Western Force whip Sunwolves

More Sports / Rugby May 7, 2016

Western Force whip Sunwolves

by Andrew McKirdy

The Sunwolves came crashing back to earth two weeks after their first Super Rugby victory with a 40-22 loss to Australia's Western Force on Saturday. Akihito Yamada scored a try in the fourth minute to give the Sunwolves hope of following up their historic win ...

More Sports / Rugby Mar 31, 2016

Pisi leaves Suntory for opportunity with Bristol Rugby

Tusi Pisi parted ways with Suntory Sungoliath after seven years on Thursday and joined Bristol Rugby in England on a two-year deal. The move, which will see him play for the English Premiership hopefuls, also ends his time with the Japan-based Sunwolves once the current ...

Sunwolves fall short against Bulls

More Sports / Rugby Mar 26, 2016

Sunwolves fall short against Bulls

The Bulls' bulk and grunt proved too much for the craft and guile of the Sunwolves as the South Africans claimed a 30-27 on Saturday to leave the new Japanese franchise still searching for a first win. Bulls skipper Adriaan Strauss, flanker Roelof Smith and ...

Sunwolves fall short in opener

More Sports / Rugby Feb 27, 2016

Sunwolves fall short in opener

by Andrew McKirdy

The Sunwolves proved they can hold their own in Super Rugby but failed to win their competition debut in a 26-13 defeat to South Africa's Lions on Saturday. The Tokyo-based Sunwolves went into their first-ever match in the Southern Hemisphere's premier club tournament with doubts ...