new ordeal for the Brave Blossoms against the XV of France

Japan meets the blues this Saturday morning (8am) in the opening of the summer tour. Their first real meeting since… the 2019 World Cup! Rarely has a “test match” for the Japanese national rugby team earned its name in such a way. A year before the World Cup, the Brave Blossoms will play XV of … Read more

featuring Japan-France and five questions about the Blues’ first friendly

The XV of France challenges the Japanese this Saturday morning (8:00 am) for the first game of their summer tour. Where can you watch the Blues’ first friendly? After much hesitation to know if the tour of the XV. would be broadcast by France, it was TF1 that eventually acquired the rights to the double … Read more

“Players who go to Japan with us have everything to gain,” promises Ibanez

The 42 players selected for the Tour XV of France in Japan “have everything to gain because they can position themselves for the 2023 World Cup”, the Blues manager assures in an interview with AFP. What do you expect from this first tour in Japan?Raphael Ibanez: We hope for players who are fully invested, determined … Read more