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Top League Round 6 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 6 of the Top League provided fans with a riveting mix of bruising defensive efforts and scintillating attack. The most noteworthy individual defensive effort came from Honda Heat number 8 Paul Schoeman...

Top League Highlights: Suntory Sangoliath vs Shining Arcs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After what seemed to be a rather equal first half with a score of 8-7 with the hosts taking the lead as both teams went into the break, the second half proved to be a different story. Toshiba Brave Lupus...

Japan continues to benefit from World Cup hype after record attendances in the Top League

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The hype from the Rugby World Cup has not died down in Japan with the Top League recording record attendances during the opening round of the competition on Sunday.   The season got off to a late...

Top League Highlights: Docomo Red Hurricanes Vs Heavy Industries Sagamihara DynaBoars

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes secured a win with 31 points on the board and Mitsubishi heavy Industries Sagamihara had 24 points, they played at the Hanazono Rugby Stadium.

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

2 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...

Former Springbok flanker announces retirement from professional rugby

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok flanker Heinrich Brüssow has today announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.     The 33-year-old Saints and former South Africa flanker...

Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his 31-man Japan squad who will represent the host nation when the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next month.   Michael Leitch will captain the side and...

Why Liam Squire missed the All Blacks squad

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders flanker Liam Squire was a notable absentee from Steve Hansen's All Black squad for the Rugby Championship named on Tuesday, with the All Blacks' coach revealing that the hard-hitting flanker...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ryan Crotty confirms move to Kubota Spears     Crusaders centurion and 44-Test All Black, Ryan Crotty, has announced he will leave New Zealand rugby at the end of the year, and link up with...

Saber Cats sign loose forward Jamason Fa’anana-Schultz

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Houston SaberCats have bolstered their loose forward stocks with the addition of Jamason Fa’anana-Schultz.     A blindside flanker or No8, the 22-year-old arrives from...