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Japan Rugby League One Preview

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Old ‘friends’ re-unite. The finalists from the last Top League and the first Japan Rugby League One will reacquaint themselves with each other as Division One resumes...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Six Preview

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Toyota Remembers In a last season lacking in fulfilment for Toyota Verblitz, one afternoon stands alone as its’ darkest moment.It involved Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo, making...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Five Review

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Malcolm Who? The loss of serial try-scoring Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx to injury appeared fatal to the chances of Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay mounting a successful title...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Five Preview

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Sungoliath Aiming to Avoid Feeling Blue They did it last season to Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights.They did it again just before Christmas to Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay.Can...

A look at round four in Japans Rugby League One

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Spears Slide Continues Things aren’t getting any better for Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay. Today’s 24-20 loss to Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo has left the defending champions...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Four Official Preview

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One - Cross Border Build Up Continues The return of Japan Rugby League One after the New Year’s break sees the competition’s four participants in next month’s Cross-Border matches...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Three Review

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Four Try Frizell Melts Steelers All Black backrower Shannon Frizell was the toast of Fuchu after scoring four tries in leading Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo to a successful Christmas...

Japan League One Division 2 And 3 Weekly Review

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toyota Industries Corporation Shuttles Aichi are one of two teams still unbeaten in Division Two after dousing NEC Green Rockets Tokatsu’s flame with a 36-25 win at Aichi yesterday. Led by the...

Japan League One | Dream Team

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan League One kicks off this weekend and there has not been a lack of big names signed to play. With all the stars and World Cup winners represented we put together our Dream Team   1 Keita...

Japan rugby bosses focusing on being global ahead of new professional league

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan’s new-look professional rugby competition will launch next month with bold ambitions to win not only a domestic but a global audience, to attract the world’s best players and to expand...