Check out here the live updates from the Japan vs Springboks Rugby World Cup warm-up match which to be played at Kumagaya Stadium in Saitama on 6 September 2019.
Springbok who already named a strong starting XI which to be face Japan in their final Rugby world cup Warm up Match which to be played exactly two weeks before the main events begin.
Japan will play the opening Rugby World Cup match, as is traditional, they face Russia the day before the biggest Pool match of Rugby World Cup 2019 when the Springboks meet the All Blacks in Yokohama.
“I’ve faced a lot of questions about if I think it’s a risky game before the World Cup, but unless we play the best teams, we’ll never get a true measure of where we are.
“We’re elated that coach Erasmus has picked what I think is their strongest lineup. It shows respect and it gives our players something to look forward to.”
Rugby World Cup warm-up teams – Japan vs Springboks
15 William Tupou, 14 Kotaro Matsushima, 13 Timothy Lafaele, 12 Ryoto Nakamura, 11 Kenki Fukuoka, 10 Yu Tamura, 9 Kaito Shigeno, 8 Amanaki Mafi, 7 Pieter Labuschagne, 6 Michael Leitch (c), 5 Uwe Helu, 4 Luke Thompson, 3 Koo Ji-won, 2 Atsushi Sakate, 1 Keita Inagaki.
Subs: 16 Takuya Kitade, 17 Isileli Nakajima, 18 Asaeli Ai Valu, 19 James Moore, 20 Yoshitaka Tokunaga, 21 Yutaka Nagare, 22 Rikiya Matsuda, 23 Ataata Moeakiola.
15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cheslin Kolbe, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Handré Pollard, 9 Faf de Klerk; 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Siya Kolisi, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Steven Kitshoff.
Replacements: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Tendai Mtawarira, 18 Trevor Nyakane, 19 RG Snyman, 20 Francois Louw, 21 Herschel Jantjies, 22 Frans Steyn, 23 Jesse Kriel.
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