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Some of the world’s best rugby players are now just hours away from taking the field in the inaugural season of Japan’s Rugby …

Finn Morton
07 Jan 2022, 20:18

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 2021, 9:47
Opinion

Here's how the Brave Blossoms rated in their 32-23 defeat to the Wallabies in the opening test of their end-of-year internationals…

Alex McLeod
23 Oct 2021, 3:06

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

AAP
12 Oct 2021, 15:38

Luke Thompson will play at a fourth Rugby World Cup after being included in tournament host Japan's squad.

Online Editors
29 Aug 2019, 15:58

Host nation Japan have taken a giant step towards the start of the World Cup with Jamie Joseph confirming his 31-man squad followi…

Online Editors
29 Aug 2019, 6:56

Japan have just two scheduled fixtures left to play before the World Cup kicks off next month. As such, Jamie Joseph seems to be p…

Online Editors
08 Aug 2019, 17:52

Forget the talk about Argentina and Fiji, Jamie Joseph's in-form and improving Japan are the real Rugby World Cup dark horse to wa…

Alex Shaw
03 Aug 2019, 10:27

Unlike the other teams in the Pacific Nations Cup, Jamie Joseph has resisted the urge to make mass changes to his side for the sec…

Online Editors
01 Aug 2019, 1:06

Coach Jamie Joseph has whittled down his 42-man World Cup training squad to 31 for the upcoming Pacific Nations Cup. A number of t…

Online Editors
17 Jul 2019, 17:35

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

Online Editors
26 Jan 2019, 11:37

The Sunwolves, with a handful of former Bulls players, recorded historic back-to-back victories over the Pretoria-based Bulls.

Online Editors
30 Jun 2018, 10:15

Another round of Super Rugby has drawn to a close, which means it’s now time for Alex McLeod to run through his Super Rugby Team…

Alex McLeod
18 Apr 2018, 2:56

Franco Mostert will lead the Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday when they host the Sunwolves in round five of Super Rugby.

RugbyPass
RugbyPass
15 Mar 2018, 17:49

Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has made a number of changes to his matchday 23, while Jamie Joseph's starting side has just fou…

Online Editors
08 Mar 2018, 17:57

The Rebels are rewriting their record books, the Hurricanes are all about small victories and the Blues fail to deliver in this we…

Sam Warlow
Sam Warlow
04 Mar 2018, 21:25
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