Japan's Isileli Nakajima (left), celebrates with Yu Tamura after qualifying for the knockout stages. Can they make it to the semi-final? Photo: AP

Rugby World Cup quarter-finals: who are favourites to advance and can Japan beat South Africa?

  • The tournament enters the knockout stages, and there is sure to be at least one upset
  • Every rugby fan in the world – except South Africans – are hoping Japan can continue to ride the wave of home support and form
Topic |   Rugby World Cup 2019

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Japan's Isileli Nakajima (left), celebrates with Yu Tamura after qualifying for the knockout stages. Can they make it to the semi-final? Photo: AP
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Scotland players look dejected after being defeated by Japan in the Rugby World Cup. Photo: Kyodo

Rugby World Cup: Scotland face probe over ‘disappointing’ Typhoon Hagibis comments

  • Tournament director Alan Gilpin announces Scotland’s comments will be referred to World Rugby
  • Almost 70 people have died in the natural disaster
Topic |   Rugby World Cup 2019

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Scotland players look dejected after being defeated by Japan in the Rugby World Cup. Photo: Kyodo
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