Tag: Suntory Sungoliath

Kensuke Hatakeyama, Japan’s Most-Capped Front Rower, Joins Free Jacks in Major League Rugby


Free Jacks Press Release… BOSTON, MA – The Free Jacks have added further international experience to the playing roster after signing Japanese international tighthead prop and most-capped frontrow forward, Kensuke Hatakeyama, from Japanese Top League club Suntory Sungoliath for the 2020 and 2021 seasons in Major League Rugby. “I am grateful and honored to join […]

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Nigel Melville Q&A: USA Rugby Boss Answers Our Questions


BOULDER, CO – We are extremely fortunate to have USA Rugby’s CEO & President, Nigel Melville, take time out of his schedule for us. RWU: Mr. Melville, thanks for taking a moment with us, we know you’re time is limited. NM: No problem, happy to respond in this way. RWU: Some big doings as USA […]

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Stars Back To Work In Japan: Clever, Fourie, Holani, Ives, Smith, du Preez, Rossouw


Zilia Zara-Papp is from Hungary but lives in Tokyo and covers rugby. She’s our rugby spy! TOKYO, JAPAN – Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground was back to business after a month-long postponement of the season due to the Rugby World Cup. Japan’s 9th Top League season kicked-off in Tokyo; Shizuoka and Osaka on Saturday with […]

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