'Winning World Cup is the target'

Sep 12, 2019

Japan captain Michael Leitch is a man who welcomes pressure and believes he performs best under it, which is a good thing considering the weight of expectation on his considerable shoulders going into a World Cup on home soil.

Leitch, who moved to Japan from New Zealand aged 15, has been the Brave Blossoms captain since 2014 and is clearly the main man in Jamie Joseph's squad, setting the tone on and off the field.


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