Bryan Habana believes the Springboks’ playing experience in Japan will benefit South Africa at the World Cup later this year.
Wimpie van der Walt, Grant Hattingh and Lappies Labuschagné have all been included in a 20-man Japan training squad for the World Cup.
More than half of this year’s World Cup pool games have already been sold out after tickets went on sale to the general public two days ago.
Highlights of England’s 35-15 win against Japan at Twickenham.
England overcame a five-point half-time deficit to claim a 35-15 victory over Japan at Twickenham on Saturday.
Eddie Jones has vowed that his England side will show no mercy to Japan when they meet at Twickenham on Saturday.
Ngani Laumape scored three of the All Blacks’ 10 tries in their 69-31 win over Japan in Tokyo on Saturday.
Sharks and Bok fullback Curwin Bosch will be taking up a short-term deal in Japan for the remainder of the year. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The selection of an experimental All Blacks side will provide further insight into New Zealand’s player depth in Tokyo this Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Wimpie van der Walt has been named in Japan’s starting XV for their clash against the All Blacks in Tokyo on Saturday.