The 2019 Rugby Championship begins on June 2 with Japan’s first ever match against New Zealand.
The Rugby Championship has traditionally been the tournament most closely watched in Japan, with both sides enjoying a strong start to the tournament.
While the 2019 tournament has a few surprises in store, here are the most intriguing players to watch:The 2017 World Cup final was held at the Koshien Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.
It was a classic match between Japan and the hosts, but the Japanese were able to come out on top with a 3-0 victory.
The Japanese team is one of the strongest in the world, with a strong history of winning multiple Rugby World Cups.
Their success in the past is largely due to their strong players, as the team boasts players from the likes of Shinji Okazaki, Akira Nishikawa, Tomohiro Araki, Yoshio Hirata, Shinji Kagawa, and Toshiaki Yamada.
The team is currently ranked 8th in the 2018 Rugby World Rankings, behind only the hosts.
The 2018 World Cup is set to be the first Rugby World Championship in Japan since the 2010 Rugby World Championships, but it is still a very young tournament.
Japan’s best player, Shinji Okata, is still only 18 years old, but he has already made an impact in the international scene.
He has been part of Japan’s World Cup winning team in the 2019 World Cup, and is the only player on the team with a higher rating in the FIFA rankings than his country’s highest ranking player, Kawabata Izumi.
He will make his international debut in 2018.
The first-ever match between Japanese and New Zealand will be the match that many fans in Japan are waiting for.
This will be a crucial match for the team to secure their place at the 2019 European Rugby Championship, which begins in 2020.
The Japanese squad will be stacked with talent, but will it be enough to beat New Zealand in front of their home fans?
We’ll be bringing you all the action from Japan’s Rugby World Champions match against the New Zealand All Blacks, which will be played at the Orix Stadium on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 8:30am (Japan time).
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