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France v New Zealand - Autumn Nations Series
International rugby
Autumn Nations Series and November internationals: Five things we learned
We recap another packed weekend of Autumn Nations Series matches and November internationals.
France v New Zealand - Autumn Nations Series
World Rankings
Magnificent France up to fifth in World Rugby Men's Rankings powered by Capgemini
A weekend of drama sees plenty of changes in the top 20 with gains for Wales and Romania as well as Les Bleus.
Antoine Dupont playing against New Zealand
International rugby
Autumn Nations Series and November internationals: Five things to look out for
Ahead of another packed weekend of men’s and women’s tests we pick out five things to keep an eye on.
Caelan Doris scores for Ireland against New Zealand
International rugby
Autumn Nations Series and November internationals: Five things we learned
We look back at another packed weekend of Autumn Nations Series matches, November internationals and Rugby Europe Championship 2021 action.
James Ryan playing against New Zealand
Autumn Nations Series
Everything you need to know about the Autumn Nations Series
Your essential guide to what has so far been an exciting month of top-class international rugby.
Sam Whitelock reaches for a lineout against Ireland RWC 2019
World Rankings
Top spots up for grabs in World Rugby Rankings powered by Capgemini
There could be plenty of movement in the World Rugby Rankings powered by Capgemini this weekend.
Gaëlle Hermet playing against New Zealand
International rugby
Autumn Nations Series and November internationals: Five things to look out for
Ahead of another packed weekend of Autumn Nations Series matches, November internationals and more, we look at five things to keep an eye on.
All Blacks celebrate Sevu Reece try against Italy
International rugby
All Blacks shatter two more test rugby records
Two long-standing records were claimed over the weekend as Ian Foster’s side beat Italy 47-9 in Rome.
Scotland celebrate beating Australia at Murrayfield
International rugby
Autumn Nations Series and November internationals: Five things we learned
We take a look back at another packed weekend of test rugby as the Autumn Nations Series and November internationals continued.
Romania v Uruguay - November internatinals 2021
World Rankings
Gains for Romania, Russia and Namibia in World Rugby Men’s Rankings powered by Capgemini
We take a look at how this weekend’s matches affected teams from a rankings point of view.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
World Rankings
World Rugby Rankings powered by Capgemini set for a shake-up
The busiest weekend of international rugby of the year could result in plenty of changes to the rankings with the Springboks hoping to be back at number one in men’s rankings and England and New Zealand vying for top spot in the women’s
France v Argentina - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group C
International rugby
Autumn Nations Series and November internationals: Five things to look out for
Ahead of another packed weekend of test rugby we pick out five things to keep an eye on.
Action from USA v Canada
International rugby
Three reasons to watch this weekend’s November internationals with World Rugby
You can watch three of this weekend’s matches live on World Rugby’s website, or through our official Facebook and YouTube channels.
Kieran Crowley
International rugby
Kieran Crowley says only way is up for Italy ahead of daunting debut against rankings toppers New Zealand
The new Italy head coach spoke to World Rugby ahead of making his Azzurri bow against the All Blacks.
Autumn Nations Series 2021: Wales v New Zealand
World Rankings
New Zealand return to the top of the World Rugby Men’s Rankings powered by Capgemini
An emphatic 54-16 win over Wales in Cardiff puts them back at number one.
Santiago Civetta of Uruguay is tackled by Dominiko Waqaniburotu of Fiji during Rugby World Cup 2019
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Uruguay
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with Uruguay the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
RWC 2023: Americas 1 qualifier Uruguay
RWC 2023 qualification
Uruguay make history as they qualify for Rugby World Cup 2023 as Americas 1
A 34-15 victory over USA in Montevideo sees Los Teros join New Zealand, France and Italy in Pool A. Meanwhile, Canada are eliminated from the qualification process after a 33-24 defeat to Chile.
Christian Dyer scores a try v England
Rugby World Cup 2023
USA and Canada victorious in Rugby World Cup 2023 qualifiers
The North American rivals both enjoyed slender first leg wins in their RWC 2023 qualifiers against Uruguay and Chile respectively.
RAN 1 play-off USA v Canada
RWC 2023 qualification
USA set up Americas 1 showdown with Uruguay
Gary Gold’s side beat Canada 38-16 on Saturday evening to win the Rugby Americas North (RAN) 1 series 59-50 on aggregate.
