Japan Rugby League One

Japan's revamped rugby union league, Rugby League One, has reported revenue of 3.3bn yen ($25m/€23m) and a surplus of 270m yen ($2m/€1.9m) in its first financial year. Sponsorship revenue generated 2.1bn

The Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) and the top-tier Japan Rugby League One (JRLO) have teamed up with conglomerate Sony to establish a new marketing company