Viliame Mata rugby player
Viliame Mata rugby player

Viliame Mata

22nd Oct 1991 1.96m/106kg No. 8

Should A Pacific Islanders Touring Side Be Reinstated and How Would They Line Up Today?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2003, a Pacific Islanders touring side was given the go-ahead by the IRB (now World Rugby) to compete. The concept that was based on the British and Irish Lions composite side, was put...

Scottish PRO14 WRAP | Results, Top Performers and log

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh edged out Cardiff Blues in their clash at Murrayfield. George Taylor scored the only try of the match in a tight contest which saw Blues put up a spirited fight in the second half but it was...

Watch: Bill Mata produces a mind blowing offload as Edinburgh level things in the 1872 Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh came out on top in the second clash of the 1872 Cup on Saturday after falling to Glasgow last week.   The breathtaking encounter saw some stellar tries being scored with Darcy Graham...

RWC Preview: Wales vs Fiji

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Davies jokingly told Warren Gatland he had "finally seen the light" after being named in Wales' side to face Fiji - but is serious about making the most of a chance to start at the Rugby...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Fiji v Uruguay

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji have made 12 changes to their line-up for Wednesday's Rugby World Cup clash with Uruguay in Kamaishi.     Following a 39-21 defeat to Australia in Sapporo, Fiji head coach John McKee...

Rugby World Cup 2019 Preview: Fiji v Uruguay

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uruguay begin their Rugby World Cup campaign against a Fiji side that have made wholesale changes after their defeat to Australia.     Fiji have made 12 changes to their line-up for Wednesday's...

Olympians set to make Rugby World Cup history at Japan 2019

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a historic first for the Rugby World Cup, 18 Olympians from nine nations are set to take to the field at Japan 2019, the first Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia, which begins on Friday when hosts Japan...

Fiji name strong squad to face Australia

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach John McKee has named a powerhouse 23 to face Australia in their opening Pool D match against Australia on Saturday.     Six players in Fiji's starting line-up also started...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool D

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are in the final countdown to the Rugby World Cup in Japan!     Ultimate Rugby has picked out five Tier Two players from each pool at the Rugby World Cup.   Pool A   Pool...

Fiji name squad for the Rugby World Cup

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby today named the squad to represent Fiji at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.     Head Coach John McKee said the squad, captained by Dominiko Waqaniburotu, has an opportunity to...