Teikyo, Meiji advance to national college rugby championship final

Rugby Jan 2, 2018

Teikyo, Meiji advance to national college rugby championship final

Teikyo University and Meiji University will contest the final of the 54th collegiate rugby championship following Tuesday's semifinals at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. Teikyo, aiming for its ninth straight title, beat Tokai University 31-12 in front of 20,237 on the back of two tries ...

More Sports / Rugby Feb 2, 2017

Wild Knights acquire Teikyo University's Matsuda

Days after coming up short in the national championship, the Top League's Panasonic Wild Knights bolstered their roster with the addition of Teikyo University star Rikiya Matsuda. The 22-year-old back made his debut for Japan last summer against Canada and followed that by appearing in ...

Teikyo wins eighth straight university rugby title

More Sports / Rugby Jan 9, 2017

Teikyo wins eighth straight university rugby title

Teikyo University won an unprecedented eighth straight collegiate title Monday as it beat Tokai University 33-26 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. With Japan international Rikiya Matsuda steering the ship well at flyhalf, Masayuki Iwade's men probably deserved the win but the neutrals in the ...

Teikyo, Tokai set up university final rematch

More Sports / Rugby Jan 2, 2017

Teikyo, Tokai set up university final rematch

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 ...