Stade de France general view
RWC 2023
Your guide to the nine host stadiums at Rugby World Cup 2023
We give you the lowdown on each of the nine stadiums preparing to welcome fans to Rugby World Cup 2023.
Photo of Ma'a Nonu running with the ball for New Zealand against France at Rugby World Cup 2015
RWC 2023
Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about
To celebrate the two year to go milestone being reached on Wednesday, we pick out seven pool matches that could have the biggest impact on Rugby World Cup 2023.
*** BESTPIX *** England v USA - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group C
Test rugby
Collaboration at the heart of innovative and exciting July test rugby window
World Rugby has worked with unions and other stakeholders to ensure that a full programme of men’s internationals can take place next month.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Japan
Luke Thompson sees “no reason” why Japan can’t beat Lions and Ireland
We caught up with the former Japan second-row as the Brave Blossoms prepare to play their first matches since Rugby World Cup 2019.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Rugby World Cup
Rugby World Cup revisited, Japan v Scotland: 80 minutes that recharged a nation
We caught up with Michael Leitch and Greig Laidlaw to discuss one of the most iconic matches from Rugby World Cup 2019.
RWC-2023-trophy
RWC 2023
Opening of the France 2023 general public ticket sale - 350,000 tickets sold
Official Rugby World Cup 2023 tickets were made available to fans across the globe with all 350,000 tickets sold within five hours.
Toru Kurihara, RWC Sevens 2001
Rugby history
Top five single player points hauls in test match history
We delve into the record books and unearth the top five individual points hauls in test match history.
France v Argentina - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group C
RWC 2023
Hosts France to face New Zealand in blockbuster RWC 2023 opening match
World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have announced the much-anticipated match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2023, a tournament with players and fans at heart that will engage the whole of France.
Georgia v Fiji - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool D
RWC 2023
The eight places still up for grabs at Rugby World Cup 2023
Twelve places confirmed, eight to go. We take a look at the France 2023 qualification picture following the official draw.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Rugby World Cup Memories
10 classic men’s pool matches at Rugby World Cup
Following the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw, we look back at 10 of the best men’s pool matches from the archives.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
RWC 2023
36 years and a world apart: Japan’s journey to Rugby World Cup contenders
In the wake of Japan being paired with England in the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw, we take a look at how far the Brave Blossoms have come since their first and only previous meeting on the game’s biggest stage in 1987.
Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw
Rugby World Cup 2023
"There is no easy pool": Reaction to Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw
Following the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw, we look at the match-ups that will be on display in France and get reaction from the qualified nations.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 final
RWC 2023
Bill Beaumont anticipates transformational Rugby World Cup 2023 in France
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont believes that Rugby World Cup 2023 will play a transformational role for rugby on and off the field as a vehicle for raising and tackling environmental issues, tackling discrimination, providing opportunities for young people and delivering the economic stimulus for rugby and France in post-pandemic recovery.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 Final
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: South Africa
We conclude our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw on Monday with defending champions South Africa the final nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Richie McCaw - New Zealand, Rugby World Cup 2015
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: New Zealand
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with New Zealand the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Rugby World Cup
Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw: Most and least common fixtures in tournament’s history
Ahead of the official Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw in Paris on Monday, we take a look at the fixtures that have been played more than others — and those that have left fans wanting more.
Photo of Jonny Wilkinson kicking the drop goal in extra time that gives England a 20-17 victory over Australia in the final of Rugby World Cup 2003
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: England
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with 2019 runners-up England the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Photo of Josh Adams playing for Wales against Georgia at Rugby World Cup 2019
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Wales
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with Wales the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Rugby World Cup 2023 live draw - Time zones
RWC 2023
Six ambassadors of the “art of being French” on stage at the Rugby World Cup France 2023 Draw
The Draw will take place at 12:30 CET on Monday, 14 December at the Palais Brongniart in Paris with six ambassadors who embody French identity and culture to have a key role in drawing the 20 teams into the four pools.
Japan v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool A
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Ireland
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw with Ireland the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
John Eales trophy lift at RWC 1999
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Australia
We continue on our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 by taking a look at Australia’s history in the tournament.
