/ May 8, 2017

Suntory to open Top League title defense against Canon

Reigning champions Suntory Sungoliath will kick off the 2017-18 Top League season against Canon Eagles on Aug. 18, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced Monday. Suntory, which won the league and cup double last season after also securing the All-Japan Championship, begins its campaign at ...

/ May 5, 2017

Sunwolves announce major lineup changes

Timothy Lafaele will lead a much-changed Sunwolves side when it takes on the Jaguares this weekend in Buenos Aires, the Super Rugby franchise announced Friday. Filo Tiatia's team shows 10 changes to the run-on XV that started last week's 27-20 loss to the Chiefs in ...

/ May 3, 2017

Tatekawa returns to lead Japan against Hong Kong

Harumichi Tatekawa has recovered from injury and will lead Japan against Hong Kong in Round 3 of the Asia Rugby Championship, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced Wednesday. With a number of national team players having made the trip to Argentina to bolster the injury-depleted ...