Last test match for the Rugby World Cup announced South African member September 4th 15:22
Rugby Japan National Team announced 23 members who will be in the game against South Africa, the final test match before the World Cup opening in Japan on 20th of this month, and captain Michael Reach and Commander Yu Tamura will be selected , Shota Horie was out of injury.
Japan, which is ranked 10th in the world ranking, will play against South Africa, which is ranked 5th in the world as the last test match before the World Cup on the 6th.
On the 4th, after a private practice in Tokyo for about 2 hours, Jamie Joseph Head Coach announced 23 members who will be playing against South Africa.
Captain Reach and Commander Tamura were selected for the starters, while Sakate Satoshi was appointed as the hooker in place of injury Horie.
South Africa has a large physique and is good at scrum and other set plays. Therefore, a 1 meter 93 cm Hellwe player was appointed for the rock.
Moto Umino was chosen for the highly competitive scrum half.
The youngest member of the team, 23-year-old Atata Moea Kiora, is on record.
In South Africa, Captain Shea Korishi, the world's best Hooker Malcolm Marks, and 25-year-old Hundred Pollard Commander are all the starting members and can be challenged with a strong lineup.
A test match between Japan and South Africa will be held at Kumagaya Rugby Field in Saitama from 7:15 pm on the 6th, and NHK will be broadcast on BS1.
Joseph HC "Show power to the best members of the power"
"I think it will be a great step up for the World Cup and it will be the final chapter of preparation. South Africa is the world's largest and tallest opponent and I think it will be a pretty physical challenge. I think I must win I don't have to do their own performance, but I think that a solid performance will eventually bring a win.South Africa has also made the best members and respects Japan, so the players are also strong I look forward to showing power to the best members. "