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Japan squad for RWC 2015 announced

31 August, 2015

Japan squad for RWC 2015 announc…

TOKYO (Aug. 31) The 31-man squad to represent Japan at Rugby World Cup 2015 was named by coach Eddie Jones on Monday.

Jones pleased with final win in Japan

30 August, 2015

Jones pleased with final win in …

TOKYO (Aug. 30) – Japan coach Eddie Jones was a happy man  Saturday following his final game in charge of the Brave Blossoms ...

Brave Blossoms beat Los Teros 40-0 in final game in Japan before RWC

29 August, 2015

Brave Blossoms beat Los Teros 40…

TOKYO (Aug. 29) – Japan beat Uruguay 40-0 on Saturday at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground to ensure they leave for Rugby...

Jones hopes Brave Blossoms can leave Japan for RWC in style

28 August, 2015

Jones hopes Brave Blossoms can l…

TOKYO (Aug. 28) - Eddie Jones has named the Japan side to take on Uruguay on Saturday, the Brave Blossoms' final game in Japa...

Jones pleased with win over Uruguay but says team still needs to improve

23 August, 2015

Jones pleased with win over Urug…

FUKUOKA (Aug. 23) - Japan head coach Eddie Jones was a happier man following his side's 30-8 win over Uruguay.

Japan get confidence boosting win over Uruguay

22 August, 2015

Japan get confidence boosting wi…

FUKUOKA (Aug. 22) - Japan snapped a four-game losing run Saturday as they beat Uruguay 30-8 at Level 5 Stadium.

Japan side for Uruguay test named

21 August, 2015

Japan side for Uruguay test name…

FUKUOKA (Aug. 21) – Japan coach Eddie Jones has named his side to play Uruguay at Level 5 Stadium on Saturday, the Brave Blos...

Jones upbeat despite loss to World XV

17 August, 2015

Jones upbeat despite loss to Wor…

TOKYO (Aug. 16) – Japan coach Eddie Jones remained hopeful his side were still on course for a good showing at the Rugby Worl...

Japan fall to World XV

15 August, 2015

Japan fall to World XV

TOKYO (Aug. 15) - Japan were beaten 45-20 by a World XV at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground on Saturday in front of a cr...

Japan name side to take on World XV

14 August, 2015

Japan name side to take on World…

TOKYO (Aug. 14) – Japan have named their side to play a World XV on Saturday at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground.

Jones names unchanged squad for August games

07 August, 2015

Jones names unchanged squad for …

TOKYO (Aug. 7) – Japan coach Eddie Jones named an unchanged 39-man squad for the upcoming game against a World XV and two-tes...

Japan finish 4th in PNC after loss to Tonga

04 August, 2015

Japan finish 4th in PNC after lo…

BURNABY, British Columbia (Aug. 3) - Japan had to settle for fourth place at this year's Pacific Nations Cup after they went ...

Japan make changes for Tonga test

02 August, 2015

Japan make changes for Tonga tes…

BURNABY, British Columbia (Aug. 1) – Japan coach Eddie Jones has made five changes and one positional switch from the side th...

Japan fall to Fiji in PNC

30 July, 2015

Japan fall to Fiji in PNC

TORONTO (July 29) – Japan will play Tonga for third spot in the Pacific Nations Cup after they just fell short of reaching th...

Leitch to lead Japan against Fiji

27 July, 2015

Leitch to lead Japan against Fij…

TORONTO (July 27) - Japan take on Fiji on Wednesday (Thursday morning Japan time) with a side that shows nine changes to the ...

Japan falls to United States

25 July, 2015

Japan falls to United States

SACRAMENTO, California (July 24) – Japan went down to their first loss in this year's Pacific Nations Cup as they fell 23-18 ...

Jones rings changes for Eagles test

22 July, 2015

Jones rings changes for Eagles t…

TOKYO (July 22) - Japan coach Eddie Jones has named his side to play the United States on Friday (Saturday at noon Japan time...

Japan open PNC with win over Canada

19 July, 2015

Japan open PNC with win over Can…

SAN JOSE, California (July 19) – Japan opened their 2015 Pacific Nations Cup campaign in style on Saturday (Sunday morning in...

Bennetts named in squad for PNC opener

17 July, 2015

Bennetts named in squad for PNC …

TOKYO (July 17) - Tim Bennetts is set to win his first cap for Japan off the bench after he was named in the Brave Blossoms' ...

Jones names squad for PNC

29 June, 2015

Jones names squad for PNC

TOKYO (June 29) - Japan will take a 37-man squad to North America for this year's Pacific Nations Cup.

Name-the-team Contest (Super Rugby from the 2016 Season)

29 May, 2015

Name-the-team Contest (Super Rug…

We are pleased to launch a “Name-the-team Contest” for the new Japan Team, which will be participating in Super Rugby from th...

Mixed feelings in Japan camp following eventful day in Hong Kong

24 May, 2015

Mixed feelings in Japan camp fol…

HONG KONG (May 23) - There were mixed emotions in the Japan camp Saturday following an eventful day at Aberdeen Sports Ground...

Japan women join men as Asian champs as storm abandons Brave Blossoms' game

23 May, 2015

Japan women join men as Asian ch…

HONG KONG (May 23) – Japan doubled up as Asia rugby champions Saturday as the Sakura XV beat Hong Kong 27-12 to join the Brav...

Jones wants side to adapt to conditions

22 May, 2015

Jones wants side to adapt to con…

HONG KONG (May 22) - Japan head coach Eddie Jones said Friday it was essential his team have a Plan B ahead of Saturday's gam...

Goromaru to lead Japan against Hong Kong

20 May, 2015

Goromaru to lead Japan against H…

TOKYO (May 20) - Ayumu Goromaru will lead Japan on Saturday as they look to wrap up their Asia Rugby Championship campaign wi...

Jones happy with players after clinching ARC

09 May, 2015

Jones happy with players after c…

FUKUOKA (May 9) -  Japan coach Eddie Jones said he was really impressed with his players after they beat South Korea 66-10 to...

Japan top S. Korea to clinch Asia Rugby Championship

09 May, 2015

Japan top S. Korea to clinch Asi…

FUKUOKA (May 9) - Japan walked off with the Asia Rugby Championship on Saturday despite still having a game to play as they b...

Jones impressed by team's mental attitude

08 May, 2015

Jones impressed by team's mental…

FUKUOKA (May 8) – Japan coach Eddie Jones said he was impressed by his side's mental attitude ahead of Saturday's Asia Rugby ...

Jones names side for S. Korea clash

07 May, 2015

Jones names side for S. Korea cl…

FUKUOKA (May 7) - Japan coach Eddie Jones has named his side to take on South Korea at Level-5 Stadium on Saturday.

Japan showed signs of improvement, says Jones

03 May, 2015

Japan showed signs of improvemen…

TOKYO (May 3) - Japan coach Eddie Jones admitted that Sunday's 41-0 win over Hong Kong hadn't been a great performance from h...

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