Keita Inagaki rugby player
Keita Inagaki rugby player

Keita Inagaki

2nd Jun 1990 1.86m/116kg Loosehead Prop

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

The Stars From The U20s Class Of 2009

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2009, Japan hosted the u20 Junior World Championship with 43 players who were involved in that 2009 tournament returning to Japan a decade later to play in the senior men's World Cup.    We...

Test Stars To Light Up Japan's Top League In 2020

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this weekend with a number of test stars of the past and present set to light up the competition in 2020.   With the Champions Cup returning this weekend with the...

Reader's Loosehead Prop of the Year

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their club...

Ultimate Rugby's World Cup Team of the Competition

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Springboks celebrate winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup, we take a look back at what was an amazing tournament in Japan and select our Team of the competition.     There were a number...

South Africa-Japan scoreline not reflective of match - Erasmus

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus felt the scoreline in South Africa's Rugby World Cup quarter-final victory over Japan was not a true reflection of how the game played out.   The Springboks progressed to a last-four...

Springboks power through Japan to book a place in the semis

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Makazole Mapimpi touched down twice as South Africa ended Japan's incredible Rugby World Cup campaign in the quarter-finals.       South Africa gained vengeance for their shock loss...

Japan make history to raise host nation's spirits

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the final whistle was blown on an emotional night in Yokohama, it was evident from the joy on the players' faces that magnificent Japan's history-making triumph over Scotland was about more than rugby.     Typhoon...

Player ratings: Japan vs Scotland

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland   1. Allan Dell - 5   Made 12 tackles.   2. Fraser Brown - 6   Managed to gain a turnover for his side and make a good few tackles.   3. WP Nel - 7   15...

Hosts Japan name team for Rugby World Cup opener against Russia

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named his team for the Pool A match against Russia at Tokyo Stadium on Friday, 20 September:     Blindside flanker Michael Leitch will become the second player...