Lima Sopoaga rugby player
Lima Sopoaga rugby player

Lima Sopoaga

3rd Mar 1991 1.77m/91kg Fly Half

Japan League One Review

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Dented Steelers All Black Ardie Savea’s hopes of finishing his sabbatical with a Japan Rugby League One title took a major blow after Kobelco Kobe Steelers dropped out of the...

Japan Rugby League One: Round 9 review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Matsuda Rides High in Battle of the Sharpshooters Brave Blossoms flyhalf Rikiya won the battle of the international tens as Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights edged All Black Richie Mo’unga’s...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Eight Preview

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One - Wild Knights’ Kryptonite It doesn’t make a lot of sense, based on their recent finishing positions on the championship ladder. Yet sport, and rugby especially, doesn’t...

Japan Rugby League One Preview

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Flight of the EagleLast season they were separated by one place, and six log points.This time, with the roles reversed, three places and nine points separate Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo and Yokohama...

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 Six Preview

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Last Call (Before Cross Border) Official business might take priority when Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights and Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath step out on Saturday, but don’t be fooled.With...

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...

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...

Will anyone claim a hat-trick of Mastercard Player of the Match awards?

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at which players, and positions, have dominated the Mastercard Player of the Match awards at Rugby World Cup 2023. Five players have won multiple Mastercard Player of the Match awards at...

Stats review - what do the figures reveal about the teams heading home?

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and Australia were the two topped-rank teams to miss out on the knockout stage at Rugby World Cup 2023, but there was plenty to be positive about for teams such as Portugal, Georgia and Tonga. Pool...