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Japan included three South African-born players in their World Cup training squad. Former Bulls duo Pieter Labuschagne and Gran…

Online Editors
26 Jan, 11:37

Ireland captain Sexton marked his 100th cap for his country with a try at the Aviva Stadium, and was then presented with a Samurai…

06 Nov, 13:31

Having been unavailable for selection in the squad to play against the Wallabies in Oita, Kotaro Matsushima has been quickly recal…

Tom Vinicombe
04 Nov, 9:47

The Brave Blossoms have named a relatively inexperienced line-up for this weekend's clash with the Wallabies, including two debuta…

21 Oct, 4:32

Japan coach Jamie Joseph has named 10 uncapped players in his 37-man squad for internationals against Australia, Ireland, Portugal…

12 Oct, 15:38

Tadhg Beirne was among the standouts for the Lions against Japan, but who else boosted their stock at Murrayfield?

Alex Shaw
27 Jun, 7:03

There are plenty of familiar faces from the 2019 World Cup in the Japan team that will face the Lions this Saturday in Edinburgh.

Liam Heagney
24 Jun, 10:53

The defensive system adopted by South Africa in Japan was impregnable, so how do the Lions unlock it?

Ben Smith
15 Jun, 7:10

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named a raft of 2019 World Cup heroes in his 36-man squad to face the British and Irish Lions in…

Alex McLeod
24 May, 1:24

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named his first squad since the 2019 World Cup ahead of the nation's historic clash with the Bri…

Alex McLeod
13 Apr, 21:58

Writing for Rugby 365, Angus Opperman selects an almost a Springbok XV – spanning the decade 2010 to 2020.

Online Editors
07 Jun, 4:50

The Brave Blossoms have named a strong side for their maiden appearance in a World Cup knockout match.

Alex McLeod
18 Oct, 0:25

Jamie Joseph has praised the courage of his Japan players following their momentous 19-12 victory over Ireland, revealing they had…

Online Editors
28 Sep, 23:29

Joe Schmidt has defended Cian Healy's technique but Jamie Joseph is having none of it and has defended prop Yusuke Kizu's claims a…

Online Editors
26 Sep, 5:17

Japan coach Jamie Joseph has named his team for the Pool A match against Ireland at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa on Saturday.

Online Editors
26 Sep, 2:14

The public awareness campaign has gone into overdrive at the Rugby World Cup, with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe receiving th…

Online Editors
18 Sep, 20:38