On a thrilling final day that had everything, Japan secured promotion back to the World Rugby U20 Championship thanks to a last-gasp victory over Portugal in the final of the U20 Trophy in Brazil.
Japan will be competing among the elite of international age-group rugby once again in 2020 after digging
It’s make or break from the opening day of the 2019 World Rugby u20 Trophy. A loss of any kind will all but end hopes of reaching the final before the tournament has hardly begun. Four matches on each day leaves plenty of dramatic rugby to be enjoyed by viewers
Eight teams to compete over four match days in São José dos Campos
Japan aiming to bounce back following relegation from U20 Championship
Hosts Brazil at all-time high in senior men’s World Rugby Rankings
More than 16 million rugby fans in Brazil according to Nielsen research
The pools and