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Top League Highlights: Brave Lupus vs Kobelco Steelers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A strong first half performance saw the Steelers thump Brave Lupus 41-17 to finish in 5th position in the Japanese Top League. The Steelers ran in three first half tries and added a...

The Best All Black XV Playing In Europe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Ben Franks (London Irish, 47 Caps) - The 2015 World Cup final was the last of his 47 caps for the two-time World Cup winner. Ben joined London Irish from the Hurricanes after the RWC 2015. With...

Top League Highlights: Kobelco Steelers vs Ricoh Black Rams

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A late Tomoyuki Ochiai try secured the victory for Kobe Kobelco Steelers who go into the next round having beaten Black Rams 19-10. The Steelers came out firing early on scoring within the first 5 minutes...

Top League Highlights: Verblitz vs Kobe Kobelco Steelers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A late try saw Verblitz edge the Steelers 39-33 in round 13 of the Japanese Top League. Verblitz ran in four first half tries to three and slotted a penalty to take a 29-19 lead into halftime. An...

Top League Highlights: Suntory Sungoliath vs Kobe Kobelco Steelers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath claimed 24-7 win over Kobe Steel in the Japan Top League series. Suntory Sungoliath kicked 3 tries with 3 conversions, 1 penalty goal in...

Top League Highlights: Kobe Kobelco Steelers vs Kintetsu Liners

2 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: NTT Communications Shining Arcs Vs Kobe Kobelco Steelers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

NTT Shining Arcs claimed a 28-28 draw with Kobe Steel in the Japan Top League series. Both teams crossed for tries and conversions in the first half with Shining Arcs scoring...

Finn Russell Joins French Giants

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having confirmed that he would be leaving Glasgow Warriors at the end of the season Scotland fly half Finn Russell has confirmed that he will be joining Paris based side Racing 92 next season.   He...

Monday Morning Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thomas du Toit called up to Springbok tour squad Thomas du Toit has been called up to provide front row cover for the Springboks and is set to join the tour squad on Monday in Cardiff, Wales.   Tendai...

Dan Carter signs for Kobelco Steelers

2 months ago by Kobelco Steelers

Former All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter has confirmed that he will leave Racing 92 for Japanese club Kobelco Steelers at the end of 2017/18.   Here is part of the interview I did yesterday around...