Ayumu Goromaru rugby player
Ayumu Goromaru rugby player

Ayumu Goromaru

1st Mar 1986 1.85m/100kg Fullback

Ayumu Goromaru hangs up his boots

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Iconic Japanese fullback Ayumu Goromaru has come to the end of his career.   The 35 year-old’s club, Yamaha Jubilo, were defeated on Saturday by Kubota Spears in the second round of the Japanese...

Wild Knights and Suntory top the conferences after Round 3

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A full round of games today saw the completion of the third round in the 2021 Japanese Top League. Yamaha, Toshiba, Suntory, Kobe and Panasonic all recorded big wins.    Suntory, Kubota &...

Ayumu Goromaru highlights fame as major factor in retirement

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary Japanese fullback Ayumu Goromaru has announced his retirement from the game.   The 34 year-old hangs up his boots after 57 appearances for his country, saying he hoped he had lent a hand...

2015 Rugby World Cup Hero Ayumu Goromaru Set To Retire

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Brave Blossoms' fullback  Ayumu Goromaru has announced that he will retire after the upcoming 2021 Top League season.   The 34-year-old, who earned 57 caps for Japan and had spells with...

Top Points Scorer In Test Rugby History Per Nation

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharpshooters and backline generals. We take a look at test rugby's point machines and best placekickers in test match rugby history.    We take a look at the top scorers from some of...

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

2 years 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...

The Miracle of Brighton - How beating the Springboks set the stage for Japan

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan were meant to stand no chance against mighty South Africa but sprang the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history in Brighton.         Shortly after breakfast on September...

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

3 years 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...

Last time these two sides met: Japan vs. New Zealand

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand claimed a 6-54 victory over Japan the last time the two side met in 2013.   Dan Carter started the game in the no.10 jersey, while Beauden Barrett, Frank Halai and Charles...

Top League Highlights: Canon Eagles v Yamaha Jubilo

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

A dominant display by Jubilo as they run in 8 tries to thrash Canon Eagles 17-52. Takeshi Hino scored a brace for his side while Springbok flanker Kwagga Smith was also amongst the tries. Ayumu Goromaru...