Podcasts Covering Rugby in Japan

Jrugby Podcast

For those interested in learning more about Japanese rugby history, culture, teams, and players, we recommend checking out JRugby Podcast. Produced in English by Taito Sakurai and Lee Watkins, JRugby Podcast aims to give a historical and cultural context to rugby in Japan. The duo also interview active players and coaches and discuss current trends and issues affecting rugby in Japan. To date JRugby Podcast has released three episodes: Episode … [Read more...]

Japan are the “Darlings” of World Rugby‏

Japan celebrates win over South Africa

Prior to what proved to be Japan’s final game at the Rugby World Cup, RNJ was asked to write a piece for Rugby Magazine.  The latest edition goes on sale today in Japan and this piece is included in Japanese. Here is the original English version that the magazine have kindly allowed us to print. Prior to leaving Japan for England and the Rugby World Cup, Brave Blossoms coach Eddie Jones said his team had two goals.   “We want to make the quarterfinals and we want to be remembered as the team … [Read more...]