Wales v France - Rugby World Cup 2019: quarter-final
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: France
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with hosts France the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Japan
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with Japan the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Scotland v Russia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Scotland
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw with Scotland the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
France v Argentina 2007
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Argentina
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023 draw with Argentina the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Australia v Fiji - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group D
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Fiji
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with Fiji the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Italy v Namibia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool B
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Italy
We begin our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with Italy under the spotlight for their RWC story.
France v Argentina - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group C
RWC 2023
All eyes turn to Paris ahead of Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw
The next major milestone on the Rugby World Cup France 2023 journey will take place in Paris on Monday, 14 December, 2020 at 12:00 local time (11:00 GMT).
New Zealand v Argentina - 2020 Tri-Nations
Rugby history
10 of the biggest upsets in international rugby history
Following Argentina’s first ever win against New Zealand, we look back at some of the biggest upsets in the history of the game.
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RWC 2023
LOXAM announced as Rugby World Cup France 2023 Official Sponsor
The LOXAM Group, leader in equipment rental, becomes Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup France 2023. This commitment was formalized this Monday, September 7 by LOXAM Group Chairman Gérard Déprez and France 2023 CEO Claude Atcher.
RWC 2023 - Webb Ellis Cup
RWC 2023
France 2023 aims to deliver positive impact and unite the host nation with three years to go
8 September marks three years to go until France hosts Rugby World Cup 2023 and to celebrate the milestone, the France 2023 organising committee has announced details of how the flagship event will be the most socially responsible and sustainable rugby event ever.
Photo of Eddie Jones at England v Ireland in the Guinness Six Nations
Virtual High Performance Academy
Eddie Jones happy to share secrets of his success through Virtual High Performance Academy
The England coach has kept busy during lockdown, passing on his considerable coaching knowledge to participants in the World Rugby Virtual High Performance Academy.
Photo of Jamie Joseph playing in the Rugby World Cup 1995 Final
Rugby history
An open game: The story of how rugby union turned professional
We take a look at the events leading up to Vernon Pugh’s historic announcement in Paris, 25 years ago.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
MEDIA RELEASES
RWC 2019 delivers record economic, social and sporting outcomes for Japan
Japan 2019 was the most economically successful Rugby World Cup ever, with nearly £4.3 billion generated in economic output according to a report published by EY today.
Rugby World Cup 2023 Qualification Process
RWC 2023
Qualification process set for Rugby World Cup 2023
World Rugby has announced details of the qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France.
Japan v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Podcast Preview
Between the Lines: Michael Leitch and Luke Thompson
Japan stars Michael Leitch and Luke Thompson join Sean Maloney on the latest World Rugby podcast to discuss the Brave Blossoms’ run to the Rugby World Cup 2019 quarter-finals and much, much more.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
CLASSIC MATCHES
Watch LIVE rugby TODAY ... Japan v Scotland, RWC 2019
Watch how Japan secured their place in the quarter-finals of a Rugby World Cup for the first time in history with victory over Scotland in Yokohama.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Press releases
New research links Japan’s Rugby World Cup hosting with national pride and excitement boost
Rugby World Cup hosting was a catalyst for national pride growth in Japan, capturing the imagination, growing rugby interest and leaving a positive legacy for the sport, according to the latest research.
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Press releases
RWC 2019 sets new broadcast records and inspires new audiences
Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan was the most watched rugby event ever with more than 857 million people around the world watching the action via World Rugby’s network of rights-holding broadcast partners, an increase of 26 per cent from the previous tournament in England.
World Rugby logo
Press releases
RWC 2019 player welfare approach delivered significant concussion reduction
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont has praised “hugely encouraging” player welfare results from RWC 2019 that demonstrate a 28 per cent reduction in overall concussion incidence and a 37 per cent reduction in tackle concussion incidence compared to the current elite competition average.
World Rugby Pacific Challenge 2019 trophy lift
Pacific Challenge 2020
Match schedule announced for World Rugby Pacific Challenge 2020
Tournament will feature the best young players from the Pacific Islands and Japan in Suva from 6-14 March
France 2023
RWC 2023
World Rankings race begins for RWC 2023 Pool Draw
World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have confirmed that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw will take place in Paris after the November 2020 international window.
