Top League moves big-name season opener to National Stadium

Rugby Nov 9, 2020

Top League moves big-name season opener to National Stadium

The Japan Rugby Top League announced Monday it will go back to the future by moving its Jan. 16 season opener to the National Stadium, the centerpiece of the postponed Tokyo Olympics. The opening day battle sets up a rematch between Toshiba Brave Lupus' Michael ...

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw to join Shining Arcs

Rugby Jul 6, 2020

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw to join Shining Arcs

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw will play for the NTT Communications Shining Arcs next season, the Japan Rugby Top League club said Monday. The 34-year-old scrumhalf was one of three overseas signings announced by the Shining Arcs, along with Australian flanker Liam Gill and New ...