Owen Franks rugby player
Owen Franks rugby player

Owen Franks

23rd Dec 1987 1.85m/122kg Tighthead Prop

Skipper Leota urges Rebels to get physical with Blues

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Melbourne captain Rob Leota says the Rebels need to up their physicality when they host the Blues after being out-muscled by the Crusaders in their last Super Rugby Pacific outing. The Rebels were given...

Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Teams: All the team news for Round 11

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race to the finals begins as Round 11 shapes as a crucial weekend for the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific season. It begins in Wellington when the ladder-leading Hurricanes look to bounce back against the...

Crusaders name team to face Reds

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In huge Crusaders news, Leigh Halfpenny will finally take the field this weekend. The Welshman, who has more than 100 caps for his country and sits third in their all-time points scorer list...

Barrett and Havili return for the struggling Crusaders

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hard graft and consistency are expected from the boys this week as we return home for just our third game in Christchurch this season. Naturally the pressure is on the Crusaders to turn in a shift...

Super Rugby Pacific - Round 10 Teams

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

ANZAC Round Weekend brings the Australian and New Zealand teams together for a series of crucial matches as the race to the finals begins.   It starts in Christchurch as the Crusaders host the Melbourne...

Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Teams: All the team news for Round Nine

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round Nine of Super Rugby Pacific completes the bye section of the draw as teams look to build form. It begins in Fiji as the Drua take on the unbeaten Hurricanes in Suva. The Queensland Reds and Highlanders...

Ethan Blacadder returns for the Crusaders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s Day One of the Australia Tour and the Crusaders have named their squad to take on the Waratahs on Friday 12 April. It’ll be our boys first time playing at Sydney’s Allianz Stadium....

Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Round four teams

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round Four of Super Rugby Pacific is here as teams switch up their line-ups ahead of a big weekend of action. It begins with the Crusaders hosting the Hurricanes in Christchurch before Taniela Tupou...

Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Round Two Teams

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Pacific heads to Super Round as all 12 teams converge on Melbourne's AAMI Park! Round two will kick off with the Blues facing the Highlanders as both teams come off first round victories,...

Super Rugby Pacific Wrap: Round 1

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Early season form resulted in some spectacular play in the DHL Super Rugby Pacific opening round over the weekend, with the defending champion Crusaders starting the campaign with a loss to the Chiefs...