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Kanto League 1997/98

Overview
Teams placed in 6th and 7th position played a tie break against the 2 best division b teams to qualify for Companies National Tournament.

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Suntory Sungoliath197601257151106Winner and qualified for Companies National Tournament
1Toshiba Brave Lupus19760149492402
3NEC Green Rockets17750222218339Qualified for Companies National Tournament
4Sanyo Wild Knights15740324319548
5Isetan157403175188-13
6Ricoh Black Rams117205178233-55Qualified to tie break
7Nippon Steel Kamaishi97106111335-224Qualified for tie break and for playout
8Tokyo Gas77007124427-303Qualified for playout

IsetanNEC
Green
Rockets
Nippon
Steel
Kamaishi
Ricoh
Black
Rams
Sanyo
Wild
Knights
Suntory
Sungoliath
Tokyo
Gas
Toshiba
Brave
Lupus
Isetan-37-2121-2030-25
NEC
Green
Rockets
31-17-38-1626-1556-21
Nippon
Steel
Kamaishi
-
Ricoh
Black
Rams
45-22-
Sanyo
Wild
Knights
28-2215-3545-1727-20-25-4195-8
Suntory
Sungoliath
15-3330-2641-549-30-47-13
Tokyo
Gas
20-2531-34-
Toshiba
Brave
Lupus
48-1569-10109-557-1452-819-34140-6-

Tie breaker


Matches schedule
24/01/1998 - Playout
Nippon Steel Kamaishi - Secom Rugguts34-13
Tokyo Gas - Kubota Spears20-43
29/11/1997 - Tie breaker
Nippon Steel Kamaishi - Kubota Spears10-22
Ricoh Black Rams - Secom Rugguts15-14
22/11/1997 - Regular season
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Sanyo Wild Knights52-8
16/11/1997 - Regular season
Isetan - Tokyo Gas30-25
Suntory Sungoliath - NEC Green Rockets30-26
15/11/1997 - Regular season
Ricoh Black Rams - Nippon Steel Kamaishi45-22
09/11/1997 - Regular season
Sanyo Wild Knights - NEC Green Rockets15-35
Tokyo Gas - Nippon Steel Kamaishi20-25
08/11/1997 - Regular season
Isetan - Ricoh Black Rams21-20
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Suntory Sungoliath19-34
03/11/1997 - Regular season
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Isetan48-15
02/11/1997 - Regular season
NEC Green Rockets - Nippon Steel Kamaishi38-16
Sanyo Wild Knights - Suntory Sungoliath25-41
01/11/1997 - Regular season
Tokyo Gas - Ricoh Black Rams31-34
25/10/1997 - Regular season
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Tokyo Gas140-6
18/10/1997 - Regular season
NEC Green Rockets - Ricoh Black Rams26-15
11/10/1997 - Regular season
Sanyo Wild Knights - Tokyo Gas95-8
Suntory Sungoliath - Ricoh Black Rams49-30
10/10/1997 - Regular season
Isetan - Nippon Steel Kamaishi37-21
Toshiba Brave Lupus - NEC Green Rockets69-10
05/10/1997 - Regular season
Sanyo Wild Knights - Isetan28-22
Suntory Sungoliath - Nippon Steel Kamaishi41-5
28/09/1997 - Regular season
NEC Green Rockets - Tokyo Gas56-21
Sanyo Wild Knights - Nippon Steel Kamaishi45-17
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Ricoh Black Rams57-14
27/09/1997 - Regular season
Suntory Sungoliath - Isetan15-33
21/09/1997 - Regular season
NEC Green Rockets - Isetan31-17
Sanyo Wild Knights - Ricoh Black Rams27-20
Suntory Sungoliath - Tokyo Gas47-13
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Nippon Steel Kamaishi109-5