Japan7s

Ross Filipo named Maori All Blacks Head Coach and management group confirmed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced the Māori All Blacks coaching and management group ahead of their return to the international stage, where they will play two matches against the Japan XV on Saturday...

The Cross-Border Rugby Begins

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cross-Border Rugby competition between leading clubs from Japan Rugby League One and DHL Super Rugby Pacific kicks-off on Saturday when the five-time Japanese champions Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath battle...

The Cross-Border Rugby Kicks Off a New Era for Japan and New Zealand

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan Rugby League One chairman Genichi Tamatsuka has hailed next week’s kick-off in The Cross-Border rugby competition between Japan and New Zealand as a new era for relations between the countries...

Maori All Blacks to play two matches in Japan in 2024

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks will play two matches against the Japan XV as part of the Lipovitan D Challenge Cup 2024.The two matches will be played on Saturday, 29 June and Saturday, 6 July next year and...

All Blacks XV team named for first clash against Japan XV

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV team has been named to play Japan XV at Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday 8 July, kick-off at 5.00PM JST (8.00PM NZST). The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sport. All...

All Backs XV Squad named for Japan tour

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 30-strong All Blacks XV squad was selected by the All Blacks coaching team of Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan for the 2023 Lipovitan-D Challenge Cup against Japan XV and Brave Blossoms. The...

Japan name squad for RWC warm up games

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie Joseph has named his Japan squad that will take him through the upcoming tests and RWC warm up games. The 36-member Brave Blossoms Squad will be supplemented by a 10-member Wider Training Squad...