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Features
Retiring legends of the international arena
Rugby World Cup 2019 was the last hurrah for a host of international rugby greats. Here we highlight the players who have officially called time on their test careers.
Japan v Fiji - Pacific Nations Cup
Pacific Nations Cup
The year in review: Pacific Nations Cup
We take a look back at the key moments from the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2019, won in August by Japan.
RWC 2019 Thanks Parade for Japan squad
RWC 2019
Fans line streets of Tokyo to thank history-making Brave Blossoms
Fifty thousand people flocked to Tokyo on Wednesday to acknowledge the achievements of the Japan national team in reaching the Rugby World Cup 2019 quarter-finals.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
Press releases
Fun focus sees RWC 2019 social and digital content break new ground and records
World Rugby has announced record-breaking digital content viewing figures for Rugby World Cup 2019, confirming the tournament as one of the most watched and engaged sports events of the decade.
RWC 2023 meetings - November 2019
RWC 2023
France 2023 sets sights on most impactful Rugby World Cup as preparations are praised
World Rugby has concluded its first official coordination meetings in Paris since the hosting ball was passed from Japan 2019 to France 2023 earlier this month, with the international federation praising continued strong progress.
World Rugby Team of the Year 2019 nominees
World Rugby Awards
World Rugby Team and Coach of the Year nominees announced
The nominees for the World Rugby Team and Coach of the Year 2019 accolades have been revealed with Rugby World Cup 2019 hosts Japan and their coach Jamie Joseph joined by the four semi-finalists in England, South Africa, Wales and New Zealand on the shortlists.
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They Said It...
Quotes of the day - Wednesday, 23 October
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Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
REPORT CARD: JAPAN
Arigato Japan - you have made the World Cup special
Their attacking verve and speed help Brave Blossoms to scale new heights under Jamie Joseph - and their exploits win them new fans around the world.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-final
World Rankings
England and South Africa on the rise in rankings
England and South Africa climb the World Rugby Men's Rankings to ensure that the top four nations will contest the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Analysis
Brave Blossoms no match for South Africa's power play
To some, it might not have been beautiful, but in the contest up front, the Springboks were pretty effective.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-Final
MATCH REVIEW: JPN 3-26 RSA
Springboks 'push the right buttons' to end Japan’s party
Mighty South Africa forwards outmuscle Brave Blossoms to lay on three tries and set up a semi-final showdown with Wales.
Miracle of Brighton
Match Preview
South Africa seeking revenge but Japan out to keep party going
Neither team will be short of motivation as an intriguing clash of contrasting styles completes quarter-final weekend.
Rugby papers
News
Headline makers: Brave Blossoms join Japan's global sporting achievers
The heroics of the rugby team led by Michael Leitch have gripped a nation more used to cheering individual success in sports such as judo, golf, wrestling and tennis.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
News
Japan’s success smashes rugby broadcast records as the world watches on
After growing global TV audiences throughout the pool phase, Sunday's match against South Africa is likely to hit a new peak for live sport in Japan.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Analysis: Key man - Japan
All-rounder Horie sets new standards for front row
Rugby News Service analysts select key performers to watch out for in this weekend's quarter-finals. The final one is Japan's hooker Shota Horie.
SA v JPN 2015 JPN celebrate victory
News
Japan shooting for Brighton Miracle sequel to outshine original
South Africa want to forget it - but the shadow of one of sport’s greatest shocks still looms over their quarter-final with the Brave Blossoms.
Japan Portraits - Rugby World Cup 2019
News
Himeno wants another day of the jackal
The number eight has been a linchpin for Japan, constantly winning turnovers to put his team on the front foot.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Analysis: Team focus - JAPAN
Japan fast becoming a force to be reckoned with
Fleet of foot, with silky skills to match, the Brave Blossoms are rewriting the playbook, and the Springboks better beware.
Japan v Samoa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
team announcement
Yamanaka at full-back in Japan's only change for Springboks
No surprise selections by coach Joseph but number eight Lelei Mafi returns to the bench after injury against Ireland.
