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Rugby League One

2022

Japanese League target Marcus Smith after Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan Rugby League One chairman Genichi Tamatsuka has stated his intentions to attract more big names to League and he hopes Eddie Jones can assist him in doing so.     The likes of Damian...

Rugby Club World Cup to start in 2025 - report

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first Rugby Club World Cup will kick off in 2025, according to a report by the Telegraph.   Sixteen clubs are set to battle it out to be crowned the World's best according to the report with...

Kotaro Matsushima seals a move back to Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan outside back Kotaro Matsushima has signed a deal return to Japan next season.   The 29-year-old has spent the past two years in France with Clermont but returns to Suntory Sungoliath...

Damian de Allende, Lood de Jager sign for Japanese club

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks Damian de Allende and Lood de Jager are off to Japan next season.   Japan Rugby League One side the Panasonic Wild Knights have confirmed that the...

Dave Rennie confirms three overseas picks for England series

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies head coach Dave Rennie has revealed the three players who will be in his squad to face England in July in a three-test series.   Rugby Australia tweaked their selection policy on...

Japanese League One 2022 Dream Team: Kruis, Kerevi and McKenzie

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights beat Suntory Sungoliath 18-12 in the inaugural final of Japan Rugby League One at Tokyo’s National Stadium on Sunday.   Sunday’s victory was Deans’...