Cardiff Blues appoint John Mulvihill as head coach

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the announcement that Danny Wilson would depart at the end of the current campaign, Cardiff Blues have confirmed that John Mulvihill has been appointed head coach ahead of the 2018-19 season.   "We’re...

Top League Highlights: Red Hurricanes vs Kintetsu Liners

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Riaan Viljoen slotted a late penalty to secure Red Hurricanes victory over Liners in their final match of the season. The two sides were deadlocked 3 all at half time and Red Hurricanes started...

Top League Highlights: Kintetsu Liners vs Sanix Blues

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A dominant display by Sanix Blues as they controlled this match from the opening minute of the match. Kintetsu Liners trailled 29-3 heading into the final 7 minutes of the match before Nigel...

Top League Highlights: Kintetsu Liners vs Red Sparks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kintetsu Liners claimed a 36-20 victory despite going behind early on in the match. Liners ran in 4 tries compared to Reds Sparks three with Noguchi's accurate boot proving to be crucial to the victory.

Top League Highlights: Brave Lupus vs Kintetsu Liners

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brave Lupus thrashed the Liners 51-14 in round 12 of the Japanese Top League. The first half was a completely one sided affair, as the Brave Lupus ran in six unanswered tries for an emphatic 34-0 lead...

Top League Highlights: Kobe Kobelco Steelers vs Kintetsu Liners

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kobe Steel claimed a 39-22 win over Kintetsu Liners in the Japan Top League series. Both teams crossed for tries and conversions in the first half with Kobe Steel scoring...

Top League Highlights: Suntory Sungoliath Vs Kintetsu Liners

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sungoliath took an early lead in this one and never looked back as they scored 5 tries to Liners 1.  The victory means the reigning champions extend their lead at the top of Group A.

Highlights: Kintetsu Liners vs NEC Green Rockets

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With both sides just scoring a try each the game was settled with the boot off the tee as the Green Rockets managed a hard worked victory against Kintetsu Liners

Top League to trim 2018 season ahead of World Cup

6 months ago by Japan Rugby

The Japanese Top League will adopt a shorter season next year to allow players for the national team more time to prepare for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the Japan Rugby Football Union revealed Wednesday.    Teams...