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Top League 2017/18

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Relegated to Top Challenge League 2017/18:Honda Heat
Promoted from West Regional Top League 2016/17:NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes

Fixtures

Group phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Suntory Sungoliath389801336131205511660Qualifying for playoff
2Kobelco Steelers29960324618462352432
3Toyota Verblitz28960323219834292522
4Toshiba Brave Lupus249504205206-1282822
5NTT Shining Arcs23950424220141322621Qualifying for playout
6NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes179405207290-83254210
7Kubota Spears149306217314-97314411
8Kintetsu Liners139306136221-85152701
Next fixtures
Group phase
02/12/2017NTT Shining Arcs - Kobelco Steelers
03/12/2017Suntory Sungoliath - Kintetsu Liners

Kintetsu
Liners
Kobelco
Steelers
Kubota
Spears
NTT
Docomo
Red
Hurricanes
NTT
Shining
Arcs
Suntory
Sungoliath
Toshiba
Brave
Lupus
Toyota
Verblitz
Kintetsu
Liners
-14-2810-36
Kobelco
Steelers
09/12/2017-45-739-16
Kubota
Spears
-24/12/201717-5410/12/201740-50
NTT
Docomo
Red
Hurricanes
31-2124-45-
NTT
Shining
Arcs
02/12/201727-18-25-14
Suntory
Sungoliath
03/12/201717/12/201769-736-11-24/12/2017
Toshiba
Brave
Lupus
17/12/201725-3232-18-
Toyota
Verblitz
22-924/12/201709/12/201716/12/201731-3223-18-
Interdivisional matches
Group phase
18/08/2017Kintetsu Liners - Toyota Shokki Shuttles13-12
18/08/2017Toyota Verblitz - Yamaha Jubilo11-14
18/08/2017Canon Eagles - Suntory Sungoliath5-32
18/08/2017Ricoh Black Rams - NTT Shining Arcs17-13
19/08/2017Kubota Spears - Panasonic Wild Knights21-45
19/08/2017Toshiba Brave Lupus - NEC Green Rockets20-0
25/08/2017Ricoh Black Rams - Suntory Sungoliath15-31
26/08/2017Kobelco Steelers - Munakata Sanix Blues20-3
01/09/2017Toshiba Brave Lupus - Panasonic Wild Knights10-47
02/09/2017NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks28-24
02/09/2017Suntory Sungoliath - Yamaha Jubilo27-24
02/09/2017Canon Eagles - Toyota Verblitz12-34
08/09/2017NEC Green Rockets - Kobelco Steelers12-29
09/09/2017Kintetsu Liners - Canon Eagles25-20
09/09/2017Kubota Spears - Toyota Shokki Shuttles27-19
09/09/2017NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Munakata Sanix Blues29-19
23/09/2017Panasonic Wild Knights - Toyota Verblitz43-16
23/09/2017Toyota Shokki Shuttles - NTT Shining Arcs24-32
29/09/2017Toshiba Brave Lupus - Toyota Shokki Shuttles19-17
30/09/2017Yamaha Jubilo - Kobelco Steelers19-38
01/10/2017NTT Shining Arcs - Panasonic Wild Knights12-39
01/10/2017Munakata Sanix Blues - Kintetsu Liners18-24
07/10/2017Suntory Sungoliath - Munakata Sanix Blues45-0
07/10/2017Canon Eagles - Kobelco Steelers31-26
07/10/2017Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Toshiba Brave Lupus24-33
07/10/2017Ricoh Black Rams - Toyota Verblitz6-12
14/10/2017Kobelco Steelers - Panasonic Wild Knights7-56
14/10/2017Yamaha Jubilo - NTT Shining Arcs36-10
15/10/2017Kintetsu Liners - Ricoh Black Rams10-37
15/10/2017NEC Green Rockets - Kubota Spears28-27
21/10/2017Kintetsu Liners - NEC Green Rockets10-17
21/10/2017Kubota Spears - Yamaha Jubilo5-35
21/10/2017NTT Shining Arcs - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks76-7
21/10/2017Toshiba Brave Lupus - Munakata Sanix Blues34-20
21/10/2017Panasonic Wild Knights - Suntory Sungoliath21-10
21/10/2017Toyota Shokki Shuttles - Toyota Verblitz24-33
22/10/2017Kobelco Steelers - Ricoh Black Rams10-15
22/10/2017NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Canon Eagles36-14
02/12/2017Ricoh Black Rams - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes
03/12/2017Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Toyota Verblitz
03/12/2017Munakata Sanix Blues - Kubota Spears
03/12/2017Yamaha Jubilo - Toshiba Brave Lupus
09/12/2017NTT Shining Arcs - Canon Eagles
09/12/2017NEC Green Rockets - Suntory Sungoliath
16/12/2017NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Toyota Shokki Shuttles
17/12/2017Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Kubota Spears
24/12/2017Kintetsu Liners - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks
24/12/2017NEC Green Rockets - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Panasonic Wild Knights449900390104286531380Qualifying for playoff
2Yamaha Jubilo359702305149156432061
3Ricoh Black Rams29960319813365251741
4NEC Green Rockets219504194205-11262710
5Canon Eagles139306168316-148224701Qualifying for playout
6Toyota Shokki Shuttles79108182243-61253412
7Munakata Sanix Blues69108151262-111193602
8Coca-Cola West Red Sparks29009147399-252225502
Next fixtures
Group phase
03/12/2017Panasonic Wild Knights - NEC Green Rockets
03/12/2017Toyota Shokki Shuttles - Canon Eagles

