Angry War of Words Erupt between the teams as Scotland threatens World Rugby with legal action

Tokyo – An angry war of words between Japan and Scotland has injected an element of needle into Sunday’s typhoon-threatened Rugby World Cup clash in Yokohama.   Furious at threats of a formal Scottish protest if the crunch Pool A clash is cancelled, Japan coach Jamie Joseph felt the hosts had been disrespected, fuming that talk of legal action “undermined the achievements” of his side.   His opposite number, Gregor Townsend, hit back by saying he “had a good laugh” at the former All Black’s comments, which were made with…

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