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A Manic Sunday As Wales & Australia Met At The Rugby World Cup

  The group stages of the Rugby World Cup throw up a mix of predictable one-sided games, some mammoth clashes and a few surprises too. Rugby giants New Zealand faced off against South Africa on the opening weekend, England will play … Continue reading

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The Highs & Lows Of Watching England’s First Match At The Rugby World Cup In Sapporo

  In November 2003 it was only my second day in Japan when England beat Australia to win the Rugby World Cup Final. That night out in Roppongi proved to be a hugely memorable night. 16 years on and I now … Continue reading

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Another Live Rugby Match: Sunwolves Vs Waratahs

  Ever since that momentous late win for Japan against South Africa in the 2015 World Cup, rugby has been on the rise in the land of the rising sun. It’s that nickname combined with the wolf (representing bravery, strength and … Continue reading

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日本 vs スコットランド (Japan vs Scotland)

  Japan’s Brave Blossoms late injury time win over the giants of South Africa last year was undoubtedly the greatest shock in the history of the Rugby World Cup. Not only that but it was one of the biggest giant … Continue reading

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日本 vs サモア (Japan vs Samoa)

Wishing for a break from all the football going on at Euro 2012, Mostyn and I decided to  head on down to the Chichibunomiya Rugby Ground near Gaienmae station not too far away from Omotesando. The Japan “Cherry Blossoms” were playing … Continue reading

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