Sungoliath

Eddie Jones defends Japan trip

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has broken his silence over the criticism aimed his way over his trip to Japan.   Jones came under fire in April for linking up with Suntory Sungoliath in Tokyo during...

Samu Kerevi makes sevens switch for Tokyo

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies centre Samu Kerevi is set to chase an Olympic medal in Tokyo with the Australian men’s sevens squad.   The 27-year-old left Australia to take up a deal in Japan with...

Beauden Barrett and three World Cup winning Springboks named in Top League XV of 2021

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League concluded this weekend with Panasonic Wild Knights beating Suntory Sungoliath 26-31 in the Final on Sunday.     The competition organisers have since named the...

HIGHLIGHTS: Japanese Top League Final

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Panasonic Wild Knights brought the hammer down on Suntory Sungoliath in Tokyo yesterday.   Robbie Deans charges were 31-26 ahead on the scoreboard at the final whistle. It is the club's fifth...

Panasonic stun Suntory to win the Top League

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Panasonic Wild Knights are the Top League Champions for 2021 after they beat Suntory Sungoliaths in a brilliant final.   Panasonic came into the final as underdogs but can be really proud of...

Top Semi-Finals: Hooper clashes with former Wallabies, Barrett faces Marx

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The semi-finals of the Japanese Top League kick off this weekend with Toyota Verblitz taking on the Panasonic Wild Knights on Saturday and Suntory Sungoliath facing Kubota Spears on Sunday.    Director...

'This makes English rugby look ridiculous' - Woodward slams Eddie Jones

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England head coach Sir Clive Woodward has slammed Eddie Jones claiming that him working with All Blacks star Beauden Barrett as part of his consultancy role with Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath...

Watch: Beauden Barrett scores 25 points, including a hattrick, in 20 minutes for Suntory

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black playmaker Beauden Barrett produced a rampant performance off the bench for Suntory Sungoliath as they thrashed Shining Arcs 94-31 in the Top League.   The 29-year-old...