South Africa brought Japan's glorious run at the Rugby World Cup to an end with a 26-3 win at the quarter-final stage.
A second series of rugby introduction days have been planned by the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) to capitalise on the excitement created from hosting the World Cup.
Japan's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against South Africa tomorrow is set to smash broadcasting records, thanks to a nation's obsession with the Brave Blossoms.
England will meet a frighteningly good New Zealand in the first semi-final of the Rugby World Cup in Japan next Saturday (October 26).
Kenya qualified for their second consecutive Olympic Games, despite being beaten in the final of the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens in Monastir today.
Scotland were sent crashing out of the 2019 Rugby World Cup as hosts Japan won a thrilling Pool A clash to book their place in the quarter-finals in Yokohama.
Members of the Canadian rugby team helped the rescue efforts in Kamaishi after their final Rugby World Cup pool match against Namibia was postponed amid safety concerns in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis passing over Japan.
Kenya will go into the second day of the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens in Monastir in Tunisia confident of qualifying for the Olympics for the second consecutive Games after winning all their opening matches without conceding a point.
Ireland finally clicked into gear at the Rugby World Cup, battering Samoa 47-5 in Pool A at Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, despite having centre Bundee Aki sent off.
They may be considered a tier-two nation in rugby terms, but United States coach Gary Gold believes his country is more than ready to host the 2027 World Cup.
While Typhoon Hagibis is stressing out Rugby World Cup organisers, a spread-betting firm could also be counting a heavy cost.
Australia progressed to the Japan Rugby World Cup quarter-finals in turgid fashion, overcoming minnows Georgia in Pool D at Shizuoka Stadium 27-8.
Leigh Dearden has become the latest rugby union player suspended from all sport by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation.
Kenya's women's rugby sevens team has been given an Olympic boost ahead of this weekend's Rugby Africa Women's Sevens tournament, with South Africa confirming they will not send a team to Tokyo 2020.
World Rugby has cancelled two Rugby World Cup fixtures this weekend, as Japan prepares to be hit by a violent typhoon.