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Leitch confirms Chiefs departure

1 week ago by Chiefs Rugby

Michael Leitch has confirmed that he will leave the Chiefs after this season with an eye towards joining Japanese side Sunwolves.   The planned move should help him and Japan build themselves up...

Monday Evening Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont's France international second rower Sébastien Vahaamahina has been ruled out for several months with a broken tibia. He has been ruled out of the June Internationals against South Africa...

Matt Giteau joins Suntory Sungoliath

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australian and Toulon playmaker Matt Giteau has confirmed that we will join Suntory Sungoliath for next season's Top League in Japan.    Giteau has been coaching Toulon's back line and has...

Thursday Afternoon Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Geoff Parling set to leave Exeter Chiefs Ex-British & Irish Lions and England lock Geoff Parling will leave Exeter Chiefs in the summer to join an unnamed Japanese club. (Full story)   Do you...

Geoff Parling set to leave Exeter Chiefs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ex-British & Irish Lions and England lock Geoff Parling will leave Exeter Chiefs in the summer to join an unnamed Japanese club.   The 33-year-old has made 29 appearances for England and...

Wednesday Afternoon Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ayumu Goromaru set to leave Toulon Toulon's president, Mourad Boudjellal, has confirmed that Japanese international fullback Ayumu Goromaru will leave the club at the end of the season.   Boudjellal...

Stonehouse extends contract at Brave Lupus

3 months ago by Brave Lupus Rugby

Former Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse has announced that he has extended his contract at Toshiba Brave Lupus by a further 2 years.   Stonehouse who joined Toshiba Brave Lupus in 2015, after a successful...

Monday Afternoon Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Rugby squad update   The 34 players who took part in England's training camp in Portugal got together yesterday (Sunday 29 January) to prepare for England's RBS 6 Nations encounter...

Giteau to leave Toulon for Japan

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matt Giteau announced on Instagram today that he will be leaving French club Toulon at the end of the season to play in Japan.    “I want to announce that at the end of this season I...

Inside Japanese Rugby

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

@Waterboyrugby takes a look into Japanese Rugby as Toyota Industries Shuttles perform a series of intense training sessions.