• Kyodo


The advancements made in Japanese rugby in recent years were recognized Wednesday with Robbie Deans and his Panasonic Wild Knights side helping to launch the Brisbane Global Tens at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo.

Set for Feb. 11-12, 2017, at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, the sporting bonanza will bring together more than 300 of rugby’s biggest stars in a two-day tournament that sees 28 games played and 1.6 million Australian dollars (¥125 million) up for grabs in prize money.

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