• Kyodo


Japan will open its Pacific Nations Cup campaign on July 18 against Canada in San Jose, California, the Japan Rugby Football Union and World Rugby said Friday.

The Brave Blossoms will play the United States on July 24 in Sacramento in the same U.S. state, and play their third test in Pool B against Fiji in Toronto. Final placing in the six-nation field, that also includes Samoa and Tonga, will be determined Aug. 3 in Burnaby, Canada.

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