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Japan will face Fiji on Saturday in its final home game before heading to France for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
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Aug 4, 2023
Brave Blossoms looking for confidence boost before Rugby World Cup
"From a coach's point of view, having no fear when they play is when Japan plays best," Japan assistant coach Tony Brown said.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 23, 2019
Japan stalwart Thompson departs international scene
In a world where stats abound, it's somewhat ironic that the favorite saying of one of the major reasons behind Japan's success on the international rugby field in recent years is "It's only a number, mate."
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 25, 2019
Pressure increases on Rugby World Cup referees
Japan assistant coach Tony Brown weighed in on the latest referee controversy Wednesday when he asked reporters at the Brave Blossoms hotel if they had heard any feedback following the previous night's game between Samoa and Russia.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 5, 2019
Japan, South Africa ready for rematch of 2015 Rugby World Cup epic
Much has been said about Japan looking to prove miracles can happen twice when it takes on South Africa on Friday night at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 3, 2019
Brave Blossoms seeking proper balance on attack, defense to top Springboks
Japan heads into Friday's match against two-time world champion South Africa at Saitama Prefecture's Kumagaya Rugby Stadium knowing it must find the right balance between attack and defense if it is to repeat its heroics of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 3, 2019
Penalties prove costly in Sunwolves' defeat to Reds
Indiscipline once again cost the Sunwolves as they went down 32-26 to the Queensland Reds on Friday night at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 24, 2019
Tony Brown opts against major changes as Sunwolves prepare to face Highlanders
Sunwolves coach Tony Brown resisted making many changes following last week's meltdown against the Hurricanes as he named his side Wednesday for their Round 11 match with the Highlanders.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 18, 2019
Sunwolves aiming to bolster playoff chances by beating Hurricanes
The Sunwolves take on the Hurricanes on Friday in their first game in Tokyo since being told they will no longer be part of Super Rugby after the 2020 season.
Rugby
Apr 17, 2019
Rahboni Warren Vosayaco named in Sunwolves' midfield for Hurricanes clash
Head coach Tony Brown sprung a major surprise Wednesday when he named Rahboni Warren Vosayaco at inside center for the Sunwolves' Round 10 Super Rugby game with the Wellington-based Hurricanes.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 5, 2019
Sunwolves seeking back-to-back victories in Australia
Fresh off their first win on Australian soil, the Sunwolves look to knock over the Melbourne Rebels on Saturday for their third win of the season, and set themselves up with a shot at reaching the playoffs.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 27, 2018
Sunwolves coach Tony Brown reveals initial 29-man squad for 2019 season
New Sunwolves coach Tony Brown named an initial 29-man squad Tuesday for the 2019 Super Rugby season, calling it "good enough to push for a place in the playoffs."
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 6, 2018
New coach Tony Brown to make national team members prove worth for Sunwolves
New Sunwolves head coach Tony Brown said Friday the Japan national team members in line to play at the 2019 Rugby World Cup will need to prove themselves if they are to play Super Rugby next year.
Rugby
Sep 27, 2018
Sunwolves name Tony Brown as replacement for Jamie Joseph
The Sunwolves on Thursday named attack coach Tony Brown as their head coach for the 2019 Super Rugby season.
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
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.
Rugby
Apr 20, 2017
Tiatia makes changes to Sunwolves lineup
Sunwolves coach Filo Tiatia rung the changes in naming his team Thursday to take on the Highlanders in Invercargill, New Zealand, this weekend.

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