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  1. FILE PHOTO: Michael Leitch waves as he and other members of Japan's Rugby World Cup team parad

    Rugby: Six months on, Leitch reflects on Japan's historic World Cup

    Japan skipper Michael Leitch says their fairytale run to last year's Rugby World Cup quarter-finals has lessons far beyond the game that the whole ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Rugby World Cup 2019 - Quarter Final - Japan v South Africa

    Rugby: Leitch fears Japan failing to build on World Cup heroics

    Japan's fairytale run to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals was a highlight of last year's tournament but with the afterglow all but gone captain ...
  3. England v Japan

    Japan’s quarter-final against South Africa a culmination of five-year journey

    That Japan are preparing for the biggest match in their history, a Rugby World Cup quarter-final showdown against South Africa in Tokyo on Sunday, ...
  4. Rugby World Cup 2019 - Pool A - Japan v Russia

    Rugby:Japan change fullback for South Africa quarter-final clash

    Japan have made one injury-enforced change to the starting line-up for Sunday's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against South Africa, bringing ...
  5. Rugby World Cup warm-up match - Japan v South Africa

    Rugby: Leitch resumes captaincy for Japan's clash with Scotland

    Japan's Michael Leitch has resumed the captaincy for Sunday's World Cup game against Scotland in Yokohama, a match coach Jamie Joseph has called ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Rugby World Cup 2019 - Pool A - Japan v Ireland

    Labuschagne, Leitch both leaders for Japan

    Jamie Joseph caused a stir when naming his starting lineup for Japan's Rugby World Cup Pool A meeting with Samoa on Saturday as, although he ...
  7. Autumn Internationals - France vs Japan

    Rugby: Japan bench captain Leitch, Mafi at number eight for Ireland clash

    Japan left captain Michael Leitch out of their starting team for Saturday's clash with Pool A favourites Ireland as a fit-again Amanaki Mafi took ...