Japan XV handed lesson by invitation side

Follow @RedefinedRugby  Japan coach Jamie Joseph was left with plenty to think about Saturday as his Japan XV were beaten 47-27 by Robbie Deans’ World XV at Level 5 Stadium. A week before they take on Australia — runners-up at the last Rugby World Cup and victors over world No. 1 New Zealand last weekend…

Four new All Blacks selected

Follow @RedefinedRugby All Blacks squad named for Vista 2017 All Blacks Northern Tour Four new All Blacks selected The All Blacks selectors, Steve Hansen, Ian Foster and Grant Fox, have selected their squad for the Vista 2017 All Blacks Northern Tour to the UK and Europe for Tests against France, Scotland and Wales and matches…