- The Fuwaku Rugby Club, which stages full-contact rugby matches for players over 40 years old, was the first club of its kind in Japan.
- Players as old as 90 still play competitively for the Tokyo side.
- “Since I joined Fuwaku Club, I have broken ribs many times and broke my collarbone too.” 86-year-old Ryuichi Nagayama told Reuters, adding: “I don’t mind dying playing rugby.”
- The Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan later this month, when the host nation face Russia at the Tokyo Stadium on September 20.
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