Sam Simmonds rugby player
Sam Simmonds rugby player

Sam Simmonds

10th Nov 1994 1.84m/103kg No. 8

B&I Lions Player Ratings v Springboks - Third Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Morne Steyn was the hero for South Africa as, just like in 2009, his penalty proved decisive in a 19-16 series-clinching win over the British and Irish Lions.   Here is how we rated the tourists...

South Africa v British and Irish Lions: Gatland rolls the dice for decider

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The battle between the British and Irish Lions and South Africa ends on Saturday with the series tied at 1-1 ahead of the Cape Town decider.     The British and Irish Lions lock horns with...

BoksvLions Preview: Buckle up for the series decider

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The result at the Cape Town Stadium this last Saturday lent the third and final Test an enormous amount of significance as the 2021 British & Irish Lions series will be decided then as the Springboks...

Gatland Makes 6 Changes for Third Test vs Springboks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has made six changes to the starting XV which lost to the Springboks last Saturday in Cape Town.     The defeat sees the Lions Series level...

Winners & Losers: British & Irish Lions First Test Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks and with it, the Lions boss has made some tough selection calls.   In fact, Gatland claims that this test 23 'was by...

B&I Lions Top Stats Performers: tackles, carries & more

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As expected, the British & Irish Lions trampled their last opponents before they tackle the Springboks in the first test.    The final whistle sounded with the scoreboard reading...

Jones back as Gatland's men deliver seven-try show

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland was given plenty to consider after an impressive Lions display as the tourists dismantled the Stormers in Cape Town.   Alun Wyn Jones returned to British and Irish Lions action in...

British & Irish Lions Player Ratings v the Stormers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Here is how we rated the British and Irish Lions in their final game before the test series.    15. Stuart Hogg - 7  Captaining the tourists for the second time, Hogg grew into the...

PREVIEW: Gatland looks for Lions to stake Test claims in Stormers clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland will sit down with his coaching team in the days after the Stormers clash to formulate a team to tackle the Springboks.   The British and Irish Lions will aim to protect a proud record...

Marcus Smith starts against Stormers, Alun Wyn Jones returns

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has named his team to play the DHL Stormers at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 17 July (kick off 5pm BST). Following a period of isolation in Johannesburg,...