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Boks brace for the unknown against blazing Blossoms


Boks brace for the unknown against blazing Blossoms

Forget their pre-World Cup win over Japan, in a quarterfinal clash Rassie’s men will meet a very different beast

Sports reporter

A record 150,000 people attended fan parks across Japan on Saturday night, which may have something to do with the fact that the Japan team is stirring a nation.

The host nation has been whipped into a frenzy, certainly in the major metropolitan areas we’ve visited.

In sleepy Omaezaki, where the Boks dropped anchor for a week, you’d get the occasional inquiry about whether you are in town for the Rugby World Cup...

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