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Top League 2011/12

Teams variations
Relegated to West Regional Top League 2011/12:Toyota Shokki Shuttles
Relegated to East Regional Top League 2011/12:Kubota Spears
Promoted from West Regional Top League 2010/11:Honda Heat - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTBLB
1Suntory Sungoliath5713120151227823481Qualified to semifinals
2Toshiba Brave Lupus5513110247517330292
3Panasonic Wild Knights5313110248032415681
4NEC Green Rockets41138053493143581
5Kintetsu Liners39138053413113052Qualified for wild card tournament finals
6Kobelco Steelers38136163492886175
7Ricoh Black Rams38137153863335371
8Yamaha Jubilo351361640727413363
9NTT Shining Arcs3013517322414-9262
10Toyota Verblitz29135083413231854
11Fukuoka Sanix Blues2513409254458-20472Qualified for playout
12NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes15132110291555-26450
13Honda Heat13132110226479-25321Relegated
14Coca-Cola West Red Sparks12131012285494-20935

Coca-Cola
West
Red
Sparks
Fukuoka
Sanix
Blues
Honda
Heat
Kintetsu
Liners
Kobelco
Steelers
NEC
Green
Rockets
NTT
Docomo
Red
Hurricanes
NTT
Shining
Arcs
Panasonic
Wild
Knights
Ricoh
Black
Rams
Suntory
Sungoliath
Toshiba
Brave
Lupus
Toyota
Verblitz
Yamaha
Jubilo
Coca-Cola
West
Red
Sparks
-17-4112-3123-1136-4220-2728-3325-58
Fukuoka
Sanix
Blues
31-24-5-1227-3415-3217-7822-610-59
Honda
Heat
14-27-14-3419-1916-1914-457-48
Kintetsu
Liners
32-16-21-1431-2238-3322-2522-4335-16
Kobelco
Steelers
52-23-38-1729-3227-3122-1921-1016-16
NEC
Green
Rockets
24-1850-21-19-2831-1826-3829-26
NTT
Docomo
Red
Hurricanes
26-3725-39-32-5721-6815-4610-62
NTT
Shining
Arcs
27-1035-4519-1034-24-10-176-45
Panasonic
Wild
Knights
43-1729-2752-21-32-1026-3131-2725-19
Ricoh
Black
Rams
36-2653-08-2333-33-14-3917-45
Suntory
Sungoliath
87-3543-2632-2835-2926-24-18-2126-13
Toshiba
Brave
Lupus
34-1435-1026-319-2473-759-25-
Toyota
Verblitz
20-2745-729-2618-2619-2215-4515-36-
Yamaha
Jubilo
35-519-2349-4155-188-2115-22-

