Forward Adam Thomson has become the latest All Black to sign a lucrative contract to play in Japan, joining the Canon Eagles on a two-year deal.
The proposed boxing showdown between SAs former world heavyweight champion Francois Botha and All Black superstar Sonny Bill Williams may be put on ice.
Wales legend Shane Williams is considering extending his career in Japan for a second year.
A frank Eddie Jones vented his frustration over Japan’s rugby development structure as he announced his 30-man squad for next month's tour of Europe.
Wallaby scrumhalf Will Genia could become the latest high-profile player to take up an offer to play in Japan.
Three games, two defeats, one try and a fair bit of frustration: Sonny Bill Williams hasn't made the smoothest of starts to life in Japan's Top League.
All Black ace Sonny Bill Williams made a quiet debut for Japanese club the Wild Knights on Sunday.
Sonny Bill Williams said he was trying to convince mercurial Wallaby Quade Cooper to join him in the switch to Rugby League.
All Black star Sonny Bill Williams has spoken of the "privilege" of joining Japanese Rugby Union outfit Panasonic Wild Knights.
All Black star Sonny Bill Williams arrived in Japan Thursday for the next stage of his colourful career.
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