Naomi Osaka and Kenki Fukuoka
News
Tennis champ gets on board with Brave Blossoms
After watching Japan serve up a treat in Yokohama, Naomi Osaka admits she is hooked for life.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
News
Wingers Matsushima and Fukuoka help Japan take flight
Speedy duo have been responsible for the lion's share of the tries in Brave Blossoms' historic run, but they prefer to downplay their importance to the team.
Sir Stevo Timothy hilariously previews Ireland v Russia
News
RWC Daily host is roaming with a licence to thrill
The video magazine is wooing a whole new audience with its fresh take on all matters rugby, thanks in large part to livewire presenter Elma Smit.
Japan v Russia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
News
Brave Blossoms determined to honour memory of Japan's 'Mr Rugby'
South Africa quarter-final falls on the anniversary of the death of former captain and coach Hirao.
Japan Portraits - Rugby World Cup 2019
News
Japan's waterboys pour their energies into on-field effort
Even the squad members who haven't pulled on a match shirt still have a job to do and are helping the Brave Blossoms in their record-breaking World Cup exploits.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
News
Sleepless Leitch is awake to dangers of celebrating too soon
Japan's captain - who could not sleep after the famous victory over Scotland - seeks advice from footballer and former All Blacks in his quest to keep momentum going.
New Zealand Media Access
News
All Blacks happy to avoid 'outstanding' Japan
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen hails the Brave Blossoms as the most in-form team in the tournament.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool A
World Rankings
Japan climb to new high in rankings
Japan’s victory over Scotland means they go into the RWC 2019 quarter-finals in their highest ever position in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
MATCH REVIEW: JPN 28-21 SCO
Joyous fans roar Japan to thrilling win and a place in knockouts
Yokohama is rocking as Brave Blossoms hold off a strong Scottish rally to move into the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time - and they insist they are not done yet.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool A
Analysis
Sublime skills and prodigious pace fire Japan's three-try burst
The hooker creates it and the prop finishes it - with three offloads in between. It's the sort of try only Japan can score, as they show in seeing off Scotland in 21-point blitz.
Japan v Samoa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool A
News
How Cherry Blossoms became Brave Blossoms - against Scotland
Japan's brave World Cup performance against Scotland 16 years ago led to a change in attitude towards the team - and thanks to a British journalist, the birth of a new nickname.
Japan v Samoa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Match preview
Townsend: It's us against 70,000 so we must stifle crowd's energy
With so much at stake against hosts Japan, Scotland coach expects a passionate atmosphere for what could be the biggest game of RWC 2019.
Japan v Canada Rugby World Cup 2011
News
Draw will do for Japan - and they've got form
The Brave Blossoms have played in two of the three draws in RWC history, and Scotland featured in the third. Another stalemate in Yokohama would suit the hosts just fine.
2015 Scotland v Japan RWC
News
Japan v Scotland: five matches to remember
A record 100-point tally, a tense battle at RWC 2003, a let-down for Japan after the Brighton Miracle and a first ever rugby match for Emperor Akihito - Japan-Scotland fixtures have had their moments.
Japan v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Team announcement
Japan lean on experience as Leitch returns as captain against Scotland
Brave Blossoms coach Joseph makes four changes to the line-up for the highly anticipated Pool A decider.
Japan v Russia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
News
Brown encourages Japan to keep pushing the barriers
The Brave Blossoms' attack coach is laying the foundations for current and future generations.
Japan Captain's Run
News
How a netball coach helped beef up Japan
Strength and conditioning expert Simon Jones drew on netball, Wattbikes and Newton’s laws of motion in the coaching team's quest to make the Brave Blossoms 'the best movers at the World Cup'.
World Rugby Press Conference
Official statement
Typhoon Hagibis impact on Rugby World Cup 2019 matches
World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 Organising Committee have announced an update regarding the predicted impact of Typhoon Hagibis on this weekend’s pool matches. This includes the cancellation of two matches on safety grounds.
Japan v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
News
Japan more aggressive than ever - with Moore to the fore
Tough-tackling second-row credits coach Jamie Joseph with putting the hosts on the brink of the quarter-finals. He has played no small part himself, thanks in part to his rugby league background.
Japan v Samoa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
News
Lemeki wants win and a try in defining clash with Scotland
The winger has played a key role in Japan's performances to date and is keen to fulfil a promise to his children he will score his first World Cup try.
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