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Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad

3 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...

Ten years on, where are the 2009 Emerging Springboks now?

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the 23rd of June 2009, the Emerging Springboks piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions, after the tourist lost the opening test to the Springboks, as they picked up 13 all draw.     We...

Super Arnold puts the Wallabies coaching staff on notice

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies second-rower Rory Arnold put the Wallabies coaching staff on notice with a strong performance in the win over the Sharks to book a place in the semi-final.   Rory is set to join his brother...

Australian Conference: Player Ins and Outs?

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we bring you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened in the Australian conference.       The...

Top League Highlights: Toyota Verblitz Vs Yamaha Jubilo

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A great come from behind win for Jubilo sees them earn 3rd spot for the season in the Top League. Verblitz seemed in control of the tight game but a converted try midway through the 2nd half and then a...

Dan Carter named Top League MVP

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter wrapped up his first season in Japan by claiming the Top League MVP award Sunday. A day after helping his team to the league title, the Kobe Kobelco Steelers playmaker was also named Top Kicker...

Top League Final Preview

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter’s Kobe Kobelco Steelers and Matt Giteau’s Suntory Sungoliath will face off on Saturday for the for the Japan Top League crown.         This...

Top League Highlights: Yamaha Jubilo v Shining Arcs

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

This from Amanaki Mafi, Isaac Ross and Shane Gates were not enough for Shining Arcs to claim a spot in the Top League semi finals as Yamaha Jubilo claimed 5 tries to win the match 33-21. Kyosuke...

Top League Wrap Up: Giteau and Carter star in quarter final wins

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matt Giteau's boot helps Sungoliath knock Frans Ludeke's Kubota Spears out Kwagga Smith scores as Yamaha Jubilo beat Shining Arcs Dan Carter scores 28 points as Wayne Smith's Kobe Kobelco...

Son of New Zealand Rugby League Star Hugh McGahan signs for Reds

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds have bolstered their backline depth for 2019 signing former Auckland Blues playmaker Matt McGahan, plus Queensland outside backs pairing Jock Campbell and Teti Tela.  McGahan...