Jack Cornelsen rugby player
Jack Cornelsen rugby player

Jack Cornelsen

13th Oct 1994 1.95m/110kg Blindside Flanker

Japan League One Review

4 days 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...

The Cross-Border Rugby Begins

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cross-Border Rugby competition between leading clubs from Japan Rugby League One and DHL Super Rugby Pacific kicks-off on Saturday when the five-time Japanese champions Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath battle...

A look at round four in Japans Rugby League One

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Spears Slide Continues Things aren’t getting any better for Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay. Today’s 24-20 loss to Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo has left the defending champions...

Match Preview: Japan v Argentina

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The equation is simple for both sides at Nantes on Saturday. Victory equals quarter-final qualification and a match next Saturday against the winner of Pool C in Marseille. The consequences of a defeat...

Fifita in for Naikabula on the wing - Japan name team to play Argentina

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his squad to face Argentina in Stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes on Sunday 8 October. Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named his matchday 23 to face Argentina...

Japan reaction (head coach Joseph, captain Himeno, Lemeki, Leitch, Cornelsen, Naoto, Fukuda)

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

MIXED ZONE Michael Leitch, back rowOn how Japan are progressing:“Building up to the World Cup, we lost five games, against some quality opposition. But as the World Cup has gone on, we have grown...

Match Preview: Japan v Samoa

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There’s a lot at stake when Japan face Samoa at Stadium de Toulouse on Thursday. Two sides’ quarter-final hopes are on the line in a ferociously tight Pool D, in which a single point separates...

Riley starts at centre - Japan name team to play Samoa

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his match-day 23 for his team's Pool D match against Samoa on Thursday, 28 September. Dylan Riley starts at outside-centre in place of Tomoki Osada and Lomano...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: England v Japan

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran Michael Leitch will become Japan’s most capped Rugby World Cup player when he runs onto the pitch at Stade de Nice for his 15th tournament match on Sunday.   He is one of 13 survivors...

Michael Leitch sets Brave Blossoms record

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named his match-day squad to face England in Pool D at Stade de Nice on Sunday, 17 September, with back-row Michael Leitch on course to make his 15th Rugby World Cup appearance. 1...