Scotland leave it late to beat Japan 21-16 and seal a 2-0 series win in Tokyo.
Result: Scotland seal late win to complete 2-0 series win over JapanScotland leave it late to beat Japan 21-16 and seal a 2-0 series win in Tokyo.
Jun 25, 13:19
Result: Scotland overcome Japan in TokyoScotland come from behind to record a 26-13 victory over Japan in Saturday's friendly in Tokyo.
Jun 18, 13:25
Robbie Deans not interested in becoming Japan coachRobbie Deans reveals that does not want to be the new head coach of Japan.
Dec 5, 12:51
Craig Wing praises "unreal" Japan supportersJapan's Craig Wing heaps praise on his side's "loyal fans" for backing them throughout their memorable Rugby World Cup campaign, which ultimately ended in disappointment.
Oct 12, 00:13
Interview: Japan assistant coach Steve BorthwickSports Mole speaks to Japan coach Steve Borthwick following his side's 28-18 victory over USA in Gloucester.
Oct 11, 23:32
Result: Japan bow out of Rugby World Cup with convincing win over USAJapan end their Rugby World Cup adventure with a 28-18 victory over USA at the Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester.
Oct 11, 21:42
Half-Time Report: Japan take nine-point lead into interval against USAJapan lead USA 17-8 at half time in the Rugby World Cup's final pool-phase fixture at the Kingsholm Stadium.
Oct 11, 20:44
Live Commentary: USA 18-28 Japan - as it happenedTake a look back at the final game of the pool stage with Sports Mole's text coverage of Japan's World Cup triumph over USA.
Oct 11, 19:28
Eddie Jones hails Japan performance at Rugby World CupEddie Jones claims that it would be "a fantastic achievement" if Japan were to reach the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 14:45
Alesana Tuilagi's five-week ban criticised by former internationalsFormer players criticise World Rugby over the five-week ban given to Samoa's Alesana Tuilagi.
Oct 7, 14:13
Samoa wing Alesana Tuilagi suspended for five weeksSamoa wing Alesana Tuilagi is handed a five-week suspension for foul play during his side's defeat to Japan.
Oct 7, 01:40
Result: Ayumu Goromaru inspires Japan to resounding victory over SamoaAyumu Goromaru shines as Japan thrash Samoa 26-5 in the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 3, 16:28
Live Commentary: Japan 26-5 Samoa - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of Japan's 26-5 win over Samoa at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 3, 14:00
Japan forwards coach Steve Borthwick: 'Samoa match is huge'Japan forwards coach Steve Borthwick tells Sports Mole that the upcoming Rugby World Cup showdown between his side and Samoa is a "huge" match in Pool B.
Sep 23, 22:53
Steve Borthwick "annoyed" by Japan mistakesJapan forwards coach Steve Borthwick bemoans his side's errors in the second half of the Rugby World Cup defeat at the hands of Scotland.
Sep 23, 21:44
Japan head coach Eddie Jones talks up importance of Samoa clashJapan head coach Eddie Jones tells Sports Mole that their Pool B meeting with Samoa is an all-or-nothing match when it comes to their quarter-final hopes.
Sep 23, 18:54
Japan head coach Eddie Jones: 'No excuses for Scotland defeat'Japan head coach Eddie Jones tells Sports Mole that Scotland were simply "too good" for his side in the second half of their 45-10 defeat at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 23, 18:44
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter pleased to pass "great test"Scotland head coach Vern Cotter tells Sports Mole that he is pleased to have safely negotiated South Africa's conquerors Japan at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 23, 18:25
Result: Five-star Scotland claim bonus point in victory over JapanScotland score five tries in the second half to ease to a 45-10 bonus-point victory over South Africa conquerors Japan at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 23, 16:22
Half-Time Report: Greig Laidlaw kicks Scotland ahead against JapanScotland skipper Greig Laidlaw kicks four penalties in the first half to hand his side a 12-7 lead over Japan in their Rugby World Cup Pool B clash.
Sep 23, 15:17