Where’s the “Wa”?

All for One! Japan Rugby!

The Japan Rugby Football Union have over recent years adopted the phrase “All for one, one for all,” as their catchphrase. So often as it been used by former prime minister Yoshiro Mori, the union's president, that it has started to appear in other walks of life in Japan as a modern day version of the spirit of wa. The problem is actions speak louder than words and over the years the various bodies that run rugby in Japan have shown they are anything but united in their bid to promote … [Read more...]