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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 2019, 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 2019, 20:38

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has made seven changes to his starting XV for the opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup against …

Online Editors
18 Sep 2019, 0:30

Japan has named a strong squad for their pre-Rugby World Cup Test with South Africa, with coach Jamie Joseph placing the tournamen…

Online Editors
04 Sep 2019, 3:32

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

It's been over seven months since Michael Leitch last played a match of rugby. On Saturday, he'll finally suit up after spending t…

Online Editors
26 Jul 2019, 0:37

While everyone is focused on the Rugby Championship, a raft of tier two nations will kick off their World Cup preparations in the …

Alex McLeod
24 Jul 2019, 2:30

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

As has happened throughout the season, the Sunwolves will be without a contingent of their top players when they take on the Brumb…

Online Editors
31 May 2019, 2:15

TEAM NAMING: The Sunwolves have sprung a surprise in naming loose-forward Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco in the midfield for their match …

Online Editors
17 Apr 2019, 4:01

The same backline that tore apart the Waratah’s ‘blue wall’ last weekend has been given the go-ahead to wreak havoc once aga…

Online Editors
04 Apr 2019, 17:40

The Chiefs host the Hurricanes in what could be a huge confidence booster ahead of the Supr Rugby Pacific playoffs, and also dicta…

Ned Lester
22 May 2024, 0:32

The Chiefs have kept their hopes of a top-two finish alive with an emphatic win over Moana Pasifika.

Finn Morton
10 May 2024, 4:59

The Chiefs have revealed some good news and bad news on the injury front ahead of their round 11 clash with Moana Pasifika.

Ned Lester
09 May 2024, 2:47

Coach Clayton McMillan has reshuffled the Chiefs’ backline ahead of their clash with the Western Force on Friday night.

Finn Morton
01 May 2024, 0:43