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Thursday Evening round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

David Lemi to leave Bristol at the end of the season David Lemi will depart Bristol Rugby at the end of the season, having made 139 appearances.   The 36 year-old has played a key supporting...

Buckman and Franklin sign in Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders’ midfielder Richard Buckman and lock Tom Franklin have both signed a two year deal with Japanese club the Kobe Steelers.  Kobe Steel’s new General Manager is Wayne Smith and...

Wednesday Evening Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matt Healy extends his contract with Connacht Connacht Rugby have confirmed that record try scorer Matt Healy has extended his contract with the province up to the end of the 2019/20 season.    Healy...

Friday Evening Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jersey Reds confirm arrivals and departures ahead of 2018-19 season   Jersey Reds have confirmed three new players who will join the club this summer ahead of the 2018-19 season.   Aaron...

CONFIRMED: Allister Coetzee new Cannon Eagles coach

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Stormers and Springboks coach Allister Coetzee has been confirmed as the Canon Eagles' new head coach.   He will take charge of the Japanese Top League club ahead of the 2018-19 season. This...

Top League Highlights: Brave Lupus vs Kobelco Steelers

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

6 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...