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SUNWOLVES

Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 5, 2020
Can Japan make the most of its Rugby World Cup legacy?
One year after the global tournament kicked off, the impact of COVID-19 is hampering efforts to build on the hugely successful event.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 2, 2020
Sunwolves bosses express pride, regret at end of Super Rugby tenure
Sunwolves CEO Yuji Watase and head coach Naoya Okubo emphasized the contributions that the team made during its five years in the Southern Hemisphere competition.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 23, 2020
Sunwolves still have chance to join Australian competition
The Sunwolves could still compete in an upcoming tournament in Australia with that country's Super Rugby sides, CEO Yuji Watase said in a statement released Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 18, 2020
Sunwolves aiming to compete in Australia in July
Japan's Sunwolves are aiming to participate in a tournament between Super Rugby teams in Australia that is scheduled to start in July.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 12, 2020
Launch of Japan's new rugby league may be delayed
The launch of a new domestic rugby competition in Japan, originally scheduled for the fall of next year, may be delayed due to the one-year postponement of the Summer Olympics, a Japan Rugby Football Union executive said Monday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Mar 6, 2020
Brumbies throttle struggling Sunwolves
The Sunwolves remained rooted to the bottom of the Australian Conference in Super Rugby on Friday, falling 47-14 to the Brumbies in Wollongong, Australia.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 22, 2020
Queensland Reds crush Sunwolves
The Queensland Reds overwhelmed the visiting Sunwolves at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on Saturday, winning 64-5.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 15, 2020
Chiefs pounce on Sunwolves
The Sunwolves suffered their first loss of the Super Rugby season Saturday, losing 43-17 to the Chiefs.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 15, 2020
Warren Gatland says Brave Blossoms may play British and Irish Lions in 2021
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland confirmed Saturday that Japan could be in line to face the famed touring team before the Sunwolves head to South Africa next year.
Japan Times
Rugby / ADDING THE EXTRAS
Jan 31, 2020
Last dance for Sunwolves complicates matters in 2020 Super Rugby campaign
Lance Conrad wrote in "The Price of Nobility" that "only a fool would underestimate a man with nothing to lose."
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 26, 2019
Sunwolves building roster for 2020 season
As they enter their likely final season in Super Rugby, the Sunwolves revealed 15 players who will compete for the Japan-based team in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 21, 2019
Japan needs to prove Rugby World Cup's 'Once in a Lifetime' catchphrase wrong
The catchphrase of the ongoing Rugby World Cup in Japan is "Once in a Lifetime." The big question, a day after the Brave Blossoms were knocked out of the competition by South Africa, is will Japanese rugby be able to prove that wrong and make reaching the knockout stage a regular occurrence.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 10, 2019
Sunwolves to open final season in Fukuoka on Feb. 1
The Sunwolves will open their final season in Super Rugby on Feb. 1, 2020, at Fukuoka's Level 5 Stadium against the Melbourne Rebels, tournament organizer SANZAAR announced Tuesday.
Rugby
Aug 30, 2019
Naoya Okubo to become first Japanese head coach in Super Rugby history
Sunwolves assistant coach Naoya Okubo will become the first Japanese head coach in Super Rugby history when he takes over the franchise for next season, the Tokyo-based team said Friday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 29, 2019
Brave Blossoms boss Jamie Joseph explains Sunwolves player policy
Japan coach Jamie Joseph hit back at criticism over his handling of the Sunwolves saying that from a national team's point of view things went well, though not necessarily the way they were initially intended to go.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 15, 2019
Jaguares hammer Sunwolves in teams' season finale
The Sunwolves' 2019 Super Rugby season came to a close Friday with a 52-10 defeat at the hands of the Jaguares at Buenos Aires' Estadio Jose Amalfitani.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 9, 2019
Sunwolves fall to Stormers despite Semisi Masirewa brace
The Sunwolves fell to their 13th loss of the Super Rugby season Saturday as they went down 31-18 to the Stormers at Cape Town's Newlands stadium.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 7, 2019
Sunwolves shake up lineup for match against Stormers
The Sunwolves head into their final two games of the 2019 Super Rugby season with yet more new players in their squad as they look to finish a disappointing year on a bright note.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 31, 2019
Sunwolves seeking to give loyal fans something to remember in final home game of season
The Sunwolves head into their final home game of the 2019 Super Rugby season on Saturday hoping to salvage a disappointing year.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 25, 2019
Rebels crush Sunwolves
An earthquake jolted the stands at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground on Saturday, but it was the Melbourne Rebels who did the moving and shaking on the field in a 52-7 win over the Sunwolves, who dropped to 2-11 on the season.

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