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Official Review: Japan Rugby League One 2023-24

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – And then there were four Times, dates, teams, and draw are confirmed for the semi-finals of Japan Rugby League One after the weekend’s final round of the regular season. The...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round 15 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – More Fuchu ‘fun’ to come Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo and Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath can’t get enough of each other.Well, that’s how it might seem to outsiders...

Japan Rugby League One Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – The Fuchu Wars: Episode II Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo and Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath might both have qualified for next month’s Japan RugbyLeague One semi-finals, but don’t...

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...

Japan League One Review

2 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 Rugby League One: Round 9 review

3 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 Preview

3 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

4 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...