Japan

Four players on debut for the Springboks as Rassie shows his hand

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup-winning prop Vincent Koch will earn his 50th Test cap on Saturday when the Springboks take on Wales at Twickenham in their first international since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in France...

Robbie Deans names his squad to face Fiji

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Barbarian F.C. are delighted to confirm the Club’s 23-player squad for this weekend’s Killik Cup fixture against Fiji. Head coach Robbie Deans will lead a squad packed full of international...

Jamie George captains England against Japan

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Steve Borthwick has named his team to play Japan at the National Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday 22nd June for the Lipovitan D Challenge Cup (kick-off 6.50am BST live on RugbyPassTV). Jamie...

Jack O’Sullivan To Depart For Japan

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby can confirm that back-row forward Jack O’Sullivan will depart the province this summer for a new playing opportunity in Japan. The 25-year-old scored six tries in 35 appearances since...

Italy name their side for the 2024 Summer Nations Series

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The technical staff of the Italian Men's National Rugby Team led by Gonzalo Quesada have announced the list of players called up for the meeting scheduled in L'Aquila set to take place from June 19th in...

10 uncapped players called up for Scotland's Americas Tour

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend has named a 37-man squad for the Skyscanner Americas Tour this summer, with 10 players in contention for an international debut in matches against Canada, USA, Chile and Uruguay. Nathan...

Three of the most iconic upsets in test rugby

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji 27-30 Uruguay, Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium, 25 September, 2019 The South American side had faced the Pacific Islanders four times in their history ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, losing...

Borthwick names 36-player Summer Series squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick has named a 36-player squad for the forthcoming Summer Series which sees England play a Test match against Japan in Tokyo on Saturday 22 June (kick-off 6.50am BST) before embarking on a...

Wild Knights announces two Japan-qualified signings

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights announced two new signings on Monday as Robbie Deans aims to take the club to a fourth consecutive League One final in 2024-2025.        The...

George Ford ruled out

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford will miss England’s Summer Series to Japan and New Zealand. The fly-half is recovering from a pre-existing achilles injury and together with Sale Sharks it has been agreed that the...