• Kyodo


Harumichi Tatekawa has recovered from injury and will lead Japan against Hong Kong in Round 3 of the Asia Rugby Championship, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced Wednesday.

With a number of national team players having made the trip to Argentina to bolster the injury-depleted Sunwolves, head coach Jamie Joseph’s run-on XV for Saturday’s game at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in Tokyo shows seven changes and two positional switches from the team that started last weekend’s 80-10 win over South Korea.

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