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Former All Black lock Isaac Ross joins Tasman

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks lock Isaac Ross has been brought into the Tasman Mako rugby squad for the remainder of their Mitre 10 Cup campaign.     Having been with Japanese side NTT Communications...

Marx confirms Japan move

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok hooker Malcomb Marx will be making Kubota Spears his next destination, according to a report in planetrugby.com.   Marx elected to utilise the opportunity given to South African players...

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

Top 14 Ins and Outs

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having recently confirmed their 2020/21 calendar, the Top 14 will kickstart with Stade Francais hosting table leaders Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Jean-Bouin on September 4th.     #CalendrierTOP14...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.       Jamie George commits long-term future to Saracens Saracens have confirmed that England and...

Weekly Round Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues star Sotutu ends speculation with a new deal:     Blues' star looseforward Hoskins Sotutu will remain at the Blues until at least 2022. The 21-year-old has added a further two...

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw joins Japanese club

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland captain, Greig Laidlaw has signed a deal to join Japanese Top League side NTT Shining Arcs along with Australians' Anaru Rangi and Liam Gill.   In January, it was confirmed...

Top League Round 6 Review

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 6 of the Top League provided fans with a riveting mix of bruising defensive efforts and scintillating attack. The most noteworthy individual defensive effort came from Honda Heat number 8 Paul Schoeman...

Top League Highlights: Shining Arcs vs Sanix Blues

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Full time Shining Arcs 74 - 11. A well played game by Shining Arcs with a hat trick by Amanaki Mafi despite being sent off with a yellow card in the 7th minute. This win should push Shining Arcs a little...

Top League Highlights: Suntory Sungoliath v Shining Arcs

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

From the outlook of the first half, it was easy to see that Suntory Sungoliath had the upper hand over their opponents, NTT Communications Shining Arcs. The second half proved to be a much more even affair...