League One: Israel Folau will return to Rugby Union with Shining Arcs

After almost three years since his last game, Isarel Folau will return to Rugby Union this weekend, making his debut with Shining arcs on the League One from Japan.

The Australian fullback will be from the start with the 15 on Saturday against Kobelco Steelers, for the first day of the Japanese tournament. Following his controversial departure from Australia in 2019, Folau will return to Rugby Union activity.

In 2020 and 2021, the back, who played more than 70 test matches with the Wallabies, played in Rugby league with Catalans Dragons.

Shining Arcs: 15. Israel Folau, 14. Kai Ishii, 13. Shane Gates (c), 12. Tone Tukufuka, 11. Kazushi Hano, 10. Otere Black, 9. Atsushi Yumoto, 8. Liam Gill, 7. Shokei Kin, 6. James Moore, 5. Jimmy Tupou, 4. Shingo Nakajima, 3. Shotaro Hirai, 2. Miura Rin, 1. Anoku Shota.