Sunwolves' errors ruthlessly exploited by Brumbies

Rugby May 12, 2019

Sunwolves' errors ruthlessly exploited by Brumbies

The Sunwolves fell to their 10th Super Rugby loss of the season Sunday as they went down 33-0 to the Brumbies at Canberra's GIO Stadium. The victory leaves the Brumbies on top of the Australian Conference with four rounds remaining, while the Sunwolves, who were ...

Top League teams upset Super Rugby duo

Rugby Jun 17, 2018

Top League teams upset Super Rugby duo

The Top League claimed an impressive double scalp over Super Rugby on Sunday as NEC Green Rockets and Suntory Sungoliath beat the Waratahs and Brumbies, respectively, at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. Two tries from Rio Olympian Teruya Goto and a key defensive play from ...

Depleted Sunwolves lose to Brumbies

Rugby Jun 3, 2018

Depleted Sunwolves lose to Brumbies

The Sunwolves were beaten 41-31 by the Brumbies at Canberra's GIO Stadium on Sunday as the Super Rugby competition heads into the June break. With the majority of their national team members back in Japan preparing for the upcoming tests against Italy and Georgia, the ...

Sunwolves make nine lineup changes for clash with Brumbies

Rugby Jun 1, 2018

Sunwolves make nine lineup changes for clash with Brumbies

Stand-in head coach Scott Hansen named his Sunwolves team Friday for Sunday's Super Rugby game with the Brumbies at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia. The starting XV, which contains just three Japanese-born players, shows nine changes and two positional switches from the side that lost ...

Sunwolves trio take lessons from defeat

Rugby Feb 26, 2018

Sunwolves trio take lessons from defeat

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Sunwolves may have come up short in their 2018 season opener, but the contest provided valuable experience for the younger players making their Super Rugby debuts. On Saturday, a trio of young Sunwolves — scrum-half Yutaka Nagare, flanker Kazuki Himeno and center Ryoto Nakamura ...

Sunwolves lose season opener

Rugby Feb 24, 2018

Sunwolves lose season opener

The Sunwolves may have opened their 2018 Super Rugby season with a loss Saturday at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground, but there was plenty in their 32-25 defeat to the Brumbies to show they are going to be competitive in the Australian Conference. Willie Britz, ...

Sunwolves flattened by stampeding Brumbies

More Sports / Rugby May 28, 2016

Sunwolves flattened by stampeding Brumbies

Without two of their best players in the first half, the Sunwolves lack of depth was glaringly obvious in a 66-5 Super Rugby beating at the hands of the Brumbies on Saturday. Lacking the intensity and creative spark of first-choice fly-half Tusi Pisi and back ...