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Japan Rugby League One Wrap

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round two of the Japan Rugby League One is done and dusted with Canon Eagles and Suntory claiming big wins.   Two games were called off this weekend with Black Rams claiming a bonus-point...

Japan Rugby League One: Round 1 wrap-up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 1 of the Japanese League One kicked off this weekend and saw victory for Kubota Spears, Shining Arcs, Eagles, Sungoliath and the Black Rams.    The Kubota Spears and Green Rockets...

Watch: Israel Folau scores a match winner on his return to rugby union

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies fullback Israel Folau made a try-scoring comeback to rugby union on Saturday dotting down in the 75th minute of Shining Arcs 23-24 win over Kobe Steelers.   With Kobe leading 18-17...

Dream XV: The International stars of the new Japanese League

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new Japanese club competition kicks off this weekend under the new name, the Japan Rugby League One.   We take a look at the international stars that will light up the tournament in the top...

Japan rugby bosses focusing on being global ahead of new professional league

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan’s new-look professional rugby competition will launch next month with bold ambitions to win not only a domestic but a global audience, to attract the world’s best players and to expand...