Michael Leitch among headliners for Brave Blossoms' autumn tour

Rugby Oct 11, 2021

Michael Leitch among headliners for Brave Blossoms' autumn tour

Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo flanker Michael Leitch and Toyota Verblitz No. 8 Kazuki Himeno are among the 37 players named to the Japan squad for the upcoming autumn test series, the Japan Rugby Football Union said Monday. Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo-Bay flanker Pieter "Lappies" Labuschagne ...

Rugby World Cup star Ayumu Goromaru has no regrets about retirement

Rugby Jun 14, 2021

Rugby World Cup star Ayumu Goromaru has no regrets about retirement

Former international fullback Ayumu Goromaru, one of the stars of Japan's 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign, said Monday he had "no regrets" and "felt refreshed" following his retirement from the sport. Speaking at his retirement press conference, the 35-year-old indicated he will stay involved with ...