Final phase

Wild card tournament


Matches schedule
03/03/2012 - Playout
Fukuoka Sanix Blues - Toyota Shokki Shuttles39-17
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Kubota Spears29-27
26/02/2012 - Final
Suntory Sungoliath - Panasonic Wild Knights47-28
19/02/2012 - Semifinals
Panasonic Wild Knights - Toshiba Brave Lupus37-25
Suntory Sungoliath - NEC Green Rockets56-8
18/02/2012 - Final Wild card tournament
Kintetsu Liners - Yamaha Jubilo15-17
Kobelco Steelers - Ricoh Black Rams32-19
05/02/2012 - Regular season
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - NTT Shining Arcs36-42
Suntory Sungoliath - Kobelco Steelers32-28
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Panasonic Wild Knights59-25
Toyota Verblitz - Ricoh Black Rams19-22
Yamaha Jubilo - Honda Heat35-5
04/02/2012 - Regular season
Kintetsu Liners - NEC Green Rockets31-22
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Fukuoka Sanix Blues26-37
29/01/2012 - Regular season
Fukuoka Sanix Blues - Suntory Sungoliath22-61
Kobelco Steelers - Yamaha Jubilo16-16
Ricoh Black Rams - Toshiba Brave Lupus14-39
28/01/2012 - Regular season
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Toyota Verblitz28-33
Kintetsu Liners - Panasonic Wild Knights22-25
NEC Green Rockets - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes19-28
NTT Shining Arcs - Honda Heat35-45
22/01/2012 - Regular season
Honda Heat - Fukuoka Sanix Blues14-27
Kintetsu Liners - NTT Shining Arcs38-33
NEC Green Rockets - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks24-18
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Ricoh Black Rams21-68
Panasonic Wild Knights - Kobelco Steelers29-27
Suntory Sungoliath - Toshiba Brave Lupus18-21
21/01/2012 - Regular season
Yamaha Jubilo - Toyota Verblitz15-22
15/01/2012 - Regular season
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes23-11
Kobelco Steelers - Honda Heat52-23
Panasonic Wild Knights - Toyota Verblitz31-27
Ricoh Black Rams - NTT Shining Arcs33-33
Suntory Sungoliath - Kintetsu Liners43-26
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Fukuoka Sanix Blues35-10
Yamaha Jubilo - NEC Green Rockets19-23
09/01/2012 - Regular season
Fukuoka Sanix Blues - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks31-24
Honda Heat - Toshiba Brave Lupus7-48
Kobelco Steelers - Ricoh Black Rams27-31
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Kintetsu Liners25-39
Panasonic Wild Knights - Yamaha Jubilo25-19
Suntory Sungoliath - NEC Green Rockets35-29
Toyota Verblitz - NTT Shining Arcs18-26
25/12/2011 - Regular season
Kobelco Steelers - Toshiba Brave Lupus22-19
Panasonic Wild Knights - Ricoh Black Rams32-10
24/12/2011 - Regular season
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Honda Heat17-41
Fukuoka Sanix Blues - Kintetsu Liners5-12
NEC Green Rockets - NTT Shining Arcs31-18
Toyota Verblitz - Suntory Sungoliath15-45
Yamaha Jubilo - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes49-41
18/12/2011 - Regular season
Fukuoka Sanix Blues - Panasonic Wild Knights17-78
Kintetsu Liners - Ricoh Black Rams22-43
NEC Green Rockets - Honda Heat50-21
Yamaha Jubilo - Toshiba Brave Lupus8-21
17/12/2011 - Regular season
Kobelco Steelers - Toyota Verblitz21-10
NTT Shining Arcs - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes34-24
Suntory Sungoliath - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks87-35
11/12/2011 - Regular season
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Yamaha Jubilo25-58
Honda Heat - Kintetsu Liners14-34
Kobelco Steelers - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes29-32
Suntory Sungoliath - Ricoh Black Rams26-24
10/12/2011 - Regular season
Panasonic Wild Knights - NTT Shining Arcs52-21
Toshiba Brave Lupus - NEC Green Rockets19-24
Toyota Verblitz - Fukuoka Sanix Blues20-27
04/12/2011 - Regular season
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Kobelco Steelers12-31
Fukuoka Sanix Blues - Yamaha Jubilo0-59
Honda Heat - Suntory Sungoliath14-45
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Panasonic Wild Knights32-57
03/12/2011 - Regular season
NTT Shining Arcs - Toshiba Brave Lupus6-45
Ricoh Black Rams - NEC Green Rockets8-23
Toyota Verblitz - Kintetsu Liners29-26
20/11/2011 - Regular season
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Ricoh Black Rams20-27
Fukuoka Sanix Blues - NEC Green Rockets15-32
Honda Heat - Panasonic Wild Knights16-19
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Toyota Verblitz10-62
19/11/2011 - Regular season
NTT Shining Arcs - Kobelco Steelers19-10
Suntory Sungoliath - Yamaha Jubilo26-13
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Kintetsu Liners26-3
13/11/2011 - Regular season
Fukuoka Sanix Blues - Kobelco Steelers27-34
NTT Shining Arcs - Suntory Sungoliath10-17
Panasonic Wild Knights - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks43-17
12/11/2011 - Regular season
Kintetsu Liners - Yamaha Jubilo35-16
NEC Green Rockets - Toyota Verblitz29-26
Ricoh Black Rams - Honda Heat53-0
Toshiba Brave Lupus - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes73-7
06/11/2011 - Regular season
NTT Shining Arcs - Fukuoka Sanix Blues27-10
05/11/2011 - Regular season
Kintetsu Liners - Kobelco Steelers21-14
NEC Green Rockets - Panasonic Wild Knights26-38
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Suntory Sungoliath15-46
Ricoh Black Rams - Yamaha Jubilo17-45
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks34-14
Toyota Verblitz - Honda Heat45-7
30/10/2011 - Regular season
Honda Heat - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes19-19
Kintetsu Liners - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks32-16
Toyota Verblitz - Toshiba Brave Lupus15-36
29/10/2011 - Regular season
Kobelco Steelers - NEC Green Rockets38-17
Panasonic Wild Knights - Suntory Sungoliath26-31
Ricoh Black Rams - Fukuoka Sanix Blues36-26
Yamaha Jubilo - NTT Shining Arcs55-18