UQ return from Japan RWC tour with plenty of tales and a historic University partnership

By Finn Morton; Photo - Courtesy of UQ Rugby The Wallabies weren’t the only Australian rugby team battling the Japanese humidity throughout the 2019 Rugby World Cup with the University of Queensland Rugby Football Club sending a squad of over fifty players and staff to the Land of the Rising Sun. In their third consecutive tour of a host nation during a World Cup, the Students sent two men's teams and a women’s side to take on the Hokkaido Barbarians in Sapporo, as well as Keio University and Toyo University in Tokyo. A few weeks after their final game on tour, UQ officially announced an exchange partnership with their third opponents in Japan, Toyo University. The agreement will see UQ and its Japanese counterpart share resources, but also see players from both nations given an option to experience a different culture while continuing to play rugby. This is UQ's second partnership with an overseas University after reaching an agreement with Loughborough University duri
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