• Kyodo


Japan captain Michael Leitch said Wednesday he will join the Sunwolves for the 2019 Super Rugby Season, as his current side the Chiefs prepare to clash with the Japanese franchise this weekend in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Leitch told stuff.co.nz he will play for the Sunwolves in 2019 in the build-up to that year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan, with the possibility he may join the franchise as early as 2018.

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