Giltinis Get Long Awaited Flyhalf Reinforcement

To say the LA Giltinis need help at ten is no surprise. To say where that long need help is coming from might be. LA's Round 16 lineup includes a return to the 23 for Eagle Luke Carty. The younger brother of Ireland international Jack Carty has spent the year sidelined with a pectoral injury. … Continue reading Giltinis Get Long Awaited Flyhalf Reinforcement

3 Things: League One Missing, 7s Returns, and NARL May Really Happen

After a weekend of Champions Cup rugby in Europe, we've made the weird choice to focus on rugby that you either couldn't see or that hasn't happened yet. You could call us 'unusual', 'odd', or simply 'strange'. However, we prefer the sitcom term 'quirky'. Anyway... Don't Pretend You Watch League One This Weekend None of … Continue reading 3 Things: League One Missing, 7s Returns, and NARL May Really Happen

‘Japan Rugby League One’ and Done on TRN?

Last week, The Rugby Network featured a pair of matches from the opening round of Japan Rugby League One’s season. The promise that they’d carry two games each weekend seems to be short lived. https://mobile.twitter.com/therugbynetwork/status/1479150346090029062 TRN was buzzing with League One content on social media after the initial round. The feedback was universally positive, and … Continue reading ‘Japan Rugby League One’ and Done on TRN?

3 Things: The Joy of Japanese League One, Premiership Media Exposure Grows, and MLR Preseason in Full Swing

Less than a month before the return of Major League Rugby, the rugby news cycle is picking up. Some of it is about the MLR. Some of it is about other leagues broadcasting in the States. All of it is about pouring rugby into American eyeballs. Without further ado... Change the Name to Japan Rugby … Continue reading 3 Things: The Joy of Japanese League One, Premiership Media Exposure Grows, and MLR Preseason in Full Swing

Japan Rugby League One: An American’s Primer

With the Major League Rugby season yet to return, we’re giving you guides to other rugby offerings for your viewing pleasure. Next up, Japan Rugby League One. Japan Rugby League One Japan Rugby League One is the professional club rugby system in Japan. This will be the first season under the 'League One' title and … Continue reading Japan Rugby League One: An American’s Primer