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Suntory wins 2nd straight title

The Yomiuri Shimbun

Suntory Sungoliath players celebrate after defeating the Panasonic Wild Knights in the Japan Rugby Top League final on Saturday.

Jiji PressThe Suntory Sungoliath edged their way past the Panasonic Wild Knights 12-8 in the Japan Rugby Top League final on Saturday, winning the title for the second straight season.

Suntory enjoyed its fifth Top League crown by winning the final, held at Tokyo’s Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium.

The victory also marked the team’s second straight national title, as the league’s final tournament also serves as the national championship. Suntory has now won eight national titles.

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