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Eddie Jones names 35 man Japan training squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan Rugby Football Union (Chairman: Tsuchida Masato, Minato-ku, Tokyo) is pleased to announce the 35 players of the Japan national team who will be taking part in Team Miyazaki's Training Camp to...

Official Review: Japan Rugby League One 2023-24

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – And then there were four Times, dates, teams, and draw are confirmed for the semi-finals of Japan Rugby League One after the weekend’s final round of the regular season. The...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round 15 Review

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – More Fuchu ‘fun’ to come Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo and Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath can’t get enough of each other.Well, that’s how it might seem to outsiders...

Japan Rugby League One Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – The Fuchu Wars: Episode II Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo and Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath might both have qualified for next month’s Japan RugbyLeague One semi-finals, but don’t...

Official Preview: Japan Rugby League One Round Fourteen

2 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...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Thirteen Review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Toshiba the brave A missed conversion in the 86th minute by flyhalf Bryn Gatland has left Kobelco Kobe Steelers’ playoffs hopes hanging by a thread, while confirming Toshiba...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Thirteen Review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – It’s ‘squeaky bum’ time for Kobe It’s come down to this.Win four games back-to-back or the season’s revival is going to fall short.That is the assignment...

Japan League One Review

3 months 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...