Joseph out of All Blacks running, extends Japan stay

2019-11-18 07:56

Jamie Joseph will stay on as head coach of Japan through the next Rugby World Cup in 2023, a decision that rules him out of the vacant All Blacks coaching role.

Japan to ask Joseph to stay on as coach

2019-10-24 10:18

Japan's Rugby Football Union will seek to keep Jamie Joseph as coach after he took the Brave Blossoms to a historic Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

Hammer time: Japan using new tools in RWC bid

2019-10-18 13:17

Japan have some very unusual training methods - but none more bizarre than smacking their coach on the head with a plastic hammer.

Japan using brain teasers to prepare for Bok clash

2019-10-16 14:21

World Cup hosts Japan are using daily brain teasers to get their neurons firing as they plot their quarter-final clash against the Springboks.

Typhoon victims inspired RWC history-makers - Joseph

2019-10-14 06:44

Japan coach Jamie Joseph said that his players were driven to make Rugby World Cup history after waking to the devastation caused by the typhoon.

Scottish legal talk 'undermines' Japan's RWC run, fumes Joseph

2019-10-11 11:24

Japan coach Jamie Joseph blasted reports of a formal Scottish protest if this weekend's Rugby World Cup clash is called off.

Japan's shock win no surprise for coach Joseph

2019-09-28 14:24

Japan coach Jamie Joseph insists their 19-12 Rugby World Cup win over Ireland had not come as a surprise.

Fearless Japan relish rematch against vengeful Boks

2019-09-04 07:53

Coach Jamie Joseph insists Japan will have no fear after naming a strong side to face revenge-seeking South Africa in the Rugby World Cup hosts' final warm-up.

Japan coach Joseph praying for good weather at Twickenham

2018-11-13 08:03

Japan coach Jamie Joseph laughed off advice from predecessor Eddie Jones that Japan should seek divine intervention for their test against England this weekend.

Tony Brown named Sunwolves head coach

2018-09-28 06:30

Ex-All Black Tony Brown has been named as the new coach of Japan's Sunwolves, replacing national boss Jamie Joseph.


Joseph among 26 invited to apply for All Blacks coach role

2019-11-06 06:34

New Zealand Rugby bosses have ruled out a foreign coach for the All Blacks, revealing they have asked 26 New Zealanders to apply to replace Steve Hansen.

Japan rugby in good place despite World Cup exit - Joseph

2019-10-20 16:38

Japan coach Jamie Joseph insisted rugby in the country was in a "good place" despite his team's 26-3 defeat by South Africa that saw them exit the World Cup.

Japan forced to make 1 change for Springbok QF

2019-10-18 06:49

Japan coach Jamie Joseph made one injury-enforced change to his starting XV for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final against South Africa.

How 'unique' style took Japan to RWC quarter-finals

2019-10-14 12:36

Japan weren't expected to reach the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, but they have surprised the sport by unleashing a "unique" style.

Angry war of words fuels Japan v Scotland RWC clash

2019-10-12 08:52

An angry war of words between Japan and Scotland has injected an element of needle into their typhoon-threatened Rugby World Cup clash.

Joseph urges Japan to grasp 'awesome opportunity'

2019-10-06 06:47

Japan coach Jamie Joseph toasted the "never-say-die" attitude of his players after they thrashed Samoa to move to the brink of the quarter-finals.

Hot stuff! Japan look to roast World Cup rivals

2019-09-05 06:52

Japan coach Jamie Joseph admits his side can no longer fly under the radar, but has warned that his super-fit players will run teams ragged at the Rugby World Cup.

Super-fit Japan aim high at Rugby World Cup

2019-08-29 14:30

Japan coach Jamie Joseph promised the hosts would "give 150 percent" to hit their target of reaching the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.

Japan has no need of 'divine intervention' after Jones jibe

2018-11-12 18:57

Japan coach Jamie Joseph has insisted his side have no plans to follow Eddie Jones advice to "go to the temple and pray" ahead of their match.

Japan coach Joseph quits Sunwolves to focus on RWC

2018-09-20 07:37

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph is set to relinquish control of Super Rugby's Sunwolves to concentrate on the host team's run-in to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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