JPN
NO.NAME
15Kotaro Matsushima, FB
T
14Lomano Lemeki, W
T
13Will Tupou, C
12Timothy Lafaele, C
11Kenki Fukuoka, W
T
10Yu Tamura, FH
4
2
9Fumiaki Tanaka, SH
1Keita Inagaki, P
2Shota Horie, H
3Jiwon Koo, P
4Wimpie van der Walt, L
5Samuela Anise, L
6Kazuki Himeno, FL
7Michael Leitch, FL
8Amanaki Mafi, N8
T
Replacements
16Yusuke Niwai, R
17Shintaro Ishihara, R
18Takuma Asahara, R
19Uwe Helu, R
20Yoshitaka Tokunaga, R
21Yutaka Nagare, R
22Rikiya Matsuda, R
23Ryoto Nakamura, R

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: Oita Bank Dome
6:45 AM, June 9, 2018
102dReuters

A lively Japan used a balanced performance to overcome Italy 34-17 in Kyushu on Saturday, extending the Azzurri's winless run to eight games.

Match Commentary

81'+134-17 End of second half
78'Player substituted - Yu Tamura , Japan
78'Substitute on - Rikiya Matsuda , Japan

Match Stats

JPN
Possession
ITALY
42%
58%
Territory
39%
61%
JPN
ITALY
103Runs155
514Metres Run513
8Clean Breaks8
166Tackles104
38Missed Tackles20
10Turnover Knock On7

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