Finn Russell ‘More than just a game for us’: Victorious Japan dedicate stunning Rugby World Cup win to victims of Typhoon Hagibis (VIDEO)

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The captain of the Japanese rugby team dedicated his side’s 28-21 win over Scotland to those suffering from the impact of the devastating Typhoon Hagibis, the strongest storm to make landfall in the country in more than 50 years.

After a ferocious start to the game in which Scotland took an early lead with a try from talisman Finn Russell, the Japanese turned up the intensity and roared back much to the delight of the more than 70,000 fans packed into the Yokohama Stadium on what was the biggest game in the history of Japanese rugby.

And despite the gravity of the situation, the Japanese didn’t let the occasion get the best of them. Their brand of open, attacking play was spectacular to watch as they used quick passing and intelligent running lines to imprint pockmarks in the Scottish defensive lines.

Despite some spirited resistance in the second half from Gregor Townsend’s wounded team, the tries from Matsushima, Inagaki and two from Fukuoka were enough to ensure a seven-point win which places Japan into the knockout stages of a World Cup

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