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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

Former Wallabies star Israel Folau has been named to start his second Japan Rugby League One match after impressing in his competi…

Alex McLeod
13 Jan, 21:40

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…

AAP
21 Oct, 4:32

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

AAP
12 Oct, 15:38

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

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

TJ Perenara's may have played his last rugby union match, for the time being at least, after his NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes side wa…

Alex McLeod
08 May, 2:21

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

The Sunwolves may have played their last-ever match of Super Rugby, so we look back at the best players to have represented the co…

Alex McLeod
18 Apr, 0:38

The Top League will feature more foreign stars than ever before in 2020.

Alex McLeod
09 Jan, 23:49

RugbyPass rates the Japan players after the World Cup hosts fell to a 26-3 quarter-final defeat to a powerful South Africa team in…

Alex Shaw
20 Oct, 8:36

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

Alex McLeod
18 Oct, 0:25

Four years ago, the Bok scrum had no answer for what Japan threw at them. Under different guidance now, can the Brave Blossoms rep…

Alex Shaw
16 Oct, 12:18

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
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