New Sunwolves boss eyes Super Rugby Top 5

2017-12-04 10:01

The new coach of Japan's Sunwolves Super Rugby side says he is targeting a top-five finish next season.

Stuttering France held by Japan

2017-11-26 00:22

Japan held France to a draw in their final November international with the hosts lucky to avoid a sixth straight defeat.

Kiwi Joseph confident in Japan's scope to improve

2017-11-22 18:40

Japan coach Jamie Joseph says he's happy to sacrifice ranking points in order to better prepare the Brave Blossoms to compete at the World Cup.

Jamie Joseph named new Sunwolves head coach

2017-09-29 07:22

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph will replace fellow New Zealander Filo Tiatia as head coach of the Tokyo-based Sunwolves in Super Rugby next season.

Japan turn attention to Ireland Tests

2017-06-12 13:00

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph knows his side must improve after they opened their June campaign with a 33-21 win over Romania.

Japan set for Ireland dress rehearsal

2017-05-10 13:26

Jamie Joseph is relishing facing Ireland in June after Japan were pooled alongside them in the 2019 World Cup draw.

Bok win has taken toll on Japan - Joseph

2016-11-17 11:00

Japan’s shock win over the Boks at last year’s Rugby World Cup has taken a toll on his team, current coach Jamie Joseph believes.

Joseph picks first Japan training squad

2016-10-04 11:15

Japan coach Jamie Joseph announced his 36-man squad for a mini-camp before they host Argentina in November.

Highlanders name side for Lions showdown

2016-07-28 07:57

Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has made few changes to his starting XV for the semi-final against the Lions in Johannesburg.

Japan bank on business of winning

2016-02-04 12:19

Japan's stunning success at last year's Rugby World Cup could prove a double-edged sword.


Japan 'disappointed' after blowing France chance

2017-11-26 08:14

Japan are "disappointed" but happy with their progress after coming within a missed conversion of causing a huge upset by beating France.

Japan make 1 change for France

2017-11-24 12:30

Japan boss Jamie Joseph has made just one alteration to his starting line-up to face France in their end-of-year Test in Nanterre.

SA-born Van der Walt set for Japan debut

2017-11-03 14:46

SA-born utility forward Wimpie van der Walt has been named in Japan’s match-day squad for their Test against Australia in Yokohama.

Joseph changes 5 for Japan v Ireland clash

2017-06-15 13:01

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has made five changes to his starting line-up to face Ireland at Shizuoka's Ecopa Stadium on Saturday.

Japan a 'sardine' in the sandwich - Joseph

2017-05-11 11:19

Japan coach Jamie Joseph insists the Brave Blossoms are World Cup small fry, despite a breakout performance two years ago.

Forget World Cup heroics - Joseph

2017-01-19 11:35

Japan coach Jamie Joseph wants to forget the country's astonishing 2015 RWC run as he looks to create his own blueprint for the future.

Japan calls up 17 new players

2016-10-28 18:03

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has selected a relatively inexperienced 32-man squad for their upcoming end-of-year internationals.

Joseph backs Fekitoa to shine for 'Landers

2016-07-29 14:41

Highlanders boss Jamie Joseph is backing centre Malakai Fekitoa to bring his A-game to Saturday's clash with the Lions in Johannesburg.

Highlanders shuffle pack for Lions duel

2016-03-10 12:28

Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has shuffled his forward pack for their Super Rugby clash against the Lions in Dunedin.

Japan in a pickle as they wait on coach

2016-02-01 18:32

Japan's plans for building on their remarkable World Cup success have been thrown into chaos.

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