Cheer song 'Daenzakura' unites players, fans

Rugby Jul 20, 2019

Cheer song 'Daenzakura' unites players, fans

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Music and sports are completely different fields. There are many situations, however, where their paths cross. Often it's music and songs that help cheer up fans and teams and allow supporters to develop strong bonds with the players and each other. Singing "Take Me Out ...

Rugby Jul 18, 2019

Rugby World Cup tickets begin getting shipped overseas

With 64 day to go until the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, tickets destined for international fans began shipping Thursday from Tokyo. Around 33 percent of the 1.8 million tickets that the local organizing committee hope will be sold by the time the ...

Rugby Jul 13, 2019

Fiji outplays Maori in series opener

Fiji gave the first indication of its Rugby World Cup potential when it beat a strong New Zealand Maori team 27-10 Saturday in the opener of a two-match series. The Maori were strengthened by the selection of a large number of players, including recent All ...

Wallabies trio heading to Top League

Rugby Jul 12, 2019

Wallabies trio heading to Top League

Wallabies flyhalf Bernard Foley said Friday he was leaving the NSW Waratahs to head overseas, reportedly joining Quade Cooper and a retiring Will Genia in accepting a lucrative Top League club contract. Foley, a 68-test veteran who is part of Australia's squad for the 2019 ...