Yamaha Júbilo

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Yamaha Júbilo is a rugby union team based in Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan. The team came second behind Toshiba Brave Lupus in the second season of Japanese rugby's Top League (2004–05). They were coached by former All Black Grant Batty and Fijian player-coach Tabai Matson.

Yamaha Júbilo
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Full nameYamaha Júbilo
UnionJapan Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s)Júbilo
Founded1984
LocationIwata, Shizuoka, Japan
Ground(s)Yamaha Stadium (Capacity: 15,165)
Coach(es)Takanobu Horikawa
League(s)Top League
2018–193rd
Team kit

The team name Júbilo means 'joy' in Portuguese, which has had a notable influence on the Japanese language.[1]

Current squadEdit

The Yamaha Júbilo squad for the 2019–20 season is:[2]

Yamaha Júbilo squad

Props

Hookers

Locks

Loose Forwards

Scrum-halves

Fly-halves

Centres

Wingers

Fullbacks

(c) Denotes team captain, Bold denotes player is internationally capped

Former playersEdit

CoachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nomikos Vaporis, Constantine (Jan 6, 2012). Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during the Age of the Shoguns. ABC-CLIO. p. 99. ISBN 0313392013. Retrieved June 12, 2015. The Portuguese and their culture had some influence on Japanese clothing, accessories, food and language.
  2. ^ "Yamaha Júbilo: The Team". Yamaha Júbilo (in Japanese). Retrieved 29 November 2018.

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