Japan rugby union team

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England can rewrite history by beating New Zealand, says Eddie Jones
Eddie Jones said England could rewrite history by beating New Zealand at Twickenham next Saturday

Gerard Meagher at Twickenham

12, Nov, 2022 @8:41 PM

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England’s Ellis Genge gives Japan rough lesson in art of scrummaging | Andy Bull
The Bristol strongman was at the heart of everything his side did and showed why Eddie Jones puts so much faith in him

Andy Bull at Twickenham

12, Nov, 2022 @8:41 PM

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England 52-13 Japan: Autumn Nations Series – as it happened
England ran in seven tries, with two for Marcus Smith and two for Guy Porter, as they overpowered Japan at Twickenham

Luke McLaughlin

12, Nov, 2022 @6:02 PM

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Porter and Smith power England’s seven-try return to form against Japan
Guy Porter scored his first tries for England as Eddie Jones’s side defeated Japan 52-13 at Twickenham.

Gerard Meagher at Twickenham

12, Nov, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Tireless Michael Leitch leads evolving Japan side for another run at England | Andy Bull
The captain ran the hosts ragged at Twickenham in 2018, and his physically stronger side are ‘pushing teams to the limit’

Andy Bull

11, Nov, 2022 @6:18 PM

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Jones’s England face challenge to liberate themselves against Japan
Japan have the perfect armoury to exploit any overeagerness from wounded hosts England at Twickenham

Gerard Meagher

11, Nov, 2022 @6:00 PM

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England players know Test futures could be on the line against Japan
England players will head into Saturday’s match with Japan aware that their Test futures could be on the line

Gerard Meagher

09, Nov, 2022 @7:46 PM

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South Africa joining Six Nations would create bidding war for 2033 Lions
The British & Irish Lions could decide to explore new options if the Springboks join the Six Nations, with Argentina, Japan and US all possible destinations

Gerard Meagher

17, Feb, 2022 @7:08 PM

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Stuart Hogg sets try record as misfiring Scotland end with win over Japan
Scotland concluded their autumn campaign with a tense 29-20 victory over Japan as Stuart Hogg became his country’s all-time top try-scorer

Bryn Palmer at BT Murrayfield

20, Nov, 2021 @3:11 PM

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Japan Brave Blossoms 23-32 Australia Wallabies: Rugby spring tour 2021 – as it happened
Australia withstood plenty of Japanese pressure to earn their fifth Test victory in a row

Jonathan Howcroft

23, Oct, 2021 @6:43 AM

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Wallabies make rare trip as Japan seek to state claim for seat at rugby’s top table | Bret Harris
The Brave Blossoms have an opportunity to audition for a place in the Rugby Championship when they host Australia for just the second time on Saturday

Bret Harris

20, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Japan give Ireland a scare while Tonga feel full force of All Blacks
Japan continued to show their potential before succumbing 39-31 to Ireland in Dublin, while New Zealand hammered Tonga 102-0 and Wales beat Canada 68-12

Michael Aylwin

03, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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