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Four players on debut for the Springboks as Rassie shows his hand

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup-winning prop Vincent Koch will earn his 50th Test cap on Saturday when the Springboks take on Wales at Twickenham in their first international since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in France...

Wild Knights announces two Japan-qualified signings

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights announced two new signings on Monday as Robbie Deans aims to take the club to a fourth consecutive League One final in 2024-2025.        The...

Erasmus names exciting Bok training squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus named an exciting squad of 35 players for the team’s first official training camp of the season, which starts in Pretoria on Monday where the focus will be on the opening...

Toshiba Brave Lupus emerges Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Champions

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo 24 - Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights 20Sunday May 26 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo Toshiba Brave Lupus are the champions of Japan after they won an epic final of...

Japan Rugby League One Preview: Final Round

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Koroibete (Wallabies) v Naikabula (Brave Blossoms). Matusda (Brave Blossoms) v Mo’unga (All Blacks). Cornelsen(Brave Blossoms) v Leitch (Brave Blossoms). Gunter (Brave Blossoms) v Frizell (All Blacks)....

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Semi-finals Preview

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights will meet Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo in the final of the third edition of Japan Rugby League on Sunday at the National Stadium in Tokyo.The teams, who finished first and...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Semi-fianls preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights (1) v Yokohama Canon Eagles (4)Saturday May 18 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo, 2.05pm (JT) Just how long can this continue?It’s now over a decade since...

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

1 month 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...