The popularity of rugby in Japan has continued to grow ahead of their inclusion in the 2016 Super Rugby competition.
Waratahs players celebrate victory and hold the Super Rugby trophy during the Super Rugby Grand Final.
Adam Ashley-Cooper of the Waratahs heads for the try line to score during the Super Rugby Grand Final.
Kieran Read of the Crusaders breaks through a tackle during the Super Ruby Semi Final match.
Frans Steyn of the Cell C Sharks in action during the Super Rugby match between Cell C Sharks and Highlanders at Growthpoint Kings Park.
Christian Lealiifano of the Brumbies passes the ball during the Super Rugby Qualifying FInal match between the Brumbies and the Chiefs.
Lood de Jager of Cheetahs gets tackled during the Super Rugby match between Lions and Toyota Cheetahs.
Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg of the Bulls during the Super Rugby match between Vodacom Bulls and Melbourne Rebels.
Henry Speight of the Brumbies makes a line break during the round 19 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Force.