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Moore backs new Wallabies mix for England

Stephen Moore.

Wallabies captain Stephen Moore has thrown his support behind Australia's mix of experience and untested talent as coach Michael Cheika challenges international rookies to step up against England in June.

Joseph confirmed as Japan coach

New challenge: Jamie Joseph.

Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has been confirmed to take over the Japan job after making what he describes as the hardest call of his coaching career.

Lapasset wants Japan in Rugby Championship

World Rugby chairman Bernard Lapasset presents a rugby ball to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a meeting in ...

World Rugby chairman Bernard Lapasset has voiced his backing for Japan's inclusion in the Southern Hemisphere Rugby Championship competition alongside New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina.

Eddie Jones open to coaching England

Poised: Eddie Jones is firming as the next England coach.

Former Wallabies mentor and now Japan coach Eddie Jones says he would listen to England officials if they sack Lancaster and express interest in his services.

Store shuts as Japan fans empty shelves

Unforgettable moment: Japan fans celebrate their famous win against the Springboks.

The Rugby World Cup's official merchandise store on London's Oxford Street was forced to pull down its shutters early on Sunday, after it was besieged by Japanese fans.