Ex-Sakura Sevens coach Keiko Asami joins World Rugby Council

Rugby May 18, 2018

Ex-Sakura Sevens coach Keiko Asami joins World Rugby Council

Former Japan women's head coach Keiko Asami was named a new member of World Rugby's highest decision-making body on Thursday. Asami, 41, who led the Sakura Sevens to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, was welcomed to the World Rugby Council alongside 12 other union ...

More Sports / Rugby Nov 10, 2016

Karauna named new Japan sevens coach

Japan sevens coaches Tomohiro Segawa and Keiko Asami have both stood down from their roles, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced Thursday. Segawa, who led the Japan men's team to a fourth-place finish at the Rio Olympics, will be replaced by New Zealander Damian Karauna. "My ...