The Japan Rugby Union announced 39 candidates for the Japanese national team for a test match with Australia scheduled in Oita City in October, and contributed to the first best 8 advancement at the Rugby World Cup Japan Tournament. The big player is back.

Rugby's Japan national team, who made the first-ever World Cup finish in the Top 8 at the World Cup held for the first time in Japan, will face the powerful Australia in Oita City on October 23 as the first domestic test match in two years. is.



After that, he will travel to Europe and plan a test match with three teams from Ireland, Portugal and Scotland in November.

On the 21st, the Japan Rugby Union announced 39 candidates for the Japanese national team for these four games, and the scrum-half players who played an active part in the adult World Cup have returned.



In addition, Michael Leitch, who was the captain of the World Cup, Yu Tamura, who was a standoff player, and Kazuki Himeno, who played an active part in the New Zealand team of Super Rugby, the world's best league last season, were selected.



The Japan Rugby Union will decide the representative members after the training camp in Miyazaki Prefecture from September 29th, and announce it on October 15th.

Yuichiro Fujii, the national team director of the Japanese national team, said, "We give priority to victory, but the content is also very important. We will be working with the team in the Southern Hemisphere for the first time in a while, so we want to firmly determine where we are standing." I was talking.

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