV, former All Black Liam Messam has spoken about the hardest men he's played rugby against, and what makes them tick. Unsurprisingly, a South...

'No one could hit you harder' - Liam Messam names the toughest players he's faced

3 years ago by Rugby Dump

In an exclusive column for new long-form rugby website The XV, former All Black Liam Messam has spoken about the hardest men he's played rugby against, and what makes them tick. Unsurprisingly, a South...

Liam Messam discusses Springbok physicality

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Liam Messam, a celebrated hard man of the All Blacks, who currently plies his trade for Toulon in the French Top 14, has opened up about the physical challenge that comes with playing the Springboks, according...

All Blacks and returning stars to light up the opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Current and former All Blacks will be littered across New Zealand’s 14 Provincial Unions when the most eagerly awaited Mitre 10 Cup season in recent memory kicks off today.   Twenty-nine...

Top 14 Ins and Outs

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having recently confirmed their 2020/21 calendar, the Top 14 will kickstart with Stade Francais hosting table leaders Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Jean-Bouin on September 4th.     #CalendrierTOP14...

Liam Messam returns to New Zealand signing for Waikato

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Liam Messam's return to New Zealand rugby has been confirmed with the former Toulon flanker signing for Mitre 10 Cup side Waikato.   The former All Blacks and Waikato fan favourite returns...

Most Capped Super Rugby XV Of All Time

4 years 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...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Ins and outs: A full list of the TOP14 2020/2021 Transfers

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the TOP14 clubs before or during the 2020-21 season.   AGEN Players in: Morgan Phelipponneau (Castres), Jean-Marcellin Buttin...

THROWBACK: When Bryan Habana scored a hattrick against the All Blacks in a STAR STUDDED Barbarians team

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hat-trick of tries by Springbok Bryan Habana inspired the Barbarians to only their second-ever win over New Zealand back in 2009.   The star-studded side coached by former Springbok coach Nick...