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Jamie Joseph Quits Sunwolves To Focus On World Cup With Japan

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph is set to relinquish control of Super Rugby’s Sunwolves to concentrate on the host team’s run-in to the 2019 World Cup. As events took place across Japan on Thursday to mark a year to go before the “Brave Blossoms” face Russia in the tournament’s opening game, Joseph revealed he would step down as Sunwolves coach …

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Ireland Confirm Two Test Dates Against Japan In Summer 2017

Guinness Series, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 26/11/2016 Ireland vs Australia Ireland's Rory Best with Rob Kearney after the game

The IRFU have confirmed the dares of Ireland’s summer tour of Japan in June 2017. More specifically, they have passed on the confirmation of the Japanese RFU, that the first test will take place on Saturday 17th of June, with the second test taking place a week later. Japan are to play Romania on June 10th in anticipation of facing …

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Jamie Joseph Looks Set To Take Japan Job

Japanese Rugby is about to take on a kiwi flavour. Highlanders Coach and Super Rugby winner, Jamie Joseph, looks set to become the next coach of Japan, while fellow former All Black, Mark Hammett, looks like he’ll be announced as coach of the Sunwolves – Japan’s maiden Super Rugby franchise. According to Rich Freeman in the Japan Times, Mark Hammett will be …

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Watch Barbarians Coach Give Inspirational Speech Ahead Of Samoa Game

The Barbarians defeated Samoa 27-24 on Saturday. Although the game between the Barbarians and Samoa in London’s Olympic Stadium last Saturday was a low key affair, it has provided us with an insight into the mentality of the scratch team. A camera recorded the Baa-Baas as they prepared for the fixture and captured coach, Jamie Joseph, give an inspirational pre match speech. With …

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Rugby: All-Time Dual International XV

James Neville discusses his Dual International XV, made up of players that have represented two countries in rugby. Recently the IRB, with the 2016 Olympics approaching, had made a change in their regulations by introducing a loophole to allow players who had previously played international rugby for one country and wished to change allegiances in Sevens, which would then be …

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