Kamaishi in Recovery: Rugby restores hope after the 2011 tsunami

The city of Kamaishi, in North-eastern Japan, has a brand new 16,187 seat rugby stadium. While this might seem unremarkable, the Recovery Memorial Stadium has a significant symbolic value to the people of Kamaishi, perhaps none more so than 61-year-old resident Jiro Ishiyama. Back in the 1980s, Ishiyama represented the Nippon Steel rugby side based […]