The Japan Times



Apr 11, 2019
Wallabies icon George Gregan preaches value of preparation in quest for RWC title

George Gregan has experienced the full gamut of Rugby World Cup emotions, but the Australian legend knows what he is looking forward to most when ...

Australia, George Gregan, JT Feature, Rugby World Cup, Top League, Wallabies, Webb Ellis Cup

Mar 29, 2019
Future of Sunwolves in doubt after Super Rugby

Sunwolves CEO Yuji Watase put on a brave face last week despite clocking up air miles in the wake of the announcement his team would ...

_spfeature, JT Feature, SANZAAR, Sunwolves, Super Rugby, Yuji Watase

Mar 24, 2019
Sunwolves’ demise may lead to new dawn for Japanese rugby

On the face of it, the axing of the Sunwolves from Super Rugby was simply a case of too much money demanded, or a belief ...

Japan Rugby Football Union, JT Feature, Sunwolves, Super Rugby

Mar 8, 2019
Proposed new league presents issues for Japan

A World Rugby news release late Wednesday night from Dublin may have appeased some parties concerned by plans for a new worldwide league, but many ...

Brave Blossoms, Jamie Joseph, Japan Rugby Football Union, JT Feature, Nations League, Rugby Championship, World Rugby

Mar 4, 2019
Sunwolves continue to make gains

The history of Super Rugby has clearly shown that new teams joining the competition face a long, hard initiation.The Perth-based Western Force came along in ...

JT Feature, Sunwolves

Feb 28, 2019
With ban lifted, Christian Loamanu hopes for return to Top League

Former Brave Blossoms wing Christian Loamanu is hoping for a shot at redemption and the opportunity to finish his rugby career in Japan. But he ...

Brave Blossoms, Christian Loamanu, John Kirwan, JT Feature, Tosihba Brave Lupus

Feb 26, 2019
Fukuroi ready to welcome fans for Rugby World Cup

When it comes to international sports, the cozy western Shizuoka Prefecture town of Fukuroi has already been there and done that.At this year’s Rugby World ...

Ecopa Stadium, Fukuroi, JT Feature, Rugby World Cup

Feb 24, 2019
Sunwolves prove they belong in Super Rugby

Facing calls for the team to be cut from the competition, the Sunwolves and their Tokyo faithful showed once again Saturday that Super Rugby would ...

JT Feature, Sunwolves, Super Rugby

Feb 22, 2019
Sunwolves looking for marked improvement against Waratahs

The Sunwolves face the New South Wales Waratahs on Saturday knowing they will need a marked improvement from their opening-round performance if they are to ...

JT Feature, Sunwolves, Super Rugby

Feb 19, 2019
Sunwolves boss Yuji Watase hopes team will survive

The Sunwolves’ big loss to the Sharks on the opening weekend of this year’s Super Rugby competition has seen the honing of already sharp knives, ...

JT Feature, Sunwolves, Super Rugby, Yuji Watase