Japan get crucial win over Samoa

Japan's full-back Ayumu Goromaru kicking a penalty during their Pool B tie against Samoa at the Rugby World Cup in Milton Keynes, north of London yesterday. He scored 16 points to add to two tries as Japan won 26-5 to earn their second win and keep a
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Japan's full-back Ayumu Goromaru kicking a penalty during their Pool B tie against Samoa at the Rugby World Cup in Milton Keynes, north of London yesterday. He scored 16 points to add to two tries as Japan won 26-5 to earn their second win and keep alive their hopes of advancing to the World Cup quarter-finals.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 04, 2015, with the headline 'Japan get crucial win over Samoa'. Print Edition | Subscribe