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Maori All Blacks run riot over Japan

Saturday 1 November 2014

Japanís rugby federation may be one of the wealthiest in the world but that amounted to nothing as they suffered a humiliating 61-21 home loss at the hands of the Maori All Blacks
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Steve Borthwick to coach Japan's forwards

Wednesday 28 May 2014

Saracens captain will move to Japan and become Japan forwards coach when he retires from playing at the end of the current rugby season.
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Japan qualify for 2015 Rugby World Cup

Monday 26 May 2014

Japan have qualified for their eighth straight Rugby World Cup after they beat Hong Kong 49-8 and claimed the Asian Five Nations title at Tokyo's National Stadium.
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Robbie Deans to coach Japanese club champions

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Former Wallabies and Crusaders coach Robbie Deans has been appointed as head coach of Japan's Top League and national champions Panasonic Wild Knights with effect from May the 1st.
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Jones expects to make full recovery from stroke

Friday 29 November 2013

Japan coach Eddie Jones says that he is fine now and expects to make a full recovery after a stroke which left him in hospital for nearly 40 days
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Japan make two changes for Scotland Test

Thursday 7 November 2013

Japan caretaker coach Scott Wisemantel has named his team to play Scotland at Murrayfield in a confident mood despite their hammering by the All Blacks last weekend.
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Japan vow to attack New Zealand's All Blacks

Thursday 31 October 2013

Japan's caretaker coach Scott Wisemantel has named his team to face New Zealand and vowed to run the ball at the Rugby World Cup winners and attack them.
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Japan coach Eddie Jones out of intensive care

Friday 18 October 2013

Japan head coach Eddie Jones will miss the upcoming game against the All Blacks following a stroke which has left him with mobility difficulties, the Japan Rugby Football Union said Friday.
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Japan coach Jones in hospital after possible stroke

Wednesday 16 October 2013

Former Wallabies and now Japan head coach Eddie Jones has been hospitalised with signs of a minor stroke ahead of his squad's Test against the All Blacks in Tokyo on November the 2nd.
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Japan make history by beating 6N champs Wales

Saturday 15 June 2013

Japan secured their first ever victory over Wales when they beat the current Six Nations Champions 23-8 at Prince Chichibu Stadium in Tokyo Japan.
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Hirose returns as Japan change one for Wales

Thursday 13 June 2013

Japan coach Eddie Jones has named Toshiaki Hirose as captain of the team that will play Wales in this weekend's second test in Japan.
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Japan's Super Rugby stars to play against Wales

Thursday 6 June 2013

Super Rugby stars Fumiaki Tanaka and Shota Horie will lead Japan's hopes when they take on Six Nations champions Wales in Osaka this weekend.
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Japan line up Georgia and Romania in November

Wednesday 5 September 2012

The Japan Rugby Football Union have announced that they will play at least two International Test matches in Europe during the month of November including test matches against Romania and Georgia.
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Eddie Jones : Japan must improve before PNC

Sunday 20 May 2012

Japan head coach Eddie Jones says they will have to strengthen their scrum and boost their fitness before the Asian champions defend the Pacific Nations Cup next month.
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Japan smash Hong Kong to win Asian Five Nations

Saturday 19 May 2012

Japan claimed their fifth straight Asian Five Nations title on Saturday when they smashed Hong Kong 67-0 in Tokyo to remain unbeaten in the five-year history of the competition.
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Japan to host 2012 Pacific Nations Cup

Friday 13 April 2012

Defending champions Japan will host five of six matches in the 2012 Pacific Nations Cup in June to boost their preparations to stage the 2019 World Cup, according
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Eddie Jones promises a new attacking Japan

Monday 27 February 2012

Former Wallaby and Reds coach Eddie Jones and now Japan coach has vowed to make Japan an attacking force after he coached Suntory Sungoliath to the country's top club title
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More Recent Rugby World Cup Headlines

Eddie Jones confirmed as Japan Head Coach
John Kirwan predicts Asian Rugby boom
Eddie Jones to coach Japan rugby team
Japan make history by beating 6N champs Wales
Hirose returns as Japan change one for Wales
Japan's Super Rugby stars to play against Wales
Japan line up Georgia and Romania in November
Eddie Jones : Japan must improve before PNC
Japan smash Hong Kong to win Asian Five Nations

 
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