GALLERY: Irish players make Sumo visit ahead of Japan matches
The team play two Tests against Japan this month10:10 Wednesday 14 June 2017, 10:10 14 Jun 2017
Ireland's rugby team are acclimatising to life in the Far East, by taking in some Japanese culture.
Ahead of this weekend's first Test match against Japan, members of the team and staff travelled to a local Sumo Stable as the team had a day off in Tokyo.
On Saturday, the team face Japan in Fukuroi, before the second Test a week later in Tokyo.
John Ryan and James Tracy. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
Andrew Conway with a Sumo Wrestler. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
Ireland players and management pose for a photo with Sumo Wrestlers. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
Ireland players make their way in the Sumo Stables. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
A view inside the Sumo Stables. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
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