Stonehouse extends contract at Brave Lupus

5 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...

The 3 least penalised sides in the Top League

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the top 3 least penalised and least carded sides of the Japanese Top League:   3. Red Sparks   After playing 8 games and losing 7 of them, the Red Sparks have have...

Top League Round Up

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Panasonic Wild Knights’ hopes of making it four straight Top League titles took a big hit Saturday as they fell to their second defeat of the season.   The Panasonic pack were shattered by...

Top League Round 3 Wrap Up

10 months ago by Rugby News Japan

Yamaha Jubilo head the standings after Round 3, a weekend that saw Top League rugby played for the first time at Nissan Stadium, the ground that will host the final of Rugby World Cup 2019.

The top 5 South African coaches abroad

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus   Erasmus won 36 caps for the Springboks as a player and is currently the Director of Rugby at Munster, joining a few months back. Before that he was General Manager High Performance...

Top League Highlights: Toshiba Brave Lupus vs NEC Green Rockets

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Toshiba Brave Lupus emerged victorious over the NEC GReen Rockets with a 25-8. Scrumhalf Takahiri Ogawa played a vital part for Toshiba as he scored a try and added some points with the boot....

Jane heads to Japan

1 year ago by Super

Cory Jane has signed a two-year contract with Japan's Toshiba Brave Lupus, though he will return to play for the Hurricanes next year, his Super Rugby franchise said on Thursday.

Dramatic finish to Japanese Top League final as result goes down to last conversion kick

1 year ago by Rugby Dump

The Panasonic Wild Knights and Toshiba Brave Lupus battled it out for the Japanese Top League title this past weekend, and the match ended in thrilling fashion, with Panasonic able to hang on for a 27-26...

WATCH: Wild Knights win thrilling Top League final in Japan

1 year ago by

Former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has guided Japanese club Panasonic Wild Knights to a third straight Top League crown. South African Francois Steyn missed a post-siren conversion attempt, giving the...

Japan's Top League Final

1 year ago by Rugby 365

PREVIEW: This year, in the 13th Final of Japan's Top League, Panasonic Wild Knights play Toshiba Brave Lupus at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in Tokyo on Sunday.