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Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Five Preview

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Sungoliath Aiming to Avoid Feeling Blue They did it last season to Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights.They did it again just before Christmas to Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay.Can...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Four Official Preview

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One - Cross Border Build Up Continues The return of Japan Rugby League One after the New Year’s break sees the competition’s four participants in next month’s Cross-Border matches...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Three Review

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Four Try Frizell Melts Steelers All Black backrower Shannon Frizell was the toast of Fuchu after scoring four tries in leading Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo to a successful Christmas...

Japan League One Division 2 And 3 Weekly Review

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toyota Industries Corporation Shuttles Aichi are one of two teams still unbeaten in Division Two after dousing NEC Green Rockets Tokatsu’s flame with a 36-25 win at Aichi yesterday. Led by the...

Preview: Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Two

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two teams who suffered chastening defeats on the opening weekend meet at Mie on Saturday, with the home side hosting a Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay side coming off a 52-26 defeat by playoff rivals...

Japan League One Round 1 Review

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – It’s the Fabulous Ozaki Brothers Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath winger Seiya Ozaki began where he left off last term, while his younger brother Taiga also got in on the try-scoring...

Japan League One | Dream Team

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan League One kicks off this weekend and there has not been a lack of big names signed to play. With all the stars and World Cup winners represented we put together our Dream Team   1 Keita...

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...

Updates to Barbarian F.C. and World XV squads confirmed

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Johnson and Taichi Takahashi have been added to the Barbarian F.C. squad for this weekend’s Killik Cup clash at Twickenham Stadium, and Jordi Murphy also joins the World XV.   Glasgow...

Scott Fardy appointed Connacht Rugby defence coach

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby has announced the appointment of Scott Fardy as the club’s new defence coach on a 2-year deal. As a player Fardy enjoyed a glittering career across the world, with four seasons...