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#Fukuoka

# fukuoka - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Japan executes Chinese man convicted of 2003 murder - the first foreigner executed in 10 years

Wei Wei was executed in a detention centre in Fukuoka.

# fukuoka - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Sexton and Hammond recall visit to Japan as 16-year-olds Fond Memories

Ireland's Sexton and Hammond recall visit to Japan as 16-year-olds

St Mary’s College visited Japan in 2002 for a schools rugby competition.

# fukuoka - Sunday 13 October, 2019

From The42 Brave Blossoms' attacking style thrills the World Cup on home soil Joy To Watch

Brave Blossoms' attacking style thrills the World Cup on home soil

Jamie Joseph’s men have been the story of this tournament and delivered on a special night in Yokohama.

# fukuoka - Saturday 12 October, 2019

From The42 Aki red the only blot as Ireland secure World Cup quarter-final with big win over Samoa Dominant

Aki red the only blot as Ireland secure World Cup quarter-final with big win over Samoa

Joe Schmidt’s men were back somewhere close to their best in a seven-try victory in Fukuoka.

From The42 Ireland out to clinch World Cup quarter-final with bonus-point win over Samoans Preview

Ireland out to clinch World Cup quarter-final with bonus-point win over Samoans

Joe Schmidt’s side can save themselves a nervous Sunday by winning with four tries in Fukuoka today.

# fukuoka - Friday 11 October, 2019

From The42 Ireland get World Rugby assurances that pitch in Fukuoka is safe to play on Surface

Ireland get World Rugby assurances that pitch in Fukuoka is safe to play on

Joe Schmidt was visibly disappointed with the surface at Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium.

# fukuoka - Thursday 10 October, 2019

From The42 'We've got nothing to lose' - Samoa promise expansive approach against Ireland Pumped Up

'We've got nothing to lose' - Samoa promise expansive approach against Ireland

Key man Tim Nanai Williams has been passed fit to start as the Samoans make two changes.

# fukuoka - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

From The42 Carbery keen to put ankle frustration behind him against Samoa Joey

Carbery keen to put ankle frustration behind him against Samoa

The 23-year-old has only played 20 minutes for Ireland so far at this World Cup.

From The42 Samoa hope to get in Aki's face as they go 'all guns blazing' against Ireland Pride

Samoa hope to get in Aki's face as they go 'all guns blazing' against Ireland

The Samoans are keen to follow in Japan’s footsteps with a shock win.

# fukuoka - Monday 7 October, 2019

From The42 Ireland to go 'fully in' with XV selection as Samoa clash sure to go ahead Typhoon

Ireland to go 'fully in' with XV selection as Samoa clash sure to go ahead

World Rugby is intent on the fixture taking place this weekend.

From The42 Henshaw hungry for Ireland return after coming through 'sleepless nights' Worth The Wait

Henshaw hungry for Ireland return after coming through 'sleepless nights'

The 26-year-old hasn’t featured at the World Cup yet.

# fukuoka - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Japanese workers praised as street swallowed by sinkhole reopens after just a week

Miraculously, no one was hurt in the accident in Fukuoka.

# fukuoka - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Japanese city street swallowed by giant sinkhole

Police cordoned off the area and evacuated nearby buildings but no injuries have been reported.