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

4 days 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: Munakata Sanix Blues Vs NEC Green Rockets

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munakata Sanix Blues had the victory in this game with 24 points on the score board while NEC Green Rockets recorded 18 points. 

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

1 week 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...

Weekend Round Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sekope Kepu to retire from International Rugby at the end of 2019     Wallabies veteran Sekope Kepu has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following...

Legion sign Hurricanes prop Chris Eves

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The San Diego Legion have added vastly experienced New Zealander Chris Eves to their front row ranks for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. He arrives as a direct replacement for the departing...

Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad

4 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...

Top League Highlights: Shining Arcs v Sanix Blues

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four tries for Shining Arcs as they were in control of the game for most of the proceedings. Sanix Blues mounted a small comeback late in the 2nd half but were not able to push on

De Jager, Vermeulen & Nyakane return to Springboks squad, Mtawarira ruled out through injury

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A preliminary Springbok training squad 20 for the forthcoming November Test Tour to the United Kingdom and France has been announced.   Duane Vermeulen, Trevor Nyakane and Lood de Jager making a...

Top League Highlights: Sanix Blues v Suntory Sungoliath

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory claimed the win 4-18 over Munakata Sanix in this Japan Top League match. Suntory scored 3 tries with 2 conversions and 1 missed...

Top League Highlights: Munakata Sanix Blues Vs NEC Green Rockets

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Green Rockets will be pleased with their performance as they come away with a 15-24 win. The visitors took control of the game in 2nd half, going into the break 0-12 in the lead. Sanix Blues did well in...