Virimi Vakatawa rugby player
Virimi Vakatawa rugby player

Virimi Vakatawa

1st May 1992 1.86m/92kg Left Wing

European Player of the Year award 2020 – nominees announced

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year 2020 award have today been announced.   Leinster Rugby, the No 1-ranked club going into the Champions Cup quarter-finals have three...

A NEW ERA: Fabien Galthie includes 19 uncapped players in his 42-man France squad as well as a new captain

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New French head coach  Fabien Galthie has named his first France squad that will compete in the 2020 Six Nations having taken over from Jacques Brunel following the Rugby World Cup.   Brunel's...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 3

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another round of the Champions Cup has come and gone! And what a weekend it was with Clermont shining on Friday evening, Munster piping Saracens on Saturday and some pulsating action on Sunday rounding...

Racing 92 vs Saracens (30-10) | Champions Cup highlights

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 teach the defending Champions a lesson in the final match of the opening Champions Cup round. Its been a tough week for Saracens and this completed it. Nothing much be taken away from Racing...

WATCH: The four tries shortlisted for the Try of the Year

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The contenders for the International Rugby Players (IRP) Try of the Year 2019 have been revealed, with the winner to be announced at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on 3 November.     Three...

France show their best and worst as Vahaamahina madness proves costly

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup quarter-final saw the best and worst side of France, as they suffered a self-inflicted meltdown against Wales.       For the majority of Sunday's World Cup quarter-final...

France Player Ratings v Wales

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France were downed 20-19 by Wales in the third Rugby World Cup quarter-final. Wales made France pay the ultimate price for Vahaamahina's red card.   Here is how we rated the French:       1. Jefferson...

Ross Moriarty's late try keeps the Welsh dream alive

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ross Moriarty pounced for a dramatic late try to give Wales victory and a Rugby World Cup semi-final place at the expense of France.     Ross Moriarty went from villain to hero for Wales...

Captain Guirado returns to Les Bleus line-up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Captain Guilhem Guirado has been recalled to the starting XV for France's Rugby World Cup quarter-final with Wales, despite rumours of a bust-up with coach Jacques Brunel.   Hooker Guirado did not...

Top Performers: France vs Tonga

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup after narrowly beat Tonga 23-21 at the Kumamoto Stadium on Sunday.    The French made heavy work of the task at hand...