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Watch: RG Snyman scores a brilliant solo try in the Top League

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

RG Snyman has been a hit in Japan for Honda Heat!   He set up a try last week against the Black Rams before scoring this try straight off a kick-off against Kubota Spears.   Incredible...

Japan continues to benefit from World Cup hype after record attendances in the Top League

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The hype from the Rugby World Cup has not died down in Japan with the Top League recording record attendances during the opening round of the competition on Sunday.   The season got off to a late...

Top League Highlights: Ricoh Black Rams Vs Honda Heat

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Honda Heat proved too strong for the home side, Ricoh Black Rams. Heat were three converted tries up by halftime, and even though they let their foot off the gas in the 2nd half, they still managed the...

Test Stars To Light Up Japan's Top League In 2020

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this weekend with a number of test stars of the past and present set to light up the competition in 2020.   With the Champions Cup returning this weekend with the...

Queensland Reds confirm 2020 squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) has today confirmed the St.George Queensland Reds playing squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season. In total, 31 players of the current 34-man squad have been retained...

Former Munster coach the front runner for the vacant Waratahs job - reports

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Munster head coach Rob Penney is reportedly the front-runner to become the new NSW Waratahs head coach.   A report by the Daily Telegraph in Australia reported that Penney and former...

Lucas granted early Brumbies release

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have agreed to allow scrumhalf Matt Lucas to be released early from his contract to take up an offer with Japanese Top League side the Ricoh Black Rams from September.   Lucas, who...

The Waratahs confirm Bernard Foley's departure

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have confirmed that Wallabies playmaker Bernard Foley will head overseas after the Rugby World Cup in Japan, though his destination still remains a mystery.   The flyhalf has spent...

James Haskell looks back on his illustrious career

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has put together a tribute to the former England back-rower James Haskell following his decision to retire from professional rugby.   A charismatic and entertaining personality, Haskell will...

James Haskell to retire at the end of the season

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Northampton Saints flanker James Haskell has announced that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the 2018/19 season following an injury-plagued campaign with Saints this term.     The...