Rugby Club Teammates Win Places on the Japan U20 team


Kosuke Kigami (1st year student in the Faculty of Law), Kenshiro Suzuki (1st year student in the Faculty of Law) and Kanji Matsui (1st year student in the Faculty of Letters) of our university’s rugby club have been selected as members of the Japan Under-20 team.

The Japan U-20 team is currently taking part in the Asian Rugby Junior Championship which opened in Hong Kong on June 26. The winner of the tournament will earn the right to participate in next year’s Junior World Rugby Trophy tournament.

We hope for all your support.

~ Asian Rugby Junior Championship ~

Participating countries (4 countries): Japan, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Thailand

※Round-robin tournament with the total points system. The team with the most winning
points is the winner

Day 1(June 26) Japan – Sri Lanka

54-29(Japan won)

Day 2(June 29) Japan – Thailand

Day 3(July 2) Japan – Hong Kong