More Sports / Rugby Apr 29, 2016

Tui to remain with Reds in 2017

Japan international Hendrik Tui will be back with the Reds next year, the Australian Super Rugby franchise announced Friday. The loose forward, who was part of Japan's historic World Cup team last year, is now locked in for his third season in Queensland. "I'm really happy ...

More Sports / Rugby Feb 25, 2016

Goromaru selected as backup for Reds' Super Rugby opener

Japan fullback Ayumu Goromaru was named on the bench for the Queensland Reds' Super Rugby opener against Waratahs on Saturday, while Japan teammate Hendrik Tui has been handed a start as a flanker in Thursday's team announcement. Goromaru made an 11-minute cameo debut in the ...

More Sports / Rugby Sep 4, 2015

Tui called on to play wing against Georgia

Japan coach Eddie Jones was true to his word Friday, raising a few eyebrows with his squad for Saturday's World Cup warmup test against Georgia at Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester, England. Following last week's win over Uruguay in Tokyo, Jones said he thought Japan needed ...

More Sports / Rugby Jul 30, 2015

Tui snubs Japan's Super Rugby side

by Rich Freeman

Japan's new Super Rugby team took another knock Thursday with the news that Hendrik Tui had opted to re-sign with the Queensland Rugby Union and play for the Reds next season. The 27-year-old, who scored a try earlier in the day for Japan in the ...