Fans await the start of the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup pool A match between Japan and Scotland. Photo: AFP
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Rugby World Cup: successful outing in Japan shows there’s no need to expand the tournament just yet

  • Japan’s runaway success has played its role in lifting the tournament’s profile
  • Organisers have had to contend with a natural disaster midway through the tournament
Fans await the start of the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup pool A match between Japan and Scotland. Photo: AFP
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