Japan wing Kotaro Matsushima (centre) in action against Ireland in the pool A match at the Rugby World Cup in Shizuoka. Photo: AFP
Tim Noonan
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In the scrum by Tim Noonan

Kotaro Matsushima and his electric play is leading Japan forward both on and off the pitch

  • Japan’s star winger is far from a social activist, even though his feats inspire the plight of the ethnically mixed in the country

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Japan wing Kotaro Matsushima (centre) in action against Ireland in the pool A match at the Rugby World Cup in Shizuoka. Photo: AFP
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