Japan overwhelm Canda for the second time

Asian champions Japan scored four tries to overwhelm Canada 27-6 for their second straight win to wind up the two-game test series between the two countries on Saturday.

Full back Go Aruga and right prop Kensuke Hatakeyama touched down the first two tries in the ninth and 20th minute to take a 10-0 lead.

Left flanker Michael Leitch and substitute right winger Ayumu Goromaru added two more tries in the second half, while stand-off Shaun Webb scored one conversion and one penalty and left centre Ryan Nicholas one conversion.

Full back James Pritchard and stand-off Ander Monro scored one penalty in each half for Canada.


The Japanese, who defeated Canada 46-8 last Sunday, improved their record against them to 13 wins, 10 defeats and three draws overall.























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