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Top League to trim 2018 season ahead of World Cup

2 days 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...

Highlights: Red Sparks vs Brave Lupus

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toshiba Brave Lupus claimed a 33-24 win over Red Sparks in the Top League series. Both teams crossed for tries and conversions in the first half with Red Sparks scoring...

Highlights: Canon Eagles vs Coca-Cola Red Sparks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canon Eagles secure a good win mostly through the boot of South African JC Roos who dictated and ran the game for the home side. Coca-Coal Red Sparks were always in the hunt and a nail biter finishes...

Thursday Evening Round Up

4 weeks 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

1 month 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...

Highlights: Green Rockets vs Red Sparks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

An outstanding brand of rugby played here today between these two sides. The Rockets begun the game how they ended it with some quality tries, they started with 4 in the first half which blew the Sparks...

Top League: Week 1 Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2017/18 Japanese Top League kicked off this past weekend with some closely fought matches.   Black Ram's started their season off with a victory over Shining Arcs. Tamati Ellison scored 12 of...