Brave Blossoms to take on England at Twickenham in 2022

The Japan Rugby Football Union is delighted to announce that the Japan National Team will play England at Twickenham on November 12, 2022.

The Brave Blossoms will return to Twickenham for the first time since November 2018, with the match holding extra significance as Japan and England will also face each other at Rugby World Cup 2023 in their Pool D match on September 17 at Stade de Nice, in Nice.

Brave Blossoms Head Coach Jamie Joseph commented:

“We’re delighted to be heading back to Twickenham, one of the world’s truly great rugby stadiums. Just like our last visit in 2018, the atmosphere is sure to be electric. England are always a formidable challenge and playing them in front of their home fans at Twickenham will be massive for us. It’s the type of pressure and experience we need as a team as we prepare for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France.”

Further information on this match and additional international fixtures will be published in due course.