Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Brave finally blossoms @ #RWC2015

On 4 June 1995, Japan Rugby Union’s national side, the Sakura (Cherry Blossoms) took the field against the New Zealand All Blacks at the Rugby World Cup in South Africa, only to suffer a humiliating 145-17 defeat. In 2003, in their opening game at Rugby World Cup, they threw everything at Scotland, earning a standing ovation from the Townsville, Queensland crowd and a guard

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