Yamaha coach Katsuyuki Kiyomiya to retire after season

Rugby Dec 11, 2018

Yamaha coach Katsuyuki Kiyomiya to retire after season

Yamaha Jubilo head coach Katsuyuki Kiyomiya said Tuesday he will retire at the end of the Japan Rugby Top League season. "I'm proud of this club. It has grown into a club worthy of pride," Kiyomiya said following training at the team's base in Iwata, ...

More Sports / Rugby Oct 9, 2016

Unbeaten Yamaha Jubilo crush Kubota Spears

Yamaha Jubilo showed Sunday why they remain most people's favorites to lift the Top League crown at the end of the season. Katsuyuki Kiyomiya's side ran in eight tries as it beat Kubota Spears 53-0 to make it six straight wins to start the season. Jubilo ...

More Sports / Rugby Aug 27, 2016

Yamaha wins Top League opener

Yamaha Jubilo exposed a huge chink in defending champion Panasonic Wild Knights' armor Friday night as the new Top League season got underway at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. The Yamaha pack demolished the Panasonic scrum and the dominance up front laid the foundations for ...

Kiyomiya rips Japan coach Jones over discussion of future

More Sports / Rugby Aug 26, 2015

Kiyomiya rips Japan coach Jones over discussion of future

Former rugby star Katsuyuki Kiyomiya ripped Japan Eddie Jones for addressing his future ahead of the Rugby World Cup, saying the incumbent coach has distracted the team during the final stages of preparation. Jones on Tuesday announced that he will step down after the World ...