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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 ...

Rugby hero Goromaru returning to Yamaha

More Sports / Rugby Jun 5, 2017

Rugby hero Goromaru returning to Yamaha

Japan's 2015 Rugby World Cup hero Ayumu Goromaru is rejoining his old side Yamaha Jubilo after a year-and-a-half playing in Australia and France, the fullback revealed Monday on his website. The 31-year-old had an option to extend his deal in Toulon by a further year ...

More Sports / Rugby Apr 11, 2017

Goromaru expected to leave Toulon: source

Japan fullback Ayumu Goromaru looks set to leave French first-division club Toulon, a source close to the matter said Tuesday. The source said the 31-year-old Goromaru is considering not renewing his deal with Toulon and is looking for a new club to play for either ...

Goromaru makes first Toulon start

More Sports / Rugby Nov 14, 2016

Goromaru makes first Toulon start

Japan fullback Ayumu Goromaru started his first game for Toulon on Sunday as he played the full 80 minutes in his side's 31-12 win over Stade Francais in the French Top 14. The 30-year-old, who made his Toulon debut a week earlier off the bench ...