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From The42 Ruddock family 'hugely proud' with Rhys and Ciaran both at World Cup Brothers

Ruddock family 'hugely proud' with Rhys and Ciaran both at World Cup

Rhys is among Ireland’s back row options, while his older brother Ciaran is part of the S&C team.

From The42 Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session Balls

Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session

Warren Gatland’s side have had massive local support, but Ireland are staying under the radar.

From The42 Schmidt's semi-final dream will be 'step too far' for Ireland - Ward PREDICTION

Schmidt's semi-final dream will be 'step too far' for Ireland - Ward

The former international fears the team will suffer most in the line-out.

From TheJournal.ie A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup? Explainer

A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

From The42 Big in Japan: Ireland get warm welcome as Sexton hones in on Scotland Konnichiwa

Big in Japan: Ireland get warm welcome as Sexton hones in on Scotland

Joe Schmidt’s men were officially welcomed to the Rugby World Cup today.

From The42 Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport Typhoon Faxai

Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport

Typhoon Faxai pummelled the Japanese capital Tokyo with record winds and torrential rain.

From The42 Springboks prop expected to be fit for World Cup opener after injury scare RWC2019

Springboks prop expected to be fit for World Cup opener after injury scare

Trevor Nyakane was forced off against Japan on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Japan orders more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes after two die in heavy rain Flooding

Japan orders more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes after two die in heavy rain

Two men were killed in their cars during heavy flooding.

From The42 Ireland's pool opponents and World Cup hosts Japan win Pacific Nations Cup Upping The Ante

Ireland's pool opponents and World Cup hosts Japan win Pacific Nations Cup

The side are in Rugby World Cup Pool A alongside Joe Schmidt’s side for the upcoming tournament.

From The42 Ex-Manchester United midfielder Kagawa completes move to Spanish second tier Ola

Ex-Manchester United midfielder Kagawa completes move to Spanish second tier

Real Zaragoza will hope the 30-year-old can inspire a return to La Liga after six years in the Segunda.

From The42 McIlroy joins Tiger at Japan's first PGA Tour event Go East

McIlroy joins Tiger at Japan's first PGA Tour event

The four-time Major-winner will be part of the field at the Zozo Championship this October.

From The42 Pacific Nations Cup wins for Ireland's World Cup opponents Japan and Samoa Preparation

Pacific Nations Cup wins for Ireland's World Cup opponents Japan and Samoa

Both teams are in Rugby World Cup Pool A alongside Joe Schmidt’s side for the upcoming tournament in Japan.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft Dokdo Islets

South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft

Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace, a claim Moscow has denied.

From TheJournal.ie 24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio Kyoto

24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio

Dozens of other people have been injured in the fire at the studio in the city of Kyoto.

From The42 Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short One Last Chance

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short

Billy Dardis and his squad will have one last shot at Olympic qualification next year.

From The42 Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad Made The Cut

Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad

The former Shamrock Rovers netminder will join Pep’s side on their tour of Asia.

From TheJournal.ie Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87 J Pop

Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87

Between the years of 1974 and 2010, Kitagawa was responsible for 232 number one singles.

From TheJournal.ie Japan resumes commercial whaling despite extinction fears 30-year Ban

Japan resumes commercial whaling despite extinction fears

The move has drawn widespread criticism.

From TheJournal.ie Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please' G20

Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please'

Trump came face to face with Putin for the first time since extensive evidence was found of Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

From The42 'I’m excited about making history': Japanese winger Sasaki joins Cabinteely Sign Him Up This post contains videos

'I’m excited about making history': Japanese winger Sasaki joins Cabinteely

The 23-year-old moved to Ireland last year and has played club football in Germany and Paraguay before.

From TheJournal.ie Osaka closes red light district and drafts in quick-flushing toilets for arrival of G20 Playing Host

Osaka closes red light district and drafts in quick-flushing toilets for arrival of G20

The Japanese city prides itself as having a different outlook to much of the rest of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine Osaka

Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine

The soldier was arrested when the plane made a stopover in Spain.

From The42 Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals Late Late Show This post contains videos

Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals

Lieke Martens scored the crucial spot-kick to put the Netherlands into the last eight.

From TheJournal.ie A slug has been blamed for delaying thousands of train passengers in Japan Snail's Pace

A slug has been blamed for delaying thousands of train passengers in Japan

26 trains in the country were cancelled as a result of the slug on 30 May.

From The42 Luis Suarez rues mistakes as Japan secure point against Uruguay Regrets

Luis Suarez rues mistakes as Japan secure point against Uruguay

The forward reflected on his side’s entertaining draw against the Asian outfit as ‘bittersweet’ and wants to see the mistakes corrected.

From The42 'For six weeks I felt worse than I ever have before' - Sanchez relieved to find form for Chile Escape

'For six weeks I felt worse than I ever have before' - Sanchez relieved to find form for Chile

The Manchester United attacker bounced back to have a hand in two goals as his side strolled to victory over Japan in Sao Paulo.

From The42 Japan captain Leitch 'quietly confident' as he faces World Cup pool with Ireland Pool A

Japan captain Leitch 'quietly confident' as he faces World Cup pool with Ireland

‘Once we get out of (the pool) we’ve either got New Zealand or South Africa, and we’re not going to lay down for them either.’

From The42 Argentina earn first-ever World Cup point in 2019 tournament's first goalless draw Scenes This post contains videos

Argentina earn first-ever World Cup point in 2019 tournament's first goalless draw

They held 2011 winners and 2015 finalists Japan at the Parc des Princes, and recorded a huge result.

From TheJournal.ie White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit Old Rival

White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit

Trump denied any knowledge of a directive to cover up the ship’s name, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

From The42 Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris Hiccups

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris

Women’s top seed Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to reach the second round.

From The42 Uncapped Kleyn and Haley included in Ireland's World Cup training squad CONFIRMED

Uncapped Kleyn and Haley included in Ireland's World Cup training squad

Dave Kearney is among those called back into the national squad by Joe Schmidt.

From TheJournal.ie Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan Kawasaki

Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan

Over a dozen people were injured, and there was no immediate motive for the attack.

From The42 Japan on Sexton's mind with Schmidt set to name wider World Cup squad World Cup

Japan on Sexton's mind with Schmidt set to name wider World Cup squad

The Leinster out-half will move back into Ireland mode after leaving Leinster in a happy place.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests Donald Trump

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests

The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.

From The42 Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad Options

Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad

Gregor Townsend has omitted Richie Gray but he could still come into the mix.

From TheJournal.ie Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years Historic

Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years

His son Naruhito is now preparing to take the Chrysanthemum Throne.

From TheJournal.ie Japan court grants ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail at €4 million Bail

Japan court grants ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail at €4 million

Prosecutors quickly appealed the court’s decision, delaying his immediate release.

From TheJournal.ie 'Smallest' boy who was born the same weight as an apple set to leave Japanese hospital Japan

'Smallest' boy who was born the same weight as an apple set to leave Japanese hospital

Ryusuke Sekiya was just 258g when he was born last October.

From TheJournal.ie 116-year-old woman in Japan declared world's oldest person Guinness World Record

116-year-old woman in Japan declared world's oldest person

Kane Tanaka was born on 2 January 1903.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail at €7.8 million in Japan Nissan

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail at €7.8 million in Japan

Ghosn was arrested on 19 November over suspicions of financial misconduct.

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