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

4 days 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: Panasonic Wild Knights vs Kubota Spears

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Full time Panasonic Wild Knights 34 - 11 Kubota Spears. Panasonic Wild Knights were a tough fight for Kubota Spears in this 1st round match of Top League 2020.

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

1 week 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...

Best and Brits set for final farewells at the Principality

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians squad as has joined up in Cardiff to prepare for the final match of their November tour.   Three legends of the game will be preparing to say different farewells in Wales this week.   Ireland’s...

Stormers set to lose lock Cobus Wiese to Saracens

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Young utility forward Cobus Wiese is in advanced negotiations with Premiership giants Saracens to sign a five-year deal with the European champions, reports claim.     According to rugby365,...

The Rumour Mill

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The end of the Rugby World Cup usually sees a lot of player and coach movement and 2019 is no different with a number of rumours breaking throughout the day today.     We recap some of the...

World Cup winning centre signs for Munster - report

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup winning centre, Damian de Allende is set to join Munster ahead of the 2020/21 season according to a report by Gerry Thornley at the Irish Times.     De Allende started...

Taqele Naiyaravoro signs new deal with Saints

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today announce that winger Taqele Naiyaravoro has extended his contract at Franklin’s Gardens.   The 27-year-old made 28 appearances during an explosive debut season...

Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his 31-man Japan squad who will represent the host nation when the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next month.   Michael Leitch will captain the side and...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mario Sagario calls time on Uruguay career     Mario Sagario has called time on his international career, confirms Americas Rugby News.     In a brief statement on social...