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More Sports / Rugby Jun 16, 2016

Scotland names team for first test with Japan

Scotland coach Vern Cotter named his side Thursday for Saturday's match with Japan at Toyota Stadium, the first in the two-test series that has been dubbed the "Revenge Games" by local media. Scotland was the only side to beat the Brave Blossoms at last year's ...

Japan sets squad for tests against Canada, Scotland

More Sports / Rugby May 30, 2016

Japan sets squad for tests against Canada, Scotland

The Japan Rugby Football Union on Monday announced the 33-man squad that will play Canada and Scotland in June. The squad includes 16 members of the 2015 Rugby World Cup squad and five uncapped players. Heading the list of absentees are captain Michael Leitch and Ayumu ...

Jones critical of Japan over succession, work ethic

More Sports / Rugby Apr 29, 2016

Jones critical of Japan over succession, work ethic

With Japan set for a test match on Saturday, the Brave Blossoms' first since their heroics at last year's Rugby World Cup, former coach Eddie Jones is less than impressed with how things have panned out regarding his successor. "What other team, what serious team ...

More Sports / Rugby Nov 19, 2015

Ex-Brave Blossoms boss Jones linked to England job: reports

Eddie Jones is reportedly in talks with England's Rugby Football Union about becoming the national team's next head coach, and the first from overseas. Sections of the British media reported that the 55-year-old Australian was close to being appointed, with the London Evening Standard newspaper ...