Kenki Fukuoka rugby player
Kenki Fukuoka rugby player

Kenki Fukuoka

7th Sep 1992 1.75m/83kg Right Wing

Ultimate Rugby's World Cup Team of the Competition

1 week 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks 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...

Japan make history to raise host nation's spirits

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the final whistle was blown on an emotional night in Yokohama, it was evident from the joy on the players' faces that magnificent Japan's history-making triumph over Scotland was about more than rugby.     Typhoon...

Player ratings: Japan vs Scotland

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland   1. Allan Dell - 5   Made 12 tackles.   2. Fraser Brown - 6   Managed to gain a turnover for his side and make a good few tackles.   3. WP Nel - 7   15...

Japan makes 4 changes to face Scotland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan coach Jamie Joseph has named his team for the Pool A match against Scotland at Yokohama Stadium on Sunday 13 October.     The side sees four changes to the starting XV which...

Japan enter new territory as Joseph targets top spot in Pool A

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie Joseph praised Japan's "never-say-die attitude" after two late tries clinched a bonus-point victory over Samoa, leaving them on the brink of creating history.   The tournament hosts moved...