Some neighbourhoods are feeling the buzz of the Rugby World Cup more than others. Photo: Baird Beer Tap room
Tim Noonan
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Rugby World Cup: looking for a rugby buzz in multifaceted and sprawling Tokyo

  • Despite four huge matches on the card this weekend including the Japanese team, the Rugby World Cup has to share the stage in the world’s largest city.

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Some neighbourhoods are feeling the buzz of the Rugby World Cup more than others. Photo: Baird Beer Tap room
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Japan fans celebrate the team’s win over Scotland at the Rugby World Cup. Photo: AP
Tim Noonan
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Rugby World Cup: typhoon be damned, fans root for the home team as Japan digs out from another natural disaster

  • Historical victory for hosts at RWC is tempered by the damage from Typhoon Hagibis less than 24 hours earlier

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Japan fans celebrate the team’s win over Scotland at the Rugby World Cup. Photo: AP
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