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Japanese Club Enter Race For Retallick's Signature

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After denying claims of signing a world record £1m (NZ$1.9m) deal with with the Sale Sharks, All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick is now linked with a move to Japan.     Sale Sharks coach...

Daily Round Up - Tuesday

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex Dunbar signs with Newcastle Falcons:   The 28-year-old has been training with Scotland ahead of this weekend’s Six Nations opener, but has linked up with Newcastle today following his...

Ashley-Cooper rejoins Waratahs

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia back Adam Ashley-Cooper has rejoined the Waratahs on a one-year deal. The versatile 34-year-old left the Sydney-based club in 2015 to sign for Top 14 side Bordeaux-Begles before spending...

Replacing Lambie: Racing 92's Shortlist

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pat Lambie's retirement has forced Racing 92 to send their scouts out in search of a replacement with the likes of Finn Russell, Raphael Lagarde and Ben Volavola the only flyhalves on the club's pay roll.          Volavola...

Former Springbok Fourie gets USA coaching role

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok centre Jaque Fourie has been appointed as the USA Eagles’ new defence coach.       Fourie, who has been coaching with the Western Force, in Australia, since his...

Top League Final Highlights: Kobe Kobelco Steelers v Suntory Sungoliath

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a game for the Kobe Kobelco Steelers against Suntory Sungoliath. The Kobe Kobelco Steelers had the lead from the beginning and made sure to dominate their opponents until the end, scoring...

Dan Carter named MVP as Kobelco Steelers win Japanese Top League championship

6 months ago by Rugby Dump

Dan Carter once again showed his permanent class, leading the Kobe Kobelco Steelers to a 55-5 Top League championship win over two-time defending champions Suntory in his first season in Japan. The Steelers...

Dan Carter named Top League MVP

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter wrapped up his first season in Japan by claiming the Top League MVP award Sunday. A day after helping his team to the league title, the Kobe Kobelco Steelers playmaker was also named Top Kicker...

Morning Round Up - News from around the globe

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster and Exeter earn Champions Cup wins:   Round 4 of the Champions Cup started last night with both Exeter and Ulster taking home bonus point wins. The Exeter Chiefs win throws a spanner into...

Top League Final Preview

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter’s Kobe Kobelco Steelers and Matt Giteau’s Suntory Sungoliath will face off on Saturday for the for the Japan Top League crown.         This...