Alun Wyn Jones Host country bitten by oval ball bug as England and Wales get warmest of welcomes

Alun Wyn Jones Host country bitten by oval ball bug as England and Wales get warmest of welcomes

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Alun Wyn Jones World Cup fever hits Japan! Host country bitten by oval ball bug as England and Wales are given a stirring welcome

  • Wales were stunned by an incredible reception they received in Kitakyshu
  • 15,000 Japanese fans came to watch them train and then broke into song
  • England were treated to a thunderous performance by local drummers

By Will Kelleher and Chris Foy for the Daily Mail

Published:17:30 EDT, 16 September 2019|Updated:17:48 EDT, 16 September 2019

Japan has been hit by World Cup mania – but it is not reserved for the host nation’s team.

Wales were stunned by an incredible reception they received in Kitakyushu, where 15,000 Japanese fans came to watch them train and then broke into song.

And England were treated to a thunderous performance by local drummers at their team welcome ceremony on Monday.

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In Kitakyushu, on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, there was a queue a mile long outside the Mikuni Stadium as fans tried to watch Wales in an opening training session. The event had to be pushed back an hour.

Then, as the Welsh team warmed up, the crowd, mostly clad in red Wales shirts, burst into a rendition of Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau – the Welsh national anthem

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