A leap into the great wide open at Asia’s first World Cup

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2019 - Pool A - Japan v Russia - Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - September 20, 2019 Japan's fans before the match REUTERS/Issei Kato

TOKYO (Reuters) – The leaders of the game have lined up all week proclaiming the ninth Rugby World Cup as “historic” and for once the hyperbole was not misplaced as the sport prepared to take a bold leap out of its comfort zone. Invented at an English school 196 years ago by a rebellious teenager […]

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