Japan name 21 uncapped players in 52-man training squad ahead of British and Irish Lions test
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named his first squad since the 2019 World Cup ahead of the nation's historic clash with the British and Irish Lions in June.
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The Japan national rugby union team are one of Asia’s finest sides. Known by their fans as the Cherry Blossoms (and occasionally the Brave Blossoms), the team competes in the Asia Rugby Championship. In addition, the side also represents Japan in the Rugby World Cup and they’ve featured in every edition of the tournament, claiming some big scalps in the process.
Read on to discover everything there is to know about the Japan Rugby team. On this page, you can learn more about the history of the team and see their latest fixtures and results.