The Brumbies came back from 19-8 down to beat the Sunwolves 32-25 in Tokyo on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports. Brumbies head coach Dan McKellar will be pleased that his side was able to come away with a win after their lacklustre first-half performance where they lost the gainline and breakdown battles. After the Brumbies took an early 3-0 lead with a… Read more →
Grant Hattingh, Lappies Labuschagne and Willie Britz have been selected in the Sunwolves’ starting XV to face the Brumbies in Tokyo on Saturday.
The Sunwolves have secured the services of centre Jason Emery for the 2018 Super Rugby season. Emery made 34 Super Rugby appearances for the Highlanders between 2013 and 2017, while also playing in two matches for the Māori All Blacks. The Sunwolves also announced the addition of two other players, Ryuji Noguchi from Tokai University and Atsushi Sakate from the… Read more →
Sunwolves coach Jamie Joseph says his side’s biggest challenge is the lack of a break between the Japanese Top League and Super Rugby seasons.
Former Lions prop Hencus van Wyk will represent the Sunwolves in the 2018 Super Rugby competition. Van Wyk has been playing in Japan with the Munakata Sanix Blues since 2015. He joined the Lions for 2017 Super Rugby before returning to the Far East. It’s believed that Van Wyk will play for the Sunwolves in the 2018 competition. The Japanese… Read more →
Former Bulls and Stormers wing Gerhard van den Heever has been included in the Sunwolves’ squad for the 2018 Super Rugby season. Along with Van den Heever, who has mostly recently played for Irish club Munster and Yamaha Júbilo in Japan, the Sunwolves also named other South Africans Wimpie van der Walt, Ruan Smith, Grant Hattingh and Willie Britz in their squad… Read more →
Jamie Joseph will coach the Sunwolves and the Japanese national team from next season.