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After mixing with some of the top players in women’s rugby in Australia’s Super W competition, Japan international Mana Furuta is looking to share her knowledge with her teammates on the national team and make the Sakura Fifteen a force on the world stage.

The 24-year-old Fukuoka Prefecture native joined the Canberra-based Brumbies on loan from her Japanese club early this year, and is now taking part in the national squad’s Australian tour ahead of the Rugby World Cup in October.

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