Japan

Team GB and England to discuss preparation for Japan mega events

Team GB and England rugby team are in touch with each other to discuss their course of preparations for their respective grand events in Japan.
13 December 2016

Wales licking wounds despite win over Japan - Dan Lydiate

Wales flanker Dan Lydiate stated that his team's performance against Japan left a lot to be desired despite finishing on the winning side.
21 November 2016

Sam Davies' drop goal takes Wales to thrilling victory over Japan

Replacement fly-half Sam Davies kicked a drop goal in the final minute to snatch a 33-30 victory for Wales from Japan at Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
19 November 2016

Wales v Japan - Match Preview

Let us take a look on the few of the key points ahead of Wales' home clash against Japan in Cardiff on Saturday.
18 November 2016

Wales v Japan - Match Facts

As Wales and Japan lock horns on Saturday at Millennium Stadium, we take a look on a few of the facts from the game.
18 November 2016

Don't put pressure on Keelan Giles - Rob Howley

Wales interim coach Rob Howley insisted not to exert any pressure on Ospreys wing Keelan Giles as he is set to make his Test debut from the bench in the upcoming autumn international against Japan at Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
18 November 2016

Luke Charteris expects stiff challenge from Japan

Wales lock Luke Charteris expects a tough challenge from Japan when the two teams meet each other at Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
17 November 2016

Big weekend ahead for Japan and Fiji

The continuing globalisation of professional rugby has seen an ever-increasing focus emerge on the exploits of the Tier Two nations.
15 November 2016

Nicolas Sanchez powers Argentina to comfortable victory over Japan

Fly-half Nicholas Sanchez contributed with 29 points as Argentina registered a comfortable 20-54 victory over Japan in Tokyo on Sautrday.
5 November 2016

RWC 2019 seedings will be the focus in November

It may feel like the latest Rugby World Cup cycle is only just beginning, but already the prospect of seeding for the 2019 edition of the tournament looms ominously on the horizon.
11 October 2016

Filo Tiatia confident of improved performance from Sunwolves

Newly appointed Sunwolves head coach Filo Tiatia has promised for an improved performance from the club in the upcoming season after having a disappointing debut in the 2016 Super Rugby.
6 October 2016

Japan upbeat on hosting 2019 World Cup

The organisers of the 2019 World Cup in Japan believe the historic victory achieved by the country in the previous edition of the marquee tournament against South Africa has created an unprecedented interest in the tournament.
20 September 2016

Lomano Lemeki lauds Japan's "unbelievable" victory over New Zealand

Japan fullback Lomano Lemeki could not hide his excitement after his team claimed a historic victory over New Zealand in the opening game of the Olympics rugby sevens at Deodoro Stadium on Tuesday.
10 August 2016

The June Internationals | Results Re-Cap

A re-cap of all the scores and re-live the very best action from a busy June test window. Including great matches like New Zealand v Wales, Australia v England, South Africa v Ireland, Argentina v France and Japan v Scotland!
8 July 2016

Eddie Jones advises Japan to opt for more professional approach

Former national coach Eddie Jones has advised Japan Rugby Football Union to opt for more professional approach to make further progress.
1 July 2016

Laidlaw helps Scotland edge Japan in thrilling encounter

Greig Laidlaw came off the bench to kick four penalties and rescue his side in the second half as Japan went down fighting against Scotland who managed to secure the series 2-0 with 16-21 win in Tokyo on Saturday.
25 June 2016

Scotland make six changes for second Test against Japan

Scotland coach Vern Cotter has made six changes for the second Test against Japan to be played on Saturday in Ajinomoto Stadium.
23 June 2016

Japan and Italy face relegation from the U20s Championship

Georgia continued their impressive debut World Rugby U20 Championship campaign on Monday, beating Italy 18-17 and removing themselves from the forthcoming 11th place playoff.
22 June 2016

Hamstring injury ends Duncan Taylor's Japan tour

Scotland centre Duncan Taylor will be returning back home from the ongoing Japan tour after sustaining a hamstring injury during the first Test on last Saturday.
21 June 2016

Gordon Reid to replace injured Alasdair Dickinson for second Test against Japan

Scotland have called up Glasgow Warriors prop Gordon Reid as a replacement for injured Alasdair Dickinson for the second Test against Japan to be played on 25th June.
19 June 2016