Richard Buckman rugby player
Richard Buckman rugby player

Richard Buckman

27th May 1989 1.85m/92kg Outside Centre

Laumape joins a star studded list of foreign players who have signed for Kobe Steelers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerhouse centre Ngani Laumape will continue his career in Japan after signing a three-year deal with the Kobe Steelers.   The 15-test cap All Black centre left New Zealand in 2021 to join...

Dream XV: The International stars of the new Japanese League

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new Japanese club competition kicks off this weekend under the new name, the Japan Rugby League One.   We take a look at the international stars that will light up the tournament in the top...

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...

International stars shine in the opening day of the Japanese Top League

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicked off Saturday with five entertaining matches in the opening day of action.    The opening game of the new season, saw the Shining Arcs breeze past Honda Heat claiming...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

World Cup Winning All Black Pair Head To Kobe

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reigning Top League champions Kobe Kobelco Steelers have added a pair of World Cup Winning All Blacks to their ranks ahead of their new campaign which is set to kick off in January 2021.   Chiefs...

Test Stars To Light Up Japan's Top League In 2020

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this weekend with a number of test stars of the past and present set to light up the competition in 2020.   With the Champions Cup returning this weekend with the...

Squire returns as the Highlanders bid farewell to departing pair

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders Head Coach, Aaron Mauger, has selected an experienced pack and will welcome the return of Liam Squire for his first match of the season, also back from injury are Jackson Hemopo and Tevita...

Lomax switches Super Rugby franchises for 2020

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

One test All Black prop Tyrel Lomax will leave the Highlanders at the end of the season and join the Hurricanes.   Highlanders CEO Roger Clark confirmed to Stuff.co.nz, that the promising tighthead...

Waisake Naholo returns for the Highlanders

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Shannon Frizell returns from his All Blacks’ break to take his place at number eight for the Pulse Energy Highlanders against the Lions on Saturday (1.05am Sunday morning NZT). Elliot Dixon gets...