Keita Inagaki rugby player
Keita Inagaki rugby player

Keita Inagaki

2nd Jun 1990 1.86m/116kg Loosehead Prop

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...

Quotes of the Tournament - 'Sport can be cruel sometimes - I guess that's why we love it'

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

"I am very powerful but I do not yet control the weather. It is a bit above my pay grade."Argentina head coach Michael Cheika on whether he wanted rain for their semi-final "I made a little joke saying...

Japan: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The legacy, culture and dreams will be carried on - the Brave Blossoms’ dream of “getting to the top of the Everest” continues after losing their final pool match to Argentina. Abiding...

Match Preview: Japan v Argentina

9 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

9 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...

Match Preview: Japan v Samoa

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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...

Japan v Chile: Match Preview

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile, the lowest-ranked side to qualify the 2023 tournament, make their Rugby World Cup debut against a Japan side that sit eight places above them in World Rugby's rankings. The South Americans have...