Ben Gunter rugby player
Ben Gunter rugby player

Ben Gunter

24th Oct 1997 1.95m/120kg No. 8

Eddie Jones names 35 man Japan training squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan Rugby Football Union (Chairman: Tsuchida Masato, Minato-ku, Tokyo) is pleased to announce the 35 players of the Japan national team who will be taking part in Team Miyazaki's Training Camp to...

Toshiba Brave Lupus emerges Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Champions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo 24 - Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights 20Sunday May 26 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo Toshiba Brave Lupus are the champions of Japan after they won an epic final of...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Semi-finals Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights will meet Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo in the final of the third edition of Japan Rugby League on Sunday at the National Stadium in Tokyo.The teams, who finished first and...

Official Preview: Japan Rugby League One Round Fourteen

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Matsuda versus Barrett II: Rikiya’s big moment It’s been quite a year for Rikiya Matsuda.A 37-cap Brave Blossom, and long-time pilot of the champion Saitama Panasonic...

Brave Blossoms named to Take on Italy Ahead of RWC

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With only two weeks remaining until Rugby World Cup 2023 kicks off in France, Japan Head Coach, Jamie Joseph has today named his Brave Blossoms side to take on Italy in Treviso, this Saturday, 26 August...

Japan name squad for RWC warm up games

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie Joseph has named his Japan squad that will take him through the upcoming tests and RWC warm up games. The 36-member Brave Blossoms Squad will be supplemented by a 10-member Wider Training Squad...

JAPAN v FRANCE: Preview, Stats, Facts and Lineups

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan host France in Aichi on Saturday in what is just the fourth official meeting between the two sides since 1973.   The sides have met on 10 occasions, although France did not award...

Ranked: The Heaviest Test Packs This July

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The test season is back, and with all the squads locked in for July, we check the scales and see which team could field the heaviest pack.       Taking the weights listed...

Top stats performers from the Japanese League One final

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Saitama Wild Knights snatched the 2022 Japanese League One title with an 18-12 victory over Tokyo Sungoliath in a hard-fought match at the Japan National Stadium.    Wallaby international...

Beauden Barrett and three World Cup winning Springboks named in Top League XV of 2021

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League concluded this weekend with Panasonic Wild Knights beating Suntory Sungoliath 26-31 in the Final on Sunday.     The competition organisers have since named the...