Japan have strengthened their coaching team with the addition of John Mitchell, who will combine this role with duties at English club Wasps.
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Former Australia full-back Israel Folau and New Zealand full-back Damian McKenzie were in action in the Japan Rugby League One.
Mitsubishi Dynaboars head coach Greg Cooper thinks Japan could be crucial to the development of the New Zealand game going forward.
World Cup winner Jake White says SA Rugby should not allow overseas-based players to represent the Springboks in the next ‘contract cycle’.
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Ex-captain Aleki Lutui says there will be no issues in the Tonga set-up should disgraced Wallaby Israel Folau wish to represent ‘Ikale Tahi.
The opening round of Japan’s Rugby League One competition has taken its first Covid hit, with Panasonic Wild Knights struck by an outbreak.