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SIX NATIONS

Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 21, 2021
Rugby Football Union backs Eddie Jones after poor Six Nations
The Rugby Football Union gave its backing to England head coach Eddie Jones on Tuesday following the team's fifth-placed finish in the Six Nations championship but made a series of recommendations to improve performance.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 25, 2021
France's Six Nations tilt against Scotland in doubt again after new COVID-19 case
France's Six Nations game against Scotland is in doubt again on after the French rugby federation (FFR) suspended training on Thursday because of another player testing positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number infected to 11.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 22, 2021
Two more French players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of next Six Nations match
Center Arthur Vincent and hooker Julien Marchand have tested positive for COVID-19, the French rugby federation (FFR) said, bringing the total number of players infected to five as France gears up for its Six Nations clash against Scotland next Sunday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 14, 2021
Eddie Jones hails Jonny May's spectacular 'rugby league' try
England coach Eddie Jones said that Jonny May's extraordinary try in Saturday's 41-18 Six Nations victory over Italy reminded him of a rugby league finish, though the flying up-and-over dive would have probably been more at home in last week's Super Bowl.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 8, 2021
Rugby officials concerned Women's Six Nations may not be completed
England's Rugby Football Union has expressed concerns over whether the organizers of the women's Six Nations can successfully stage the tournament amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 11, 2020
Georgia replaces Japan in Europe's new Autumn Nations Cup
Georgia will replace Japan in the new eight-team Autumn Nations Cup competition being held in Europe in November, with the format and fixtures confirmed by organizers on Thursday.
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 / 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 12, 2019
Rugby World Cup fever set to bring masses to Japan
The 2019 Rugby World Cup has been dubbed by organizers as a "once-in-a-lifetime" event. And for many of the more than 400,000 foreigners expected to travel here, it will be their one and only chance to visit Japan.
Rugby
Jun 25, 2016
England holds off Australia to complete series swep
A ruthless England side beat Australia 44-40 in a thrilling rollercoaster of a third test on Saturday to inflict a first 3-0 home series sweep on the Wallabies since 1971.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 9, 2016
Rugby veteran O'Connell announces retirement
Paul O'Connell has been forced to retire from rugby due to injury before having the chance to end a glittering career with European champion Toulon, the former Ireland captain said on Tuesday.

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