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Japan rugby team training on College Green

By bristol247, Thursday Sep 10, 2015

Former England captain Steve Borthwick led Japan’s forwards in a training session on College Green on Thursday morning.

Japan are preparing for the Rugby World Cup which starts next week. Their first game will be against South Africa, twice winners of the Webb Ellis trophy.

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Known as the Cherry Blossoms, Japan will host the next Rugby World Cup in 2019.

After this World Cup, Borthwick will return to the city as Bristol’s forwards coach.

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