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JAMIE JOSEPH

Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 18, 2019
Brave Blossoms coach Jamie Joseph says team is ready for physicality of Springboks
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has warned his players to expect a brutal onslaught from South Africa's forwards when they go head to head in Sunday's Rugby World Cup quarterfinal.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 16, 2019
Japan has 'nothing to lose' ahead of quarterfinal clash
Japan's Rugby World Cup heroes on Wednesday vowed to go for broke in their historic quarterfinal against South Africa on Sunday, insisting the Brave Blossoms have "nothing to lose" after reaching the knockout round for the first time.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 14, 2019
Collective unity behind Japan's remarkable run
The defining moment during Sunday's enthralling Rugby World Cup game between Japan and Scotland in Yokohama was not Kenki Fukuoka's superb second try. Nor was it any of the umpteen tackles put in by Luke Thompson or Ryoto Nakamura.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 14, 2019
Brave Blossoms warn rivals 'there's more to come' after reaching Rugby World Cup quarterfinals
Japan's players allowed themselves a moment of satisfaction after beating Scotland to reach the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals for the first time on Sunday, but warned their next opponent, South Africa: "we're not finished yet."
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 11, 2019
Jamie Joseph demands respect as Japan prepares for Scotland showdown at Rugby World Cup
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph on Friday blasted suggestions his team is running scared ahead of Sunday's Rugby World Cup showdown against Scotland, insisting the Brave Blossoms are ready to prove they belong in the quarterfinals if the typhoon-threatened match goes ahead.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 6, 2019
Japan coach Jamie Joseph looking forward to 'real ripper' against Scotland
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph is looking forward to "a real ripper" of a game when his team plays Scotland in its final Rugby World Cup pool match next Sunday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 3, 2019
Michael Leitch returning to starting lineup for Japan against Samoa
Japan coach Jamie Joseph opted Thursday to start Michael Leitch but keep Pieter Labuschagne as game captain for the Rugby World Cup Pool A game against Samoa this weekend.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 30, 2019
JRFU and Jamie Joseph discussing new deal
The Japan Rugby Football Union has started negotiations over a contract extension for Brave Blossoms head coach Jamie Joseph as Rugby World Cup fever sweeps across the host nation, sources familiar with the matter said Monday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 27, 2019
Double collisions and double action will be key to Japan's game plan against Ireland
Double will be the key word if Japan is to pull off an upset Saturday to match the Brighton Miracle.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 26, 2019
Amanaki Mafi replaces captain Michael Leitch in Japan's starting lineup for Ireland clash
Japan on Thursday left captain Michael Leitch out of its starting team for Saturday's clash with Pool A favorite Ireland as a fit-again Amanaki Mafi took his place in the back row as one of five changes from the Brave Blossoms' opening-day win over Russia.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 25, 2019
Japan exploring all options ahead of match against Ireland
Japan coach Jamie Joseph has spent the week trying to work out how to get four into three in the back row as he finalizes his lineup for Saturday's Rugby World Cup clash with Ireland, and it seems Michael Leitch could be the one to lose out.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 24, 2019
Brave Blossoms' Ryohei Yamanaka relishing opportunity to play on global stage
Ryohei Yamanaka's first experience of World Cup rugby may have come eight years after he had initially hoped, but the 31-year-old back is relishing every minute.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 23, 2019
Plenty for Brave Blossoms coach Jamie Joseph to ponder ahead of Irish clash
On the day Rugby World Cup organizers opted to change their policy and allow fans to bring their own lunches and dinners to games, there was plenty of food for thought for Japan coach Jamie Joseph following Sunday's Scotland vs. Ireland game in Yokohama.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 21, 2019
Japan's hat-trick hero Kotaro Matsushima says Brave Blossoms will be ready for Ireland match
Hat-trick hero Kotaro Matsushima is backing Japan to shake off its Rugby World Cup stage fright before it plays Ireland next weekend, after the host nation recovered from a nervy start to beat Russia in the tournament opener on Friday night.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 19, 2019
Brave Blossoms admit nervousness and excitement before RWC opener against Russia
Japan national team players on Thursday confessed to feeling nervous ahead of Friday's opening game of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, but are confident the excitement of the occasion will sweep away the butterflies when the host nation faces Russia at Tokyo Stadium.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 18, 2019
Brave Blossoms name team for Russia clash
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph on Wednesday urged his entire squad to be ready to play their part at the Rugby World Cup after naming his team to face Russia in Friday's tournament opener.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 16, 2019
Brave Blossoms taking different approaches to preparation, playing ahead of World Cup
Japan heads into their opening game of the Rugby World Cup knowing its strategy off the field in terms of preparation needs to be the exact opposite of how the team plays its Pool A matches.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 6, 2019
South Africa jumps out to early lead, manhandling Japan in pre-Rugby World Cup match
Japan failed to claim another famous win over South Africa on Friday as the 2019 Rugby World Cup host lost 41-7 to the Springboks in its final warmup match before the tournament begins later this month.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 4, 2019
Jamie Joseph names side to take on Springboks in final RWC tuneup
Japan coach Jamie Joseph named his side Wednesday for what he described as a "must perform" rather than "must win" game against South Africa later this week, the Brave Blossoms' final warm-up before the Rugby World Cup kicks off this month.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 3, 2019
Brave Blossoms seeking proper balance on attack, defense to top Springboks
Japan heads into Friday's match against two-time world champion South Africa at Saitama Prefecture's Kumagaya Rugby Stadium knowing it must find the right balance between attack and defense if it is to repeat its heroics of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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