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Teikyo University and Tokai University will contest the 53rd collegiate rugby championship final following two contrasting semifinals at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground on Monday.

Teikyo, aiming for its eighth straight title, was made to work hard by Tenri University before running away with a 42-24 victory, while Tokai hammered Doshisha University 74-12 to set up the Jan. 9 final and ensure the Kanto area keeps its stranglehold on the collegiate trophy.

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