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The Brave Blossoms: is Japan among the world’s best?

Here’s an interesting question for trivia lovers: what country is the world’s leading try scorer in international rugby from? The answer most likely to come to mind is New Zealand: the nation having been so dominant for so long and having produced so many prolific wingers, it seems obvious. Obvious perhaps, but not correct. The […]

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Spirited Scotland fall short against the Mighty Blossoms

We have had anticipation, excitement and world-class rugby. Japan 2019 has left nothing to the imagination, gifting rugby fans worldwide with a tournament destined for the history books. The recent fixture between Japan and Scotland was to be no different. Storm Hagibis threatened the Scottish side with an automatic knock-out from the tournament. Having not […]

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Rugby World Cup 2019: quarter-final assessment

England vs Australia Prior to the clash, Japan 2019 had not yet really tested England. Their match against Argentina was rendered null as a contest when an early red card ended the South Americans’ chances of victory. The game against France was then called off due to Typhoon Hagibis and the men in white had […]