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Japan captain Michael Leitch says victory ‘was about more than just us’

• Typhoon victims uppermost in Japan team’s thoughts• Scotland admit hosts were superior after Rugby World Cup exitJapan’s captain, Michael Leitch, believes the host nation can still achieve more at this Rugby World Cup and provide some comfort for the…


Japan hang on to reach Rugby World Cup last eight and send Scotland out

• Hosts dazzle before being made to sweat by Scots’ recovery• Kenki Fukuoka scores two tries as Japan top Pool ANo side have lit up this Rugby World Cup more than Japan and here was another electrifying result for the sport as whole. For the first time…


New Zealand stand firm against South Africa in heavyweight thriller

• Springboks start and finish strongly but fall short• Bridge and Barrett tries give All Blacks winning leadNew Zealand’s proud record of never having lost a Rugby World Cup pool game is still intact after a thrilling victory over South Africa. In one …