Rugby World Cup , Pool 2 - Belfast, 14 October 1991, 15:00 local, 14:00 GMT
Japan (16) 52 - 8 (4) Zimbabwe (FT)

Teams

Japan Zimbabwe
Tries Horikoshi, Kutsuki 2, Lauaiufi, Masuho 2, Matsuo, Yoshida 2 Tries Nguruve, Tsimba
Cons Hosokawa 5 Cons none
Pens Hosokawa 2 Pens none

Notes

 
Result Japan won by a margin of 44 points
Rugby World Cup points Japan 3, Zimbabwe 1
 
Ground name Ravenhill, Belfast (neutral venue)
Attendance 9000
 
Referee R Hourquet (France)
 
Japan Test debuts none
Zimbabwe Test debuts GM Snyder
 
Points scoring rules try 4, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3