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Top League to trim 2018 season ahead of World Cup

9 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...

Thursday Evening Round Up

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers sign Afa Pakalani A former captain of Tonga Under-20s and a member of Australia’s Sevens programme during 2014, Pakalani won his first Test caps with Tonga against Pacific rivals...

Top League Round 2: Round Up

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Japanese Top League saw all the victorious sides claim comfortable victories over their opponents with the closest match being an 11-point victory for Shining Arcs against Sanix Blues.   Shining...