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Japan v Russia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool A
Match Review: Japan 30-10 Russia
Japan off to flying start after Russians strike first blow
Matsushima scores hat-trick of tries as hosts recover from shock of conceding early try.
Japan v Russia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool A
Analysis
Japanese offloads unlock Russia
How Japan used the offload to send Kotaro Matsushima over for the tries that put them on the way to victory.
Michael Leitch scores for Japan in a friendly against Russia
Match Preview
History on the side of Japan but Russia still pose real threat
Brave Blossoms target key bonus point but know they must avoid mistakes against dangerous Bears.
opening ceremony
Press Release
Stage set for spectacular Rugby World Cup 2019 opening ceremony
Sold-out Tokyo Stadium and massive worldwide television audience set to be delighted by uniquely Japanese welcome.
Australia v Fiji - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015
RWC 2019 PREDICTIONS
Predictions game: your chance to choose the finalists
Players, coaches, media and fans from all 20 World Cup countries have had their say in the rugbyworldcup.com bracket game and their choices point to a New Zealand - South Africa final. Now you can have your say...
Gold medallists Fiji pose during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games medal ceremony for the Men's Rugby Sevens
press release
Olympians set to make Rugby World Cup history at Japan 2019
Tournament will feature 18 sevens players from Rio 2016 - including four Fijians who romped to gold medal glory.
Argentina v Namibia
THEY SAID IT...
Quotes of the Day - Wednesday, 18 September
The best of who said what as the countdown continues to RWC 2019.
Akihito Yamada of Japan breaks during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Samoa and Japan
Tier 2 team analysis: Japan
Russia beware: Brave Blossoms bring speed and intensity to the contest
In the first part of a series on Tier 2 teams competing at RWC 2019, a guide to the strengths and weaknesses of Japan.
FRA 12 - ARG 17 RWC 2007
News
Just for starters: blockbusters that launched the Rugby World Cup 1987-2015
Stransky boots Springboks to glory, party time in Paris for Pumas, the 'Miracle of Brighton' - a look back at the biggest RWC opening-round contests across four decades.
RWC 2019 Volunteers
News
Hospitality and happiness the goal of 'Team No-Side' volunteers
A team of 13,000 from around Japan will help to give fans at Rugby World Cup 2019 lasting memories of a local welcome.
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Tournament Bracket Game
The countdown to Rugby World Cup 2019 is on. Check out the tournament bracket to predict who will be crowned champions!