• Kyodo


Top League champions Suntory Sungoliath sent Japan-bound coach Eddie Jones off on a winning note with a 21-9 victory over Panasonic Wild Knights in the national championship final on Sunday.

In a rematch of the Feb. 26 Top League playoff final that Suntory won 47-28, Sungoliath, who were up 14-3 at the break, again got the better of Panasonic thanks to tries by Tusi Pisi and World Cup wing Hirotoki Onozawa and center Koji Taira.

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