More Sports / Rugby Sep 2, 2015

Japan's Super Rubgy participation remains uncertain

Japan's participation in next season's Super Rugby competition is still by no means certain, Kyodo News learned Wednesday. This past weekend, Japan Rugby Football Union General Secretary Noriyuki Sakamoto dismissed concerns that Japan could raise a team for the 2016 competition when he told reporters ...

More Sports / Rugby Nov 20, 2014

Japan gains entry to Super Rugby in 2016

SANZAR, the organization that runs Southern Hemisphere rugby, officially approved Japan's participation in Super Rugby from 2016 at an executive committee meeting on Thursday. Argentina's participation, expanding the number of teams at Super Rugby to 18, was also confirmed by SANZAR The confirmation is the final ...