Final countdown begins for 2019 Rugby World Cup

Rugby / Sports Jun 12, 2019

Final countdown begins for 2019 Rugby World Cup

by Rich Freeman

Japan on Wednesday marked 100 days to go until the start of this year's Rugby World Cup, with World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper saying, "The waiting is almost over." With 1.5 million of the 1.8 million tickets already sold and 500,000 overseas visitors now expected ...

Experimental Japan squad to take on Ellis-led World XV

More Sports / Rugby Oct 26, 2017

Experimental Japan squad to take on Ellis-led World XV

Jamie Joseph's Japan side faces its first test of the autumn Saturday when it takes on Robbie Deans' World XV in an uncapped game at Fukuoka's Level 5 Stadium. The Brave Blossoms meet a side that includes representatives from New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, England, ...

Sungoliath rally past Jubilo

More Sports / Rugby Sep 2, 2017

Sungoliath rally past Jubilo

Defending Top League champion Suntory Sungoliath showed they are not giving their title up without a fight Saturday, rallying to beat Yamaha Jubilo 27-24 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. A try after the hooter from Kosei Ono from a quickly taken penalty by Atsushi ...