Mitsubishi Sagamihara DynaBoars
Mitsubishi Dynaboars (三菱重工相模原ダイナボアーズ) also known as Mitsubishi Juko Sagamihara Rugby Club, are a Japanese rugby union team based in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The owner of this club is Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
|Full name||Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. Sagamihara Rugby Club|
|Union||Japan Rugby Football Union|
|Location||Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan|
|Ground(s)||Mitsubishi Juko Sagamihara Ground|
|2018||2nd (Top Challenge League) |
The club was founded in 1981. It came second in the Top East 10 league in 2004-5 and entered the Top League challenge series play-off.
The club won the Top East 11 league in 2006–07 and entered the Top League in 2007–08. The team was named Dynaboars (a conflation of "dynamic" and "boars") as part of their promotion to the Top League; however, they were demoted at the end of the season. The Dynaboars signed ex-Wales international and IRB World Player of the Year 2008 Shane Williams in 2012, retiring in 2014.
The current Mitsubishi Dynaboars squad is:
|Mitsubishi Dynaboars squad|
|(c) Denotes team captain, Bold denotes player is internationally capped|
- Scott Pierce
- John Mulvihill
- George Konia
- "Shane Williams: Former Wales wing announces retirement". BBC Sport. 2014-11-06. Retrieved 2018-03-14.
- "2018 players & staff" (in Japanese). Mitsubishi Dynaboars. Retrieved 20 July 2018.