All France Rugby Club

Created in 1987, The All France Rugby Club is the first born foreign Club in Tokyo !

All levels, all nationalities, the club is composed by a band of friends !

Games

All the year long !

Shuto league Sept-Jan . All France Cup Apr-Jun

+Friendly Games . Rugby 10’s Tournaments

Training

Thursday – 7pm ~ 9pm. Takadanobaba Station. Nishitoyama ground

History

The legend says that All France Rugby Club was founded just after the first ever Rugby World Cup, in July 1987 by 3 rugby-mad French guys and an Aussie sitting in a bar, looking for a way to get into playing some rugby in their new home in Japan.

It’s now more than 30 years the AFRC is present and integrated in Japanese championship

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The Players

From different countries, different levels, and different occupation (we have Bankers and Finance employees -honest ones-, Teachers, Students, Playboys, Military or government officials, Secret agents, Construction engineers, Social drinkers) our players are friends on and out the field before all !

The leitmotiv is simple : let’s have fun !

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The Play frequency

Having a training ground is a real advantage. It permits us to have regular trainings on Thursday where beginners can learn and experts teach and perfect their skills !

Regarding the games, the All France has its own cup and some international tours in addition to the regular Japanese Championship in order to be able to play all the year long !

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Do you want to build a macarons tower?

For those who may not know it, Erwan Bouat, our strong number 8, is also the head pastry chef at LADURÉE in Japan.

A month ago, he built a 5.3m high Tokyo Tower made of 8,000 macarons, which was exhibited in the Intercontinental ANA Hotel lobby (Tamakei Sanno). This masterpiece took them 30 hours of hard work, and 6 hours to mount the piece.

Dinner in Tokyo with Thierry JANEZECQ

 Mr. Thierry JANEZECQ, the coach of the Rugby 7s French National Team and former international player (from 1982 to 1990) had dinner with Bruno Leroy (President of the All France Rugby Club) and Romain PRECHEUR (director of the All France Rugby School) during his...

AFRC 21 – 31 MOCCOS The Show Must Go On

  The only goal the All France players had before the game was a clear win to ensure the team's participation in the playoffs. However, with a very poor start and 3 tries conceded in 17 minutes, it became almost impossible. This is not the first time. While the French...

AFRC 57 – 12 JACKS Smell like team spirit

  With a full team of 25 players, the AFRC won its second game in a row, and is now co-leading the pool with 3 victories so far. The score may be flattering, but the game against the Jacks was not easy. Our opponents put out a competitive team with strong forwards and...

First game for AFRC youths !

 Last Friday, on October 26th, the children of the All France Rugby School joined a team of French players from Le Lycée de Cambrai visiting Japan for a game against a mixed team of children from the Squires (the team of the Tokyo Crusaders rugby school) and the...