Japan players celebrate after defeating Ireland 19-12 in their pool A match at the Rugby World Cup at Shizuoka Stadium. Photo: AP
Josh Ball
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Josh Ball

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan upset Ireland in stunning fashion – now we’ve got a tournament

  • The Brave Blossoms do the unthinkable in Shizuoka Stadium as they earn a richly deserved victory in front of their home fans
  • Japan have a good chance of making the knockout stages with Samoa their next opponents while Ireland will try to pick themselves up

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Japan players celebrate after defeating Ireland 19-12 in their pool A match at the Rugby World Cup at Shizuoka Stadium. Photo: AP
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