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Japan will play France for the first time since 2017 when they host Les Bleus in two matches in early July, the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) said in a statement on Monday.

The series for the Lipovitan D Challenge Cup will begin at Toyota Stadium in Aichi Prefecture on July 2, with the teams meeting again on July 9 at an unnamed venue, the JRFU said.

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