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Japan League One Round 10 Review

4 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 10 preview

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Spears on a Knife-Edge Time is running out for Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay. While the status of their title defence is not terminal yet, the defending champions’ slide...

Sharks confirm signings of Springboks Trevor Nyakane and Jason Jenkins

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks have added two more Springboks to their burgeoning ranks with the signings of Trevor Nyakane and Jason Jenkins. The Durban franchise took to social media to reveal two-time World...

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...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Eight Review

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Four Star Savea Sinks Toyota Reigning World Rugby Player of the Year Ardie Savea showed his class, scoring four tries as former Wallaby coach Dave Rennie enjoyed his finest moment...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Eight Preview

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One - Wild Knights’ Kryptonite It doesn’t make a lot of sense, based on their recent finishing positions on the championship ladder. Yet sport, and rugby especially, doesn’t...

Japan Rugby League One Preview

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Flight of the EagleLast season they were separated by one place, and six log points.This time, with the roles reversed, three places and nine points separate Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo and Yokohama...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Seven Review

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Outta Sight, Wild Knight! The gap between the Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights and the rest is widening at the top of the Japan Rugby League One point’s table but the Chiefs’ conquerors from...