Canon
Eagles
Coca-Cola
West
Red
Sparks
Munakata
Sanix
Blues
NEC
Green
Rockets
Panasonic
Wild
Knights
Ricoh
Black
Rams
Toyota
Shokki
Shuttles
Yamaha
Jubilo
Canon
Eagles
-33-2916/12/201721-69
Coca-Cola
West
Red
Sparks
-22-3817-645-32
Munakata
Sanix
Blues
22-24-17-2914-3524/12/2017
NEC
Green
Rockets
48-12-42-2615-35
Panasonic
Wild
Knights
43-810/12/201703/12/2017-17/12/201732-3
Ricoh
Black
Rams
24/12/201729-3-
Toyota
Shokki
Shuttles
03/12/201747-709/12/2017-10-38
Yamaha
Jubilo
09/12/201716/12/201724/12/201735-12-
Interdivisional matches
Group phase
18/08/2017Canon Eagles - Suntory Sungoliath5-32
18/08/2017Ricoh Black Rams - NTT Shining Arcs17-13
18/08/2017Kintetsu Liners - Toyota Shokki Shuttles13-12
18/08/2017Toyota Verblitz - Yamaha Jubilo11-14
19/08/2017Kubota Spears - Panasonic Wild Knights21-45
19/08/2017Toshiba Brave Lupus - NEC Green Rockets20-0
25/08/2017Ricoh Black Rams - Suntory Sungoliath15-31
26/08/2017Kobelco Steelers - Munakata Sanix Blues20-3
01/09/2017Toshiba Brave Lupus - Panasonic Wild Knights10-47
02/09/2017Canon Eagles - Toyota Verblitz12-34
02/09/2017NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks28-24
02/09/2017Suntory Sungoliath - Yamaha Jubilo27-24
08/09/2017NEC Green Rockets - Kobelco Steelers12-29
09/09/2017Kintetsu Liners - Canon Eagles25-20
09/09/2017Kubota Spears - Toyota Shokki Shuttles27-19
09/09/2017NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Munakata Sanix Blues29-19
23/09/2017Panasonic Wild Knights - Toyota Verblitz43-16
23/09/2017Toyota Shokki Shuttles - NTT Shining Arcs24-32
29/09/2017Toshiba Brave Lupus - Toyota Shokki Shuttles19-17
30/09/2017Yamaha Jubilo - Kobelco Steelers19-38
01/10/2017Munakata Sanix Blues - Kintetsu Liners18-24
01/10/2017NTT Shining Arcs - Panasonic Wild Knights12-39
07/10/2017Canon Eagles - Kobelco Steelers31-26
07/10/2017Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Toshiba Brave Lupus24-33
07/10/2017Ricoh Black Rams - Toyota Verblitz6-12
07/10/2017Suntory Sungoliath - Munakata Sanix Blues45-0
14/10/2017Yamaha Jubilo - NTT Shining Arcs36-10
14/10/2017Kobelco Steelers - Panasonic Wild Knights7-56
15/10/2017NEC Green Rockets - Kubota Spears28-27
15/10/2017Kintetsu Liners - Ricoh Black Rams10-37
21/10/2017Panasonic Wild Knights - Suntory Sungoliath21-10
21/10/2017Toyota Shokki Shuttles - Toyota Verblitz24-33
21/10/2017Kintetsu Liners - NEC Green Rockets10-17
21/10/2017Kubota Spears - Yamaha Jubilo5-35
21/10/2017NTT Shining Arcs - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks76-7
21/10/2017Toshiba Brave Lupus - Munakata Sanix Blues34-20
22/10/2017Kobelco Steelers - Ricoh Black Rams10-15
22/10/2017NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Canon Eagles36-14
02/12/2017Ricoh Black Rams - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes
03/12/2017Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Toyota Verblitz
03/12/2017Munakata Sanix Blues - Kubota Spears
03/12/2017Yamaha Jubilo - Toshiba Brave Lupus
09/12/2017NEC Green Rockets - Suntory Sungoliath
09/12/2017NTT Shining Arcs - Canon Eagles
16/12/2017NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Toyota Shokki Shuttles
17/12/2017Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Kubota Spears
24/12/2017NEC Green Rockets - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes
24/12/2017Kintetsu Liners - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks

