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The Cross-Border Rugby Begins

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

7 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

7 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

8 months 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

9 months 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...