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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    Japan lock Uwe Helu is dismissing the relevance of his side's 41-7 pre-tournament loss to South Africa ahead of their World Cup quarter-final

    Japan lock Uwe Helu is dismissing the relevance of his side's 41-7 pre-tournament loss to South Africa ahead of their World Cup quarter-final


    Helu says there were some mitigating factors in that defeat.



    Japan beat the Springboks in the match known as the Brighton Miracle at the 2015 World Cup.

    NEWSTALK ZB AND RADIO SPORT'S COVERAGE OF RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019 WITH HARVEY NORMAN.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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