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Japan break HK defence for 38-0 Five Nations win

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Defending champions Japan overcame a gutsy defensive effort from Hong Kong in the Asian Five Nations on Saturday, eventually running away with a 38-0 win. 

Japan's Yuta Imamura (right) is tackled by Hong Kong's Niall Rowark during the Asian Five Nations rugby tournament in Hong Kong on April 27, 2013. Defending champions Japan overcame a gutsy defensive effort from Hong Kong, eventually running away with a 38-0 win.

Japan, who have never been beaten in the tournament, ran in six tries, but they were frustrated by a brave display from Hong Kong's part-time players who put in a massive 124 tackles compared to Japan's 39.

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