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Rugby officials concerned Women's Six Nations may not be completed

Rugby Jan 8, 2021

Rugby officials concerned Women's Six Nations may not be completed

England's Rugby Football Union has expressed concerns over whether the organizers of the women's Six Nations can successfully stage the tournament amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Several women's Six Nations fixtures were canceled last year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, with England the only team ...

Up to 17,000 may attend national university rugby final next week

Rugby Jan 8, 2021

Up to 17,000 may attend national university rugby final next week

The Japan Rugby Football Union plans to hold the final of the national university championship as scheduled next week in Tokyo with up to around 17,000 spectators, a source with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. The Japanese capital and three neighboring prefectures are subject ...

'Blossoming' Kotaro Matsushima bags hat trick in win over Bristol

Rugby Dec 13, 2020

'Blossoming' Kotaro Matsushima bags hat trick in win over Bristol

Clermont coach Franck Azema praised "blossoming" Kotaro Matsushima after the Japan fullback scored a hat trick of tries as the Top 14 giant opened their European Champions Cup campaign with a 51-38 bonus-point win at Bristol on Saturday. Matsushima's tries took his season tally to ...