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Teikyo University became just the second collegiate side to beat a Top League team in the All-Japan Championship as it beat NEC Green Rockets 31-25 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground on Sunday.

Masayuki Iwade’s side — which won its sixth straight university title last month — adapted better to both the conditions and the officials to upset the professionals as it emulated the exploits of Waseda University, which beat Toyota Verblitz back in 2006.

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