Japan

November internationals round 1 review

The November Internationals Round 1 went as predicted with wins for the All Blacks, Maori All Blacks and the Wallabies, but these matches were more a celebration of rugby than the results.
3 November 2014

November internationals round 1 preview

There are only three games in the November Internationals 2014 Round 1 and only one of these is a test match. You could say it is the calm before the storm.
31 October 2014

The Honey Badger leaves for Japan

Western Force and Wallabies winger Nick "Honey Badger" Cummins has announced that he will leave the Western Force and Australian rugby at the end of the Super Rugby season and move to Japan.
5 July 2014

June Internationals Round 3 Preview

The June Internationals and Pacific Nations Cup are almost over for another year. The Southern Hemisphere teams still seem to hold the dominance with exception of an understrength Argentina team.
20 June 2014

Borthwick turned down Sarries deal

Steve Borthwick turned down one more year at Saracens to take up the "huge attraction" of coaching Japan alongside Eddie Jones.
28 May 2014

November Autumn Internationals Round 4 Preview

The November Autumn Rugby Internationals Round 4 features ten mouth-watering matches including the All Blacks vs Ireland match which is sure to see history made
22 November 2013

World Cup Tales - Canada with DTH Van Der Merwe

Canada are one of the stalwarts of World Cup rugby, being one of only three countries outside the Six Nations and The Rugby Championship powerhouses to feature in every tournament (alongside Japan and Romania) and have consistently proven themselves as one of the second tier's most combative of opponents.
26 January 2012

World Cup Tales - Japan with Luke Thompson

In a little under eight years time, the Rugby World Cup circus will pitch it's tents on unchartered territory.
23 January 2012

Rugby World Cup Match Preview - Canada vs Japan

Japan's long wait for a Rugby World Cup win continued after a comprehensive defeat by Tonga last Wednesday, and they are up against it again on Tuesday evening as they face a clued-up and confident Canada.
26 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Report - Tonga 31-18 Japan

Tonga proved too strong for an error-strewn Japan and recorded their first victory of Rugby World Cup 2011 with a solid 31-18 win on Wednesday night in Whangerai.
21 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Preview - Tonga vs Japan

For Tonga the tie with Japan is the last real chance the team has to gain a win in Pool A after the dissatisfaction of defeat to the Canucks and with France last up on October 1 in Wellington.
20 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Report - New Zealand 83 - 7 Japan

The All Blacks sounded a warning early on when Conrad Smith waltzed over for the opening try after three minutes following a Victor Vito break.
16 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Preview - New Zealand vs Japan

The New Zealand All Blacks were to have paid Japan the ultimate complement by naming a close to full strength side for their Friday night match in Hamilton
15 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Preview - France vs Japan

Four years on from hosting the showpiece event themselves, the French are preparing for another assault on the Webb Ellis trophy.
9 September 2011

Rugby World Cup 2011: Ones To Watch - Part 3: Asia and America's

Kosuke Endo is an experienced and accomplished winger for Japan. Last year he scored a remarkable 5 tries in one game in the Asian Five Nations
1 June 2011

Peter Hewat Interview

We caught up with former London Irish and present Suntory Sungoliath player Peter Hewat.
31 May 2011