Japan Rugby World Cup 2011 Betting

Japan are traditionally the strongest Rugby team in Asia and will once again head to the World Cup full of hope of achieving one or two upsets, they find themselves in a very tough group and will need to be at their very best to have any chance of claiming a win in New Zealand. The Japanese find themselves in Pool A alongside the likes of France, Tonga, Canada and the hosts New Zealand, they will specifically be targeting the game against Canada as the one they want to win while they are likely to struggle elsewhere.

Latest Japan Rugby World Cup 2011 Win Odds

Japan have struggle at past Rugby World Cups although they did pick up a famous win against Scotland at the 1989 World Cup, while they managed a hard fought draw with the Canadians at the at the 2007 tournament. The vast majority of the Japanese squad play their domestic Rugby on home soil which does mean that they struggle on the big stage such as the World Cup.

Japan are under pressure as a nation to improve as soon as possible with Japan hosting the 2019 world cup on their own soil, they will need to show that they are competitive and that process starts at the 2011 tournament in New Zealand. The bookmakers though are giving Japan next to no chance and that is reflected in the latest betting, Japan will want to prove them wrong though and will be hoping to make a big impression down under.

Japan Rugby World Cup 2011 Squad

As and when the Japanese World Cup squad is announced we will be placing it right here for punters to enjoy