Japan

Matsushima named PureVPN Player of the pool stages

Kotaro Matsushima has been named as TRU’s PureVPN Player of the pool stages.
15 October 2019

Scott Lawson RWC column: “Japan were outstanding”

Former Scotland hooker Scott Lawson looks back at Scotland's exit.
15 October 2019

Reflecting on World Cup Weekend in Tokyo - the opener

We despatched our team to Tokyo and asked them to report back on both the country and the rugby. Together with photographer Pete Bullen here’s what we captured.
15 October 2019

Steve Hansen has high praise for 'in-form' Japan

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen lavished praise on Japan for their performance in the ongoing World Cup as they went on reach the quarter-finals for the first time.
15 October 2019

Japan climb to seventh place in World Rugby Rankings

Japan have reached their all-time high position in the World Rugby Rankings following their impressive run in the ongoing World Cup.
14 October 2019

Japan in dreamland as they reach the knock-out stages

Japan put on a superb show in Yokohama to defeat Scotland 28-21.
13 October 2019

Clean sweep for Wales after hard-fought win over Uruguay

Wales stuttered to a 35-13 victory over Uruguay to end Pool D in top spot.
13 October 2019

Scotland-Japan World Cup game to go ahead

As a big boost to Scotland's chances in the ongoing Rugby World Cup their Pool A encounter against Japan in Yokohama on Sunday has been given go-ahead by World Rugby.
13 October 2019

Japan make four changes for World Cup game against Scotland

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has made four changes to the starting line-up for the World Cup game against Scotland to be played in Yokohama on Sunday.
12 October 2019

Scotland name Greig Laidlaw captain for Japan clash

Greig Laidlaw has been named Scotland's captain in their must-win encounter against Japan to be played in Yokohama this Sunday.
11 October 2019

Wales battle past Fiji to reach quarter-finals

Wales confirmed their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals after defeating Fiji.
9 October 2019

Japan experience ‘unbelievable’ for Waterman

Danielle Waterman has been out in Japan for Guinness and ITV.
9 October 2019

Scotland ease past Russia to set up showdown in Yokohama

George Horne's hat-trick helped Scotland hammer Russia 61-0.
9 October 2019

Rampant South Africa cruise past Canada to reach last eight

South Africa scored 10 tries as they thrashed Canada 66-7.
8 October 2019

Head coach Jamie Joseph 'proud' of Japan's performance

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph lavished praise on his side following their 38-19 bonus-point win over Samoa at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday.
6 October 2019

Japan maintain winning streak with 38-19 victory over Samoa

Japan maintained their winning streak in the ongoing Rugby World Cup with a 38-19 bonus point win over Samoa in their Pool A encounter at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday.
5 October 2019

England defeat 14-man Argentina

England beat Argentina to progress to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
5 October 2019

TRU RWC 2019 Podcast - England's first real test?

Joe Harvey and Chris Heal are back to look ahead to England v Argentina.
4 October 2019

Simon Hammersley Column: Argentina game will be benchmark for England

Simon Hammersley discusses the World Cup and England’s hopes against Argentina.
4 October 2019

Seb Negri Column: South Africa gave a lot to my family

Italy’s Seb Negri reveals why coming up against South Africa will be a special moment for him.
3 October 2019