Kenki Fukuoka rugby player
Kenki Fukuoka rugby player

Kenki Fukuoka

7th Sep 1992 1.75m/83kg Right Wing

Post World Cup 2019 Retirees XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saying farewell isn't easy particularly when you have spent your life working towards the goal of representing your country but this was the decision several of test rugby’s leading lights made after...

Test Stars To Light Up Japan's Top League In 2020

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this weekend with a number of test stars of the past and present set to light up the competition in 2020.   With the Champions Cup returning this weekend with the...

Ultimate Rugby Readers' Team of The Year

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

You have had your say and here it is, your team of the year.           View this post on Instagram     The votes are in and here it is the @ultimaterugby’s...

Reader's Left Wing of the Year

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their club...

Ultimate Rugby's World Cup Team of the Competition

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Springboks celebrate winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup, we take a look back at what was an amazing tournament in Japan and select our Team of the competition.     There were a number...

Sayonara, Japan! New era awaits Brave Blossoms

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Abandoned, crumbling stadiums and empty, cracked swimming pools. Plummeting participation and dwindling interest. Platitudes and empty gestures.   The reality of sporting legacy is it rarely...

Combined XV - RWC Quarter Finals

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the sides all being announced ahead of the World Cup Quarter Finals we take the ooportunity to pick a combined XV from the 8 sides playing this weekend off the team sheets   1 Joe Moody 2...

Springboks have some Ferraris of our own, says Le Roux

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Willie le Roux is confident South Africa have enough speed of their own to cope with Japan's "Ferraris".     That was the nickname given to Japan fliers Kenki Fukuoka and Kotaro Matsushima...

Top Performers: Japan vs Scotland

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan stunned the world by becoming the first Asia nation to reach the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup as they beat Scotland 28-21 on Sunday.    Before the game kicked off, Japan...

Scotland skipper Laidlaw to weigh up his future

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Captain Greig Laidlaw will consider his Scotland future after Japan denied his team a place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.     The 34-year-old scrum-half could not inspire...