Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU)

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...

Yamada leads Japan past Hong Kong

02 May, 2015

Yamada leads Japan past Hong Kon…

TOKYO (May 2) - Akihito Yamada crossed for two of Japan's seven tries as the Brave Blossoms made it two bonus-point wins from...

Japan hoping for competitive game against Hong Kong

01 May, 2015

Japan hoping for competitive gam…

TOKYO (May 1) - Japan coach Eddie Jones said Friday he hoped Saturday's game against Hong Kong would be a competitive affair,...

Japan names team for Hong Kong clash

30 April, 2015

Japan names team for Hong Kong c…

TOKYO (April 30) - Japan coach Eddie Jones named his side Thursday to take on Hong Kong on Saturday in the Asia Rugby Champio...

Jones looking at big picture after win over S. Korea

19 April, 2015

Jones looking at big picture aft…

INCHEON, South Korea (April 19) – Japan coach Eddie Jones admitted his side hadn't played well in their 56-30 defeat of South...

Japan get off to winning start in ARC

18 April, 2015

Japan get off to winning start i…

INCHEON, South Korea (April 18) – Japan opened the new Asia Rugby Championship with a 56-30 win over South Korea on Saturday ...

Japan to use Korean game as preparation for RWC

17 April, 2015

Japan to use Korean game as prep…

INCHEON, South Korea (April 17) – Japan coach Eddie Jones said Friday his team were looking at the bigger picture ahead of th...

Jones names squad for Asia Rugby Championship opener

15 April, 2015

Jones names squad for Asia Rugby…

TOKYO (April 15) - The 23-man Japan squad to take on South Korea on Saturday in the opening game of the Asia Rugby Championsh...

England take the Cup in Tokyo

05 April, 2015

England take the Cup in Tokyo

TOKYO (Apr 05) - South Africa and England played out the Cup Final at the HSBC Sevens World Series, TOKYO SEVENS 2015 on Sund...

Day One at the HSBC Sevens World Series, TOKYO SEVENS 2015

04 April, 2015

Day One at the HSBC Sevens World…

TOKYO (Apr 04) - In action on day one of the Tokyo Sevens, round seven of the HSBC Sevens World Series, Tokyo Sevens  2015, d...

Jones names squad for Asian Rugby Championship

05 March, 2015

Jones names squad for Asian Rugb…

TOKYO (Mar 05) - Japan coach Eddie Jones named a 31-man squad for the inaugural Asian Rugby Championship on Thursday.

Yamaha make history

28 February, 2015

Yamaha make history

TOKYO (Feb. 22) – Yamaha Jubilo, playing in their first-ever Championship final, ground out a gutsy 15-3 win over six-time ch...

Suntory, Yamaha to meet in season finale

22 February, 2015

Suntory, Yamaha to meet in seaso…

OSAKA (Feb. 22) – The final game of the 2014-15 domestic rugby season – to be played next Saturday at Tokyo's Prince Chichibu...

Suntory, Toshiba advance in All-Japan C'ship

15 February, 2015

Suntory, Toshiba advance in All-…

TOKYO (Feb. 15) – Suntory Sungoliath and Toshiba Brave Lupus advanced to the semifinals of the All-Japan Championship followi...

Top League trio retain status

14 February, 2015

Top League trio retain status

NAGOYA (Feb 14) - The final make-up of the 2015-16 Japan Rugby Top League season was determined Saturday with the conclusion ...

Japan Rugby Top League 2014-15 Awards

09 February, 2015

Japan Rugby Top League 2014-15 A…

Japan Rugby Top League 2014-15 Awards   Champion: Panasonic Wild Knights.   (2013-14: Panasonic Wild Knights) (2012-1...

Teikyo University top NEC

08 February, 2015

Teikyo University top NEC

TOKYO (Feb. 8) - Teikyo University beat NEC Green Rockets 31-25 on Sunday to become just the second collegiate side to beat a...

Panasonic crowned Top League champions

01 February, 2015

Panasonic crowned Top League cha…

TOKYO (Feb. 1) - Panasonic Wild Knights won the LIXIL Cup final and were crowned 2014-15 Japan Rugby Top League champions Sun...

Suntory, NEC book ticket to All-Japan Championship

31 January, 2015

Suntory, NEC book ticket to All-…

OSAKA (Jan. 31) Suntory Sungoliath and NEC Green Rockets will take part in the All-Japan Championship after both sides won Sa...

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