Japan

Italy name their side for the 2024 Summer Nations Series

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The technical staff of the Italian Men's National Rugby Team led by Gonzalo Quesada have announced the list of players called up for the meeting scheduled in L'Aquila set to take place from June 19th in...

10 uncapped players called up for Scotland's Americas Tour

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend has named a 37-man squad for the Skyscanner Americas Tour this summer, with 10 players in contention for an international debut in matches against Canada, USA, Chile and Uruguay. Nathan...

Three of the most iconic upsets in test rugby

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji 27-30 Uruguay, Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium, 25 September, 2019 The South American side had faced the Pacific Islanders four times in their history ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, losing...

Borthwick names 36-player Summer Series squad

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick has named a 36-player squad for the forthcoming Summer Series which sees England play a Test match against Japan in Tokyo on Saturday 22 June (kick-off 6.50am BST) before embarking on a...

Wild Knights announces two Japan-qualified signings

5 days 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...

George Ford ruled out

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford will miss England’s Summer Series to Japan and New Zealand. The fly-half is recovering from a pre-existing achilles injury and together with Sale Sharks it has been agreed that the...

Erasmus names exciting Bok training squad

6 days 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...

Steve Borthwick names his squad to face the All Blacks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick has named a 33-player training squad to continue preparations for the forthcoming Summer Series against Japan and New Zealand. The squad – which does not include players involved...

Winners and Losers of the 36 man Welsh Squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has named his squad to face South Africa, Australia (Two tests) and the Queensland Reds. Eight of those 36 are props with the split going five tightheads and three looseheads. Here are the...

Quade Cooper highlights Japan's player pathway

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper spoke on Kick Off's and Kick On's about his time in Japan and highlighted how Japan are looking to better their playing base to choose from specifically with bigger players on a pathway program.    He...