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Wallabies trio heading to Top League

Rugby Jul 12, 2019

Wallabies trio heading to Top League

Wallabies flyhalf Bernard Foley said Friday he was leaving the NSW Waratahs to head overseas, reportedly joining Quade Cooper and a retiring Will Genia in accepting a lucrative Top League club contract. Foley, a 68-test veteran who is part of Australia's squad for the 2019 ...

Brave Blossoms unveil new uniforms

Rugby Jul 4, 2019

Brave Blossoms unveil new uniforms

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Japan Rugby Football Union revealed the new jersey for its national team, which could help the Brave Blossoms achieve a feat at the upcoming Rugby World Cup on home soil, on Thursday. [video_embed number="1"] While the basic white and red design remained the same from ...

Rugby Jul 3, 2019

JRFU asks teams to interview players following recent drug arrests

The Japan Rugby Football Union on Wednesday requested all teams in the country's Top League interview their players following the arrests last month of two Toyota Verblitz members on suspicion of possessing cocaine. At a meeting in Tokyo, the sport's governing body asked representatives from ...

Temporary stands completed at Kamaishi's Rugby World Cup stadium

Rugby Jul 3, 2019

Temporary stands completed at Kamaishi's Rugby World Cup stadium

The construction of two temporary stands at the new rugby stadium in Kamaishi, northeastern Japan, has been completed ahead of this year's Rugby World Cup, the operator of the facility said Wednesday. Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium — the only newly constructed stadium for the tournament, ...

Injured Crusaders Ryan Crotty, Scott Barrett to miss Super Rugby final

Rugby Jul 2, 2019

Injured Crusaders Ryan Crotty, Scott Barrett to miss Super Rugby final

The Canterbury Crusaders have suffered a double blow ahead of Saturday's Super Rugby final against Argentina's Jaguares, with Ryan Crotty and Scott Barrett both suffering injuries that will also end their Rugby Championship hopes. The Crusaders said on Monday veteran centre Crotty suffered a broken ...

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