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Kyuden Voltex is a Japanese rugby team owned by Kyushu Electric Power Co. (Kyūshū Denryoku). The nickname "Voltex" is a conflation of "Voltage" and "Techniques" and was decided after the team won promotion to the Top League. The team is based in Kashii, Fukuoka and from the 2007-8 season is playing in the semi-professional Top League at the top of Japanese domestic rugby. It is the third team based in Kyūshū to play in the league, the other two being Coca-Cola Red Sparks and Munakata Sanix Blues.

Kyuden Voltex
Full nameKyuden Voltex
UnionJapan Rugby Football Union
LocationFukuoka, Japan
Ground(s)Kashii, Fukuoka city
League(s)Top Challenge League
Team kit

In the fifth season of the Top League (2007-8) Kyuden managed to avoid the play-offs and stay in the league. They also won the league's "Fair Play" prize.


Team coloursEdit

Main: red with yellow trimmed jersey, black shorts; Second: white jersey and shorts with blue trim. See here. The former are Kyuden's traditional colours since founding of the club. The colours to be used in the Top League were announced on October 12, 2007. 

Sanix v Kyuden at Global Arena, Top League Round 11, January 20, 2008. Kyuden won this local derby 13-5. Nathan Grey is at outside centre (No. 12).



Zane Hilton


  1. ^ "Kyuden Voltex Team Members".

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