Steve Hansen rugby player
Steve Hansen rugby player

Sir Steve Hansen

1st Jan 1970 0.00m/kg Coach

Aaron Wainwright fitness doubt as Wales bid to end Test misery

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wainwright, who won his 50th cap when Wales went down to a 25-16 defeat in the series opener last weekend, suffered a leg injury and was forced off during the closing stages. Wales are sweating on the...

Official Preview: Japan Rugby League One Round Fourteen

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Matsuda versus Barrett II: Rikiya’s big moment It’s been quite a year for Rikiya Matsuda.A 37-cap Brave Blossom, and long-time pilot of the champion Saitama Panasonic...

Former All Blacks coach Foster makes Japan move

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks head coach Ian Foster will join Japan's Toyota Verblitz next season, the club said Tuesday, reuniting him with Steve Hansen and joined by Rugby League star Joseph Manu. Foster has not...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Thirteen Review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – It’s ‘squeaky bum’ time for Kobe It’s come down to this.Win four games back-to-back or the season’s revival is going to fall short.That is the assignment...

Japan League One Review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Dented Steelers All Black Ardie Savea’s hopes of finishing his sabbatical with a Japan Rugby League One title took a major blow after Kobelco Kobe Steelers dropped out of the...

Japan Rugby League One Round 11 Review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Brave Lupus Nearly ‘Rammed’ in a Sunday Thriller A comfortable Sunday afternoon it was not for Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo, who needed a try six minutes from time by centre...

Japan Rugby League One: Round 11 preview

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

– Kansai calling for Kintetsu Fresh off their 10th loss in a row, and from a match they were expected to win against Mie Honda Heat, the last thing Hanazono Kintetsu Liners probably needed was the...

Japan League One Round 10 Review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Crowley off the mark as Honda fires up Mie Honda Heat has given ex-Italy coach Kieran Crowley his maiden win in Japan Rugby League One after a courageous 20-19 victory over fellow...

Japan Rugby League One: Round 9 review

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Matsuda Rides High in Battle of the Sharpshooters Brave Blossoms flyhalf Rikiya won the battle of the international tens as Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights edged All Black Richie Mo’unga’s...

Box office Feyi-Waboso and Garbisi’s redemption – Six Nations talking points

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were wins for Italy, England and France in an enthralling round four of the Guinness Six Nations that ensures there will be something at stake in all three final games of the tournament. Here Ultimate...