Brave Blossoms captain Michael Leitch reflects on historic World Cup

Apr 13, 2020

Japan skipper Michael Leitch says the team's fairytale run to last year's Rugby World Cup quarterfinals has lessons far beyond the game that the whole nation would do well to embrace.

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"One thing we did well as a team was base our team in Japan and brought different ways of thinking and cultures … into the team," Leitch said in an interview last month.

"This made it the team we had.

"There are a lot of things that Japanese society can take out from what we accomplished at the World Cup."

Japan Times