Ryoto Nakamura rugby player
Ryoto Nakamura rugby player

Ryoto Nakamura

3rd Jun 1991 1.82m/92kg Inside Centre

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Seven Review

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Outta Sight, Wild Knight! The gap between the Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights and the rest is widening at the top of the Japan Rugby League One point’s table but the Chiefs’ conquerors from...

Match Preview: Japan v Argentina

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The equation is simple for both sides at Nantes on Saturday. Victory equals quarter-final qualification and a match next Saturday against the winner of Pool C in Marseille. The consequences of a defeat...

Fifita in for Naikabula on the wing - Japan name team to play Argentina

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his squad to face Argentina in Stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes on Sunday 8 October. Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named his matchday 23 to face Argentina...

Match Preview: Japan v Samoa

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There’s a lot at stake when Japan face Samoa at Stadium de Toulouse on Thursday. Two sides’ quarter-final hopes are on the line in a ferociously tight Pool D, in which a single point separates...

Riley starts at centre - Japan name team to play Samoa

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his match-day 23 for his team's Pool D match against Samoa on Thursday, 28 September. Dylan Riley starts at outside-centre in place of Tomoki Osada and Lomano...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: England v Japan

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran Michael Leitch will become Japan’s most capped Rugby World Cup player when he runs onto the pitch at Stade de Nice for his 15th tournament match on Sunday.   He is one of 13 survivors...

Michael Leitch sets Brave Blossoms record

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named his match-day squad to face England in Pool D at Stade de Nice on Sunday, 17 September, with back-row Michael Leitch on course to make his 15th Rugby World Cup appearance. 1...

Japan score six tries to beat Chile in Toulouse

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Second-row Amato Fakatava scored two tries as Japan defeated Chile 42-12 with a bonus-point performance at the Stadium de Toulouse in Pool D on Sunday.Fly-half Rodrigo Fernandez scored Chile's first ever...

Japan v Chile: Match Preview

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile, the lowest-ranked side to qualify the 2023 tournament, make their Rugby World Cup debut against a Japan side that sit eight places above them in World Rugby's rankings. The South Americans have...

Japan name team to play Chile

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named his match-day 23 to face Chile in Toulouse on Sunday. 1 Keita Inagaki 2 Atsushi Sakate 3 Jiwon Gu 4 Jack Cornelsen 5 Amato Fakatava 6 Michael...