- The history of rugby through its competitions
Skip Navigation Links
Home
National TeamsExpand National Teams
Tier 1 nations clubsExpand Tier 1 nations clubs
Other nations clubsExpand Other nations clubs
SevensExpand Sevens
Tours
Winners
Annual Reports
Fixtures
Results
Teams
Head to Head
Live
Last updates
Links
The Project
Japan - National championship Season: Competition overview
Skip Navigation Links
Companies National Tournament
Kansai League
Kanto League
Kyushu League

Kanto League 1998/99

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.

Teams variations
Relegated to Lower Leagues 1998/99:Tokyo Gas
Promoted from Lower Leagues 1997/98:Kubota Spears

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Sanyo Wild Knights197601271158113Winner and qualified for Companies National Tournament
1Suntory Sungoliath197601374200174
3NEC Green Rockets17750226519669Qualified for Companies National Tournament
4Toshiba Brave Lupus15740325119556
5Ricoh Black Rams13730422118041
6Kubota Spears1373042362342Qualified to tie break
7Isetan97106117333-216Qualified for tie break and for playout
8Nippon Steel Kamaishi77007112351-239Qualified for playout

IsetanKubota
Spears
NEC
Green
Rockets
Nippon
Steel
Kamaishi
Ricoh
Black
Rams
Sanyo
Wild
Knights
Suntory
Sungoliath
Toshiba
Brave
Lupus
Isetan-23-2831-2621-39
Kubota
Spears
-
NEC
Green
Rockets
48-1123-52-42-2018-1738-16
Nippon
Steel
Kamaishi
5-80-
Ricoh
Black
Rams
42-850-20-
Sanyo
Wild
Knights
27-1245-2039-745-33-
Suntory
Sungoliath
103-549-1759-3573-2430-2827-65-33-26
Toshiba
Brave
Lupus
62-1447-3121-6136-1038-1221-34-

Tie breaker


Matches schedule
23/01/1999 - Playout
Isetan - Shimizu Blue Sharks28-15
Nippon Steel Kamaishi - Insurance Meiji Life Yasuda15-9
23/12/1998 - Tie breaker
Isetan - Insurance Meiji Life Yasuda21-15
Kubota Spears - Shimizu Blue Sharks66-5
29/11/1998 - Regular season
NEC Green Rockets - Sanyo Wild Knights38-16
Suntory Sungoliath - Toshiba Brave Lupus33-26
28/11/1998 - Regular season
Isetan - Ricoh Black Rams21-39
Nippon Steel Kamaishi - Kubota Spears5-80
22/11/1998 - Regular season
Isetan - Kubota Spears23-28
Ricoh Black Rams - Nippon Steel Kamaishi50-20
21/11/1998 - Regular season
Suntory Sungoliath - NEC Green Rockets59-35
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Sanyo Wild Knights21-34
15/11/1998 - Regular season
Isetan - Nippon Steel Kamaishi31-26
Suntory Sungoliath - Sanyo Wild Knights27-65
Toshiba Brave Lupus - NEC Green Rockets21-61
14/11/1998 - Regular season
Ricoh Black Rams - Kubota Spears42-8
08/11/1998 - Regular season
NEC Green Rockets - Nippon Steel Kamaishi42-20
07/11/1998 - Regular season
Sanyo Wild Knights - Kubota Spears45-20
Suntory Sungoliath - Isetan103-5
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Ricoh Black Rams38-12
03/11/1998 - Regular season
NEC Green Rockets - Kubota Spears23-52
Sanyo Wild Knights - Nippon Steel Kamaishi39-7
Suntory Sungoliath - Ricoh Black Rams30-28
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Isetan62-14
04/10/1998 - Regular season
NEC Green Rockets - Isetan48-11
Sanyo Wild Knights - Ricoh Black Rams45-33
Suntory Sungoliath - Nippon Steel Kamaishi73-24
03/10/1998 - Regular season
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Kubota Spears47-31
27/09/1998 - Regular season
NEC Green Rockets - Ricoh Black Rams18-17
Sanyo Wild Knights - Isetan27-12
26/09/1998 - Regular season
Suntory Sungoliath - Kubota Spears49-17
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Nippon Steel Kamaishi36-10