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Japan announce tour of the Philippines

The Japan Rugby League has announced that the Japanese Representative team, the Samurais, will tour the Philippines this November.

In what will be the only scheduled International for the Samurais in 2019, the Japanese Representative side will play a Philippines Representative team in Manila on Saturday, November 9.

The match will be the first international between a Philippines and Japanese representative teams in Rugby League, and is set to feature predominately local players from both competitions.

In preparations for the clash, the Japanese Rugby League will host training sessions for eligible players in late August at the Tokyo Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park, before hosting a Possibles vs Probables match in early September.

Interested players should contact the Japanese Rugby League at japaneserl.com

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