After a vibrant start, League One in Japan will have its second date this weekend, where several teams will be debuting after not being able to do so on the first day. The meeting between Suntory Sungoliath Y Toyota Verblitz appears as one of the most attractive of the date.
Shining Arcs – Spears Kubota
After an agonizing victory on the opening date against Kobelco Steelers, Shining Arcs receives Spears Kubota, who will be debuting in the contest. In the locals it will be present again Israel Folau, author of two tries, and that in the week received praise and criticism from different sides. For its part, in the Spears, the presence of Ryan Crotty appears as the most salient point.
Canon Eagles – Kobelco Steelers
Canon Eagles was one of the best-performing teams on the first date of Top League One. Led by Yu Tamura, who scored 18 points, the Eagles authoritatively beat Green Rockets and now the faces will be seen against the Steelers of Aaron Cruden, which they surprisingly lost to the Arcs.
Red Hurricanes – Toshiba Brave Lupus.
After a debut with paths defeats, Hurricanes and Brave Lupus They will seek to reap their first victory in the tournament. During the visit, the always seasoned former All Blacks player will be present on the third row Matt Todd. In addition, among the backs, the presence of another former player of The Men in Black stands out: Tamanivalu Mushroom. For locals, the absences of TJ Perenara and Makazole Mapimpi, They will be two sensitive casualties.
In turn, the rest of the games will be played on Sunday, which are: Wild Knights – Green Rockets, Suntory Sungoliath – Toyota Verblitz and Black Rams – Shizuoka Blue Revs.