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SUNTORY SUNGOLIATH

New Zealand's openside flanker and captain Sam Cane (right) walks on the field with his silver medal after South Africa won the France 2023 Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand in Saint-Denis, France, on Sunday.
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Nov 3, 2023
All Blacks captain Sam Cane to join Suntory
Cane has taken a sabbatical option in his New Zealand Rugby contract.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 13, 2023
Japan's Tevita Tatafu to join Bordeaux-Begles following Rugby World Cup
Japan No. 8 Tevita Tatafu will join French outfit Bordeaux-Begles next season, his Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath announced on Thursday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 27, 2022
Defending champion Wild Knights hand Sungoliath first loss
Wild Knights improved to 5-2, including two forfeits when coronavirus countermeasures prevented them from fielding a team in the new league's first two weeks.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 20, 2021
Australia's Sean McMahon says playing in Japan helped extend career by at least one year
Australia backrower Sean McMahon has credited his move to Japan with prolonging his career as he prepares to return to the Wallabies for the first time in almost four years.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 23, 2021
Kenki Fukuoka retires a champion as Panasonic wins last Top League
Sunday's victory over Sungoliath marked the finale of the former Brave Blossom's playing career as well as the end of All Blacks star Beau Barrett's time in Japan.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 16, 2021
Beau Barrett leads Suntory into Top League final
The All Blacks star kicked 21 points as the Sungoliath set up a championship showdown with Panasonic.
Japan Times
Rugby
Mar 7, 2021
Ayumu Goromaru scores 15 in return; Suntory remains on top of league
New Zealand playmaker Beauden Barrett scored a try and banged over 10 conversions in the Japan Rugby Top League on Saturday, helping lift Suntory Sungoliath to a 75-10 win over Munakata Sanix Blues.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 14, 2021
Top League delays start of season due to COVID-19 outbreak
On Tuesday, the JFRU said 24 players and staff at Canon Eagles, 13 from Toyota Verblitz, and seven from Suntory Sungoliath tested positive in preseason screening.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 12, 2021
Top League cancels two games due to COVID-19 cases among three teams
The JRFU said a total of 44 players and staff tested positive for the virus, including 24 from Canon Eagles, 13 from Toyota Verblitz, and seven from Suntory Sungoliath.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 6, 2021
Beauden Barrett looking forward to Sungoliath challenge
The All Blacks star drew unprecedented media attention to his Wednesday unveiling ahead of the 2021 Top League season's Jan. 16 kickoff.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 29, 2020
Former Suntory boss Keisuke Sawaki to coach Canon Eagles: sources
Canon Eagles have reached a basic agreement with former Suntory Sungoliath coach Keisuke Sawaki, sources close to the team revealed Wednesday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 1, 2020
Suntory Sungoliath pound winless NEC Green Rockets
A hat trick of tries from man-of-the-match Tevita Li lifted Suntory Sungoliath to a 40-14 bonus-point victory over the winless NEC Green Rockets on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 26, 2020
Steelers edge Sungoliath in intense rematch of 2019 final
Dan Carter kicked 15 points as Kobe Kobelco Steelers, the Japan Top League defending champions, won a scintillating rematch with last season's runners-up Suntory Sungoliath 35-29 on Sunday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 12, 2020
Top League kicks off in front of big crowds
The 2019-2020 Japan Rugby Top League season kicked off Sunday with a plethora of world superstars and Rugby World Cup winners playing in front of big crowds across the nation.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 29, 2019
Suntory Sungoliath players helping England train before Rugby World Cup final
If England beats South Africa in the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday it would be appropriate if it celebrates not with a few Heinekens, the tournament's official beer, but with some Suntory brews.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 15, 2018
Steelers claim Top League title
The Kobe Kobelco Steelers claimed their second Japan Rugby Top League title Saturday with a 55-5 drubbing of Suntory Sungoliath at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 8, 2018
Sungoliath, Steelers advance to Top League final
Matt Giteau's Suntory Sungoliath and Dan Carter's Kobe Kobelco Steelers will play for the Japan Rugby Top League crown after winning their respective semifinals Saturday in Tokyo and Osaka.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 1, 2018
Suntory, Yamaha move on to Top League semifinals
Suntory Sungoliath will play Yamaha Jubilo for a spot in the Japan Rugby Top League final after both sides won hard-fought quarterfinals on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 13, 2018
Seven squads secure playoff berths on pivotal day in Top League
Seven teams confirmed their places in the playoffs to determine the Japan Rugby Top League champion Saturday as the pool stage reached its penultimate round.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 14, 2018
Steelers' Dan Carter shines in victorious Top League debut against Sungoliath
Dan Carter made his Japan Rugby Top League debut in stunning fashion Friday night as he led the Kobe Kobelco Steelers to a 36-20 defeat of two-time defending champion Suntory Sungoliath.

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