June 15,2014(ISN) – Japan’s impressive winning run continues after recording a 37-29 victory against USA Eagles in the IRB Pacific Nations Cup in California on Saturday.
The Rugby World Cup 2019 hosts eased to an impressive victory despite a Blaine Scully hat-trick for the home team.
The victory follows wins over Canada and Samoa recorded since the Brave Blossoms secured Rugby World Cup 2015 qualification by winning the Asian 5 Nations.
Meanwhile, Fiji opened their IRB Pacific Nations Cup account with a 45-17 win over Tonga in Lautoka.
The Flying Fijians outscored their Island neighbours six tries to two to secure an impressive bonus point win and will await Samoa next week with confidence.
On a Super Saturday of tours and tests, the IRB Tbilisi Cup exploded into action with hosts Georgia recording a 23-13 victory over Spain.
In the second match, Argentina Jaguars recorded a 45-20 win against Emerging Italy thanks to a rampaging second half performance.
The weekend’s action kicked off with the IRB Nations Cup on Friday afternoon where a dramatic thunderstorm spared Russia’s blushes.
Emerging Ireland were leading 66-0 in the opening match before a massive thunderstorm caused the match to be abandoned after 45 minutes.
Meanwhile Florin Vlaicu kicked 19 points as Romania got their IRB Nations Cup title defence off to a winning start with a 34-16 victory over Uruguay.