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Kiwi connection looms large as Japan face red-hot Wallabies

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9 of Japan's starting 15 are rugby "mercenaries". Players who came to Japan to play for money. No other connection to Japan, no parental connections, just business.

I know many other teams have players like this but 9 of 15? Just call them the "Red and white stripes."

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Apparently after the World Cup, Rugby became the number one sport in Japan for young people.I think the national coach should give Japanese players a chance to play so that will help improve their skill.

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I agree Mr Kipling.

It's a disgrace. Where are our home grown talents??

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It's more like Australia/NZ/Fiji/Samoa/Tonga/South Africa/Japan vs Australia/NZ/Fiji/Samoa/Tonga!!

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