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The World XV run out convincing winners against Japan in Tokyo

first_imgWednesday Aug 19, 2015 The World XV run out convincing winners against Japan in Tokyo A World XV beat Japan 45-20 in an entertaining Rugby World Cup warmup game in Tokyo on Saturday. The match gave Japan a chance to have a good run out before the tournament, and allowed some World XV players to impress their own country’s selectors.The visitors to the Prince Chichubu Memorial Ground were led by South Africa’s Bakkies Botha and featured a whole host of Wallabies and Kiwi fringe players.At halftime the match was poised to be a tight affair with the World XV leading just 19-7, but in the second half the strong outfit kicked into gear and scored some well taken tries, with huge winger Taqele Naiyaravoro scoring three tries, and All Black Andy Ellis scoring two. Japan coach Eddie Jones remained upbeat despite the loss, their fourth in a row.“In terms of our World Cup preparation, it’s excellent.  We had a problem at the PNC in terms of our discipline in defense, and that was evident again today. At the PNC we had a problem with the breakdown.“So they are the two main areas we need to fix. Can we fix them in the next four weeks? I’m positive we can. So the result is disappointing, but in terms of the World Cup preparation, we are still moving along well,” Jones said.Uncapped Fiji-born Naiyaravoro, who is still looking for a World Cup spot with the Wallabies, said that hoped his hat-trick performance will have been noted by the likes of Michael Cheika.“My goal now is to try to make the World Cup squad. There was a bit of an opportunity tonight. We’ll just have to see what happens from here.”Japan will face Uruguay in Fukuoka on August 22nd and again in Tokyo the following Saturday, before taking on Georgia in Gloucester, England, on September 5th.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more