Israel Folau rugby player
Israel Folau rugby player

Israel Folau

3rd Apr 1989 1.93m/103kg Fullback

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

1 month 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...

Official Preview: Japan Rugby League One Round Fourteen

3 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...

On this day in 2019: Australia end Israel Folau’s deal

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia and New South Wales Waratahs terminated Israel Folau’s contract over discriminatory social media posts on this day in 2019. The then 30-year-old was warned about his behaviour the...

I’ve loved it – George North reflects on living Wales ‘dream’ after calling time

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales star George North fought back tears as he reflected on an international career that saw him “live a dream”. The 31-year-old has announced that he will retire from Test rugby after Saturday’s...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Five Preview

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Sungoliath Aiming to Avoid Feeling Blue They did it last season to Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights.They did it again just before Christmas to Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay.Can...

Japan League One | Dream Team

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan League One kicks off this weekend and there has not been a lack of big names signed to play. With all the stars and World Cup winners represented we put together our Dream Team   1 Keita...

Rugby AU hit by loss of Super Rugby sponsor

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia has been dealt another sizeable blow, with Harvey Norman opting not to renew its three-year sponsorship of Super Rugby. The news was confirmed by chairperson Gerry Harvey on Thursday,...

On this day in 2015: Sorry England make World Cup history with group-stage exit

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England became the first host nation to be knocked out of the Rugby World Cup at the group stage after losing 33-13 to Australia on this day in 2015. Stuart Lancaster’s side had gone into the tournament...

Wallabies discuss how aerial game will feature in new-look attack

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harnessing the aerial capabilities of wingers Mark Nawaqanitawase and Suliasi Vunivalu is part of the Wallabies’ plan to “play to their strengths” through the Rugby World Cup, according...

Switching sides: Who's found a new nationality for the World Cup

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks may have voted against the law change, but they have taken advantage by turning their South African-born lock Jean Kleyn from a five-time Irish international who played twice at the last...