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Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 20, 2018
Jamie Joseph to step down as Sunwolves coach before Rugby World Cup
Japan coach Jamie Joseph will stand down as head coach of the Sunwolves in the build-up to Rugby World Cup, forcing the Super Rugby side to put a new person in charge for the fourth time in as many years.
Japan Times
Rugby / RWC Countdown
Sep 19, 2018
Brave Blossoms icon Goromaru calls for better promotion of Japanese rugby
Rugby icon Ayumu Goromaru is deeply concerned with the status quo surrounding his sport since the Japan's national team's sensational World Cup campaign in 2015.
Japan Times
Rugby / Coach's Eye
Aug 26, 2018
Japan needs to act now to capitalize on 2015 RWC success
I think there have been some amazing developments and some not-so-amazing developments in Japanese rugby since the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Japan Times
Rugby / ADDING THE EXTRAS
Jul 27, 2018
Outcome of Mafi's assault case may imperil future in Japan
Japanese participation in the 2018 Super Rugby season did not just end before the playoffs even began, it also ended in controversy with three players up before various judiciaries on and off the field.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 17, 2018
Sunwolves optimistic despite tough season
The Sunwolves entered their third season in Super Rugby with a lofty goal of finishing in the top five in the standings.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 13, 2018
Reds clobber Sunwolves in season finale
The Sunwolves' 2018 Super Rugby season came to a close in controversy Friday as they lost 48-27 to the Reds at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 11, 2018
Tony Brown shakes up lineup before Sunwolves' season finale
Sunwolves stand-in head coach Tony Brown made five changes and two positional switches Wednesday as his side gets set for its final Super Rugby game of the 2018 season when it takes take on the Reds on Friday at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 5, 2018
Sunwolves' stand-in coach Tony Brown calls on some marquee players for Waratahs clash
Sunwolves stand-in head coach Tony Brown recalled some big guns Thursday for the Super Rugby clash with the Waratahs at Sydney's Allianz Stadium on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 1, 2018
Sunwolves surge past Bulls
The Sunwolves scored four second-half tries to earn their third win of the Super Rugby season on Saturday, beating the Bulls 42-37.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 29, 2018
Sunwolves aiming to exhibit consistency against Bulls
The Sunwolves are looking to beat the same side twice straight and prove inconsistency is a thing of the past when they take on the Pretoria-based Bulls on Saturday at National Stadium.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 28, 2018
Sunwolves fill-in coach Tony Brown announces squad for match against Bulls
Sunwolves stand-in head coach Tony Brown named his side Thursday for Saturday's clash with the Bulls at Singapore National Stadium as Super Rugby resumes following the June tests.
Rugby
Jun 26, 2018
Assistant coach Tony Brown to fill in for ailing Jamie Joseph to close out season
Sunwolves head coach Jamie Joseph will miss the last three games of the season as he recovers from lower back pain and will be replaced by assistant coach Tony Brown, the Super Rugby team said Tuesday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 23, 2018
Georgia's Jaba Bregvadze looks for improvement after losing to Sunwolves teammates
Jaba Bregvadze, the first Georgian to play Super Rugby, said Saturday's test against his Sunwolves teammates gave him a lot to reflect on.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 3, 2018
Depleted Sunwolves lose to Brumbies
The Sunwolves were beaten 41-31 by the Brumbies at Canberra's GIO Stadium on Sunday as the Super Rugby competition heads into the June break.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 1, 2018
Sunwolves make nine lineup changes for clash with Brumbies
Stand-in head coach Scott Hansen named his Sunwolves team Friday for Sunday's Super Rugby game with the Brumbies at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 25, 2018
Rebels end Sunwolves' two-game winning streak
The Sunwolves' two-game winning streak came to an end on Friday night in a 40-13 loss to the Rebels in Melbourne, Australia.
Rugby
May 23, 2018
Sunwolves unveil team for match against Rebels
Stand-in head coach Tony Brown named loosehead prop Craig Millar as Sunwolves captain Wednesday for Friday's Super Rugby game against the host Melbourne Rebels.
Japan Times
Rugby / ADDING THE EXTRAS
May 23, 2018
Sunwolves' Hong Kong success could be catalyst for Asian expansion
The Sunwolves' win over the Stormers in Hong Kong last weekend was a big boost for rugby in Asia and justified the efforts of those who have pushed for a Super Rugby presence in the world's most populated continent.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 19, 2018
Sunwolves win second straight for first time in franchise history
Sunwolves super boot Hayden Parker nailed a drop goal with the last kick of the game Saturday to upset the Stormers 26-23 and secure back-to-back Super Rugby victories for the first time in the Japanese franchise's history.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 18, 2018
Sunwolves prepare to cope with stifling heat, Stormers in Hong Kong
The Sunwolves' game against the Stormers at Mong Kok Stadium on Saturday will be something akin to survival of the fittest if Friday's conditions are anything to go by.

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