Ins and outs: A full list of the TOP14 2020/2021 Transfers

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the TOP14 clubs before or during the 2020-21 season.   AGEN Players in: Morgan Phelipponneau (Castres), Jean-Marcellin Buttin...

Update: The Highest Paid Rugby Players In The World

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The list of the highest-paid rugby players in the world has been updated.   The likes of Matt Giteau and Dan Carter are effectively free agents which has changed the current Top 15 highest...

The Top 10 Highest Earners in Rugby Union

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Rugby Union turned professional on 26 August 1995, it is doubtful that those involved in the game, either directly or at a distance, could have conceived of the salaries which some players are taking...

Top League Round 6 Review

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 6 of the Top League provided fans with a riveting mix of bruising defensive efforts and scintillating attack. The most noteworthy individual defensive effort came from Honda Heat number 8 Paul Schoeman...

Matsushima to join Clermont from July 2020

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath has today confimed that Japan fullback/wing Kotaro Matsushima will join Clermont after the Top League 2020 season.   松島幸太朗「ASMクレルモン・オーヴェルニュ」への移籍のお知らせ!...

Top League Highlights: Suntory Sungoliath v Shining Arcs

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

From the outlook of the first half, it was easy to see that Suntory Sungoliath had the upper hand over their opponents, NTT Communications Shining Arcs. The second half proved to be a much more even affair...

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

9 months 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: Toshiba Brave Lupus Vs Suntory Sungoliath

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toshiba Brave Lupus has the victory in this game with 26 points on the score board, and Suntory Sungoliath had 19 points. They played at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground.

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

9 months 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...

Monday Morning Round Up

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joseph drops out of All Blacks race & re-signs with Japan     The Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) has today announced that coach Jamie Joseph has signed a new deal with Japan, taking...