This weekend the semifinals of the Japan Top League. First, Panasonic Wild Knights beat Toyota Verblitz by 48 to 21, while Suntory Sungoliath beat Kubota Spears by 26 to 9. In this way, the final of the tournament was defined.
Pananosic Wild Knights was vastly superior in the duel that Toyota Verblitz featured Kieran Read, who played his last professional match, and Michael Hooper dFrom startup. Fukuoka was the great figure in the match with three tries.
For its part, Suntory Sungoliath, with an inspired Beauden Barrett, eliminated Kubota Spears. The New Zealand starter scored 21 points (five penalties and one drop), while Emi supported the only victory of the match.
Therefore, Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights will meet in the tournament’s grand finale to meet the Top League champion.