Several Springboks could be in action when the Chiefs and Blues will travel to Japan in February for Super Rugby preparation games against top local teams.
New Zealand playmaker Richie Mo’unga said Tuesday that he can imagine playing in Japan “until I retire” and is not thinking about a future return to the All Blacks.
All Blacks captain Sam Cane will join Japanese club Suntory for the 2024 season, New Zealand Rugby said Friday, but will still be available to play internationals next year.
Mateo Carreras scored a hat-trick of tries as Argentina beat Japan in a thriller in Nantes on Sunday to set up a World Cup quarter-final against Wales.
Pumas wing Mateo Carreras scored a hat-trick of tries in Nantes on Sunday as Argentina beat Japan to secure a quarter-final showdown against Wales in Marseille.
Japan coach Jamie Joseph has made just one change to his starting XV from their 28-22 victory against Samoa for the crunch World Cup match against Argentina in Nantes on Sunday.
Julian Montoya is among the returning veterans as Argentina reverted to a full-strength lineup for the crucial Pool D clash against Japan on Sunday.
Japan survived a ferocious fightback by 14-man Samoa in Toulouse on Thursday, tightening their grip on second place in World Cup Pool D and ensuring leaders England would reach the quarter-finals.
Japan held on to edge Samoa in a pulsating World Cup Pool D clash in Toulouse on Thursday night.
Jamie Joseph has announced two changes to Japan’s starting lineup for the Pool D match against Samoa on Thursday.