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7dTom Hamilton

Joseph: Typhoon talk has 'undermined' Japan success

Japan coach Jamie Joseph feels his side's achievements are being "undermined" by the speculation over whether Sunday's game against Scotland will go ahead.

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20dReuters

Ireland coach Schmidt 'not surprised' by Japan

Japan's 19-12 World Cup win over Ireland may have stunned the rugby world on Saturday but one man claimed that he was not surprised -- Ireland coach Joe Schmidt.

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32dTom Hamilton

Love, rugby and a sport's crucial battle with concussion

On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Tom Hamilton assesses how far the game has come and how far it still has to go in its understanding of the most prevalent -- and damaging -- injury in rugby.

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38dAAP

Early starts for Super Rugby in 2020

Everything happens earlier in Super Rugby next year in changes that SANZAAR hopes will make the faltering product more successful in the Australian marketplace.

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50dReuters

Thompson joins Japan at Rugby World Cup

Luke Thompson will play at a fourth Rugby World Cup after being included in hosts Japan's squad for the tournament.

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177dReuters

Japan must find Sunwolves alternative, Eddie Jones says

Japan need to find a replacement for competing in Super Rugby following Sunwolves' expulsion if they are to become a major rugby power, former Brave Blossoms coach Eddie Jones has said.

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230d

Sunwolves shock Chiefs for first away win

The Sunwolves secured their first ever road win in stylish fashion downing the Chiefs 30-15 in Hamilton to end their 23-match losing run away from home.

2019 RankingsRugby World Cup

  • JPN11th
    Tries Scored 1st South Africa : 27 Tries Scored
    SA1st
    13
    27
  • JPN8th
    Points Difference 1st South Africa : 149 Points Difference
    SA1st
    53
    149