Japan’s Rugby World Cup Record: P28 W4 D2 L22

1987 Pool stages
1991 Pool stages
1995 Pool stages
1999 Pool stages
2003 Pool stages
2007 Pool stages
2011 Pool stages
2015 Pool stages


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The observant among you will notice that Kyoto is an anagram of Tokyo. That’s because they both translate to ‘capital city’. While Tokyo is the current capital of Japan, Kyoto…

Hitoshi Ono

Scotland maintained their winning record against Japan with this seventh victory in seven Tests – but it was an error-strewn performance from the visitors at Tokyo’s Ajinomoto Stadium. In fact,…

Japan know how they want to play Luckily for Scotland the Brave Blossoms only really clicked once during the first Test, and that was ten minutes in. Scrum-half Kaito Shigeno…

Japan finished their Pool B campaign with three wins out of four thanks to this deserved victory over the USA, but the 12 points the Brave Blossoms gathered in the…