Kotaro Matsushima rugby player
Kotaro Matsushima rugby player

Kotaro Matsushima

26th Feb 1993 1.78m/87kg Fullback

Lions Watch: Rees-Zammit & Sam Simmonds grab doubles

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Louis Rees-Zammit & Sam Simmonds both scored doubles of Gloucester and Exeter respectively has they continued their fine form after their inclusions in the British and Irish Lions Tour.   Wales...

Watch: Russell, Thomas and Beale romp through the Clermont defence

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a thrilling first half of Top 14 action between Racing 92 and Clermont, Teddy Thomas scored a try and assisted two to lead 31-19 at half time.   Kurtley Beale scored Racing 92's first two tries...

European Player Of The Year Award Nominees Confirmed

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Representatives of the elite clubs which have qualified for this season’s Champions Cup semi-finals not surprisingly dominate the list of 15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the...

Fiery French clash as Toulouse take on Clermont

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second French clash sees the powerful Toulouse travelling to Stade Marcel Michelin to throw down the challenge to Clermont.   Clermont had a close shave with Wasps over the weekend, leaving...

Champions Cup Team of the Week - Round of 16

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of rugby that ends with no less than five Top 14 sides making their way into the Quarter Finals. One Irish side and two Premiership sides make up the remainder of the eight teams. Here is our...

Two Englishman ranked among the worst Top 14 signings this season

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020/21 TOP 14 season has reached the midway point in the competition and as they do every season, Rugby Rama has allowed fans to vote for the best and worst signings of the season with the popular...

Awesome Matsushima montage shows why Japanese winger is Europe's most deadly

1 year ago by Rugby Dump

Clermont and Japan winger Kotaro Matsushima ripped it up against Bristol in the Champions Cup last weekend with a hat trick at Ashton Gate.

Ayumu Goromaru highlights fame as major factor in retirement

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary Japanese fullback Ayumu Goromaru has announced his retirement from the game.   The 34 year-old hangs up his boots after 57 appearances for his country, saying he hoped he had lent a hand...

Champions Cups Stats Leaders - tackles, carries, turnovers & more

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 1 of the Champions Cup played out with gusto as the twelve fixtures supplied plenty of action. Leinster find themselves at numbers 1 in Pool A while Pool B is headed by Lyon – both teams having...