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Wild Knights and Suntory top the conferences after Round 3

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A full round of games today saw the completion of the third round in the 2021 Japanese Top League. Yamaha, Toshiba, Suntory, Kobe and Panasonic all recorded big wins.    Suntory, Kubota &...

Former All Blacks take centre stage in round two of the Top League

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights led the two conferences in the Top League after two rounds of action.   Sungoliath claimed a comfortable 14-31 victory over Honda in round two while...

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...

Big Wins for Suntory and Panasonic as big names star in Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 1 of the Top League closed off on Sunday with Beauden Barrett and Tevita Li shining for Suntory Sungoliath as they ran over Mitsubishi winning 7-75.  Other big results saw NTT Comms, Panasonic,...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

"It's something that does burn in the back of my mind" - Squire eyes All Blacks return

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having made himself unavailable to the All Blacks ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Liam Squire hasn't ruled out a return to the Black jersey.   The blindside flanker is set to make his...

Squire expected to return to Highlanders

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Highlanders and All Black loose forward Liam Squire looks set to make a comeback to Highlanders for the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa season.       The 29-year-old left the franchise...

Perenara confirms Japanese move

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks halfback and Hurricanes co-captain TJ Perenara has confirmed he will miss next year’s Super Rugby season and head to Japan on a short-term playing contract.      Perenara...