Members of the WRU Board were invited to attend a training session where sumo wrestlers were being put through their paces and as WRU President Dennis Gethin reveals, the Tokyo visit will live long in the memory.
Wales U20 reach the semi-finals of the Junior World Championships for the second year running in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. He hear from coach Danny Wilson and captain Ellis Jenkins. We also hear from coach Robin McBryde and WRU group chief executive Roger Lewis on the Wales tour to Japan. Pontypridd points machine Dai Flanagan talks about being the highest scorer in the Principality Premiership, Lyn Jones on his new role at the Dragons and Blues chief executive Richard Holland on the new artificial pitch at the Arms Park.
Reaction from Australia, Japan and France in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from Lions captain Sam Warburton in Australia, while from Japan we get the thoughts of Andrew Coombs, Shaun Edwards, Rhys Gill and James King. We speak to coach Danny Wilson, debutant Owen Jenkins and captain Ellis Jenkins at the Junior World Championships where Welsh referee Ian Davies is also getting his first taste of international action.
Wales Under 20 coach Danny Wilson, captain Ellis Jenkins and winger Owen Jenkins give their post match reaction after recording a comfortable win over Samoa in the opening game of the Junior World Championship in France.
Welsh Schools Under 16 head coach Simon Davies has taken a squad of 46 players to Wellington College to play five games over the next nine days including two capped Tests - against France on Tuesday and England next Saturday.