Brave Blossoms formally welcomed to Rugby World Cup

Rugby Sep 13, 2019

Brave Blossoms formally welcomed to Rugby World Cup

Japan was officially welcomed to the Rugby World Cup at a ceremony at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office on Friday that saw all 31 playing team members presented with their Rugby World Cup 2019 cap, and the entire team, including coaches and management, receive ...

Jamie Joseph names Japan's 31-man squad for Rugby World Cup

Rugby Aug 29, 2019

Jamie Joseph names Japan's 31-man squad for Rugby World Cup

Japan coach Jamie Joseph promised the hosts would "give 150 percent" to hit their target of reaching the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals after naming his 31-man squad on Thursday. The Brave Blossoms will be at full strength when they face Russia in the tournament's opener ...

Confident Brave Blossoms set ambitious RWC target

Rugby Aug 16, 2019

Confident Brave Blossoms set ambitious RWC target

Winning the Pacific Nations Cup has given Japan every confidence that it is on the right track to achieve its goal of reaching the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the first time. After big wins over Fiji and Tonga, Japan overpowered a dogged United ...