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RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP

Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 22, 2021
Springboks coach says South Africa ready to host Rugby Championship
'We would love to host, it would be good for the country,' Nienaber told reporters after Saturday's 29-10 victory over Argentina.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 15, 2021
All Blacks lay down a marker before heading into the unknown
Any question marks over the 2021-vintage All Blacks were washed away in the Auckland rain as New Zealand ran rampant against an improving but still callow Australia side.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 8, 2020
SANZAAR open to hub concept for future Rugby Championships
Rugby Championship organizer SANZAAR says it is open to hosting the competition in a centralized location again after this year's edition was reduced to three teams and played entirely in Australia due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 22, 2020
JRFU hopes to be key to more unified rugby world
Chairman Kensuke Iwabuchi hopes Japan can help steer rugby toward a global calendar and develop the sport in Asia.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 10, 2019
Wallabies clobber 14-man All Blacks in Rugby Championship test
Australia gave itself a huge boost ahead of the World Cup when it stunned a New Zealand side reduced to 14 men for half the match 47-26 in a thrilling Rugby Championship test on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby / ADDING THE EXTRAS
Aug 9, 2019
Risk of injury real concern before final squads named
With less than three weeks to go before the 2019 Rugby World Cup coaches name their final squads, and 41 days before the tournament kicks off in Tokyo, it is a nervous time for players.
Japan Times
Rugby / ADDING THE EXTRAS
Jul 26, 2019
Busy weekend sets stage for final preparations ahead of Japan's Rugby World Cup
Preparations for the Rugby World Cup step up a level this week with 10 of the participating sides playing test matches, as players look to impress coaches ahead of the announcement of the final tournament squads at the end of August.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 26, 2019
Former Wallabies bad boy James O'Connor on bench for Pumas clash
James O'Connor is poised to play his first test in six years after being named on the Australia bench in a revamped squad for the Rugby Championship clash against Argentina on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 23, 2019
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen insists Boks clash isn't RWC preview
New Zealand's Rugby Championship clash against South Africa on Saturday will have few implications for the World Cup beyond giving the winner a bit of confidence, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said.
Japan Times
Rugby
Mar 8, 2019
Proposed new league presents issues for Japan
A World Rugby news release late Wednesday night from Dublin may have appeased some parties concerned by plans for a new worldwide league, but many questions remain as to how Japan will be affected.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 2, 2018
Teikyo, Meiji advance to national college rugby championship final
Teikyo University and Meiji University will contest the final of the 54th collegiate rugby championship following Tuesday's semifinals at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 13, 2017
Japan blanks Hong Kong to claim Asia Rugby Championship crown
Japan captured the 2017 Asia Rugby Championship on Saturday when it finished its campaign unbeaten following a 16-0 win over Hong Kong.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 6, 2017
Brave Blossoms plagued by mistakes in triumph over Hong Kong
Japan may have maintained its impressive unbeaten record in the Asia Rugby Championship by defeating Hong Kong 29-17 on Saturday, but it was hardly a classic performance.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 5, 2017
Brave Blossoms boss Joseph expects stellar performance against Hong Kong
Japan looks to all but wrap up the 2017 Asia Rugby Championship on Saturday when it faces Hong Kong at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground.
Rugby
May 3, 2017
Tatekawa returns to lead Japan against Hong Kong
Harumichi Tatekawa has recovered from injury and will lead Japan against Hong Kong in Round 3 of the Asia Rugby Championship, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced Wednesday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 29, 2017
Brave Blossoms respond to criticism with big win over South Korea
Japan responded in the best possible way to stinging criticism from head coach Jamie Joseph by beating South Korea 80-10 Saturday in the Asia Rugby Championship.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 28, 2017
Joseph challenges Brave Blossoms to play with greater passion in rematch with South Korea
The Japan national rugby team found out the hard way this week that if there is one thing that upsets a former All Black more than anything it is playing for your country without any passion.
Rugby
Apr 26, 2017
Joseph names changes for match against South Korea at Asia Rugby Championship
Frustrated Japan coach Jamie Joseph on Wednesday made a flurry of changes to his starting XV for this weekend's Asia Rugby Championship match against South Korea.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 24, 2017
Japan reflects on uneven performance
Japan coach Jamie Joseph was not a happy man following his team's 47-29 victory over South Korea this past weekend at Incheon Namdong Asiad Rugby Field.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 22, 2017
Complacent Japan overcomes spirited South Korea in ARC opener
Japan beat South Korea in their Asia Rugby Championship opener Saturday but it was hardly an impressive performance from Jamie Joseph's side.

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