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Japan still hungry for more after Samoa win

Japan's fullback Ayumu Goromaru kicks for a penalty and has amassed 45 points in the competition. Photo: World Rugby

Japan’s fullback Ayumu Goromaru kicks for a penalty and has amassed 45 points in the competition. Photo: World Rugby

Prolific points scorer Ayumu Goromaru believes the Brave Blossoms, who play the USA next Sunday in their final pool match, have more to offer

To date at Rugby World Cup 2015, Japan have doubled their wins from all previous tournaments combined, and look more than capable of producing a third victory when they finish the pool phase next weekend against USA.

The Brave Blossoms have become everyone’s second-favourite team, and no one will criticise them if they fail to attain their goal of reaching the quarter-finals.

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Japan victors over USA

Ayumu Goromaru booted 17 points for Japan. Photo: Getty Images

Ayumu Goromaru booted 17 points for Japan. Photo: Getty Images

Japan continue to dominate the emerging rugby nations after securing a 37-29 victory over the USA in the Pacific Nations Cup.

Full-back Ayumu Goromaru put in yet another impressive performance for the Brave Blossoms, kicking 17 points as Japan secured a bonus-point victory.

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