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# brave-blossoms - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Japan warm up for Ireland series with win over Romania
# 2019 PREVIEW
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# 2019 PREVIEW

Japan warm up for Ireland series with win over Romania

Jun 10th 2017, 12:00 PM 5,225 Views 0 Comments

The eastern European side are also likely to be part of Ireland’s pool at the next World Cup.

# brave-blossoms - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

All Blacks to face Japan in November Test ahead of World Cup
# Recce Mission
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# Recce Mission

All Blacks to face Japan in November Test ahead of World Cup

May 17th 2017, 10:05 AM 3,997 Views 4 Comments

The world champions will meet the Brave Blossoms in a one-off Test next year.

# brave-blossoms - Monday 1 February, 2016

Japan still without interim rugby coach with tournaments and Tests looming
# Coming Down
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# Coming Down

Japan still without interim rugby coach with tournaments and Tests looming

Feb 1st 2016, 12:00 PM 3,425 Views 3 Comments

Jamie Joseph won’t be taking up the role until his contract with the Highlanders ends in August.

# brave-blossoms - Thursday 17 December, 2015

One of your favourite Japan players from the World Cup was just made a ninja master
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

One of your favourite Japan players from the World Cup was just made a ninja master

Dec 17th 2015, 8:23 AM 9,004 Views 6 Comments

Ayumu Goromaruis now even more of a legend.

# brave-blossoms - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Japan finish memorable World Cup campaign with a win against the USA
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

Japan finish memorable World Cup campaign with a win against the USA

Oct 11th 2015, 10:20 PM 9,996 Views 27 Comments

Japan sign off their World Cup campaign with a third win.

# brave-blossoms - Saturday 3 October, 2015

After shrugging off a Tuilagi tackle, this is an unbelievable flying finish
# Brilliant Blossoms
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# Brilliant Blossoms

After shrugging off a Tuilagi tackle, this is an unbelievable flying finish

Oct 3rd 2015, 6:56 PM 6,909 Views 0 Comments

Akihito Yamada, you are cleared for landing.

# brave-blossoms - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

'We just ran out of energy': Second half proves too much for Japan against slick Scotland
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

'We just ran out of energy': Second half proves too much for Japan against slick Scotland

Sep 23rd 2015, 5:06 PM 6,828 Views 11 Comments

Japan gave Scotland plenty to worry about in the opening 50 minutes, but ended up conceding five tries.

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As it happened: Scotland v Japan, Rugby World Cup

# brave-blossoms - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Watch: The shock and ecstacy as Japan players celebrate taking Springbok scalp
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

Watch: The shock and ecstacy as Japan players celebrate taking Springbok scalp

Sep 19th 2015, 8:06 PM 21,420 Views 31 Comments

What a way to take your second ever win at the Rugby World Cup.

# brave-blossoms - Monday 31 August, 2015

Highlanders hero Tanaka one of two scrum-halves picked for Japan squad
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

Highlanders hero Tanaka one of two scrum-halves picked for Japan squad

Aug 31st 2015, 9:15 PM 5,063 Views 6 Comments

Coach Eddie Jones has also defended the number of overseas-born players plying their trade for Japan.

# brave-blossoms - Monday 23 June, 2014

10-game winning streak sends Japan into world rugby's top 10
# Global Game
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# Global Game

10-game winning streak sends Japan into world rugby's top 10

Jun 23rd 2014, 3:51 PM 5,268 Views 7 Comments

Eddie Jones has led the Brave Blossoms to major improvements ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

# brave-blossoms - Friday 13 June, 2014

IRB chief would prefer Japanese entrant for final place in Super 18
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

IRB chief would prefer Japanese entrant for final place in Super 18

Jun 13th 2014, 8:15 AM 5,232 Views 6 Comments

Super Rugby is set to take on a sixth South African side, an Argentinian team plus A.N Other.