Matches schedule
22/10/2017 - Group phase
Kobelco Steelers - Ricoh Black Rams10-15
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Canon Eagles36-14
21/10/2017 - Group phase
Kintetsu Liners - NEC Green Rockets10-17
Kubota Spears - Yamaha Jubilo5-35
NTT Shining Arcs - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks76-7
Panasonic Wild Knights - Suntory Sungoliath21-10
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Munakata Sanix Blues34-20
Toyota Shokki Shuttles - Toyota Verblitz24-33
15/10/2017 - Group phase
Kintetsu Liners - Ricoh Black Rams10-37
Munakata Sanix Blues - Canon Eagles22-24
NEC Green Rockets - Kubota Spears28-27
Toshiba Brave Lupus - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes32-18
Toyota Verblitz - Suntory Sungoliath31-32
14/10/2017 - Group phase
Kobelco Steelers - Panasonic Wild Knights7-56
Toyota Shokki Shuttles - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks47-7
Yamaha Jubilo - NTT Shining Arcs36-10
08/10/2017 - Group phase
NEC Green Rockets - Yamaha Jubilo15-35
07/10/2017 - Group phase
Canon Eagles - Kobelco Steelers31-26
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Toshiba Brave Lupus24-33
Kintetsu Liners - Kubota Spears14-28
NTT Shining Arcs - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes27-18
Panasonic Wild Knights - Toyota Shokki Shuttles32-3
Ricoh Black Rams - Toyota Verblitz6-12
Suntory Sungoliath - Munakata Sanix Blues45-0
01/10/2017 - Group phase
Kubota Spears - Toyota Verblitz40-50
Munakata Sanix Blues - Kintetsu Liners18-24
NTT Shining Arcs - Panasonic Wild Knights12-39
Suntory Sungoliath - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes69-7
30/09/2017 - Group phase
Canon Eagles - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks33-29
Yamaha Jubilo - Kobelco Steelers19-38
29/09/2017 - Group phase
Ricoh Black Rams - NEC Green Rockets29-3
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Toyota Shokki Shuttles19-17
24/09/2017 - Group phase
Canon Eagles - Yamaha Jubilo21-69
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Kintetsu Liners31-21
23/09/2017 - Group phase
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Ricoh Black Rams5-32
Kubota Spears - Suntory Sungoliath17-54
Munakata Sanix Blues - NEC Green Rockets17-29
Panasonic Wild Knights - Toyota Verblitz43-16
Toyota Shokki Shuttles - NTT Shining Arcs24-32
22/09/2017 - Group phase
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Kobelco Steelers25-32
09/09/2017 - Group phase
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Panasonic Wild Knights17-64
Kintetsu Liners - Canon Eagles25-20
Kubota Spears - Toyota Shokki Shuttles27-19
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Munakata Sanix Blues29-19
Suntory Sungoliath - NTT Shining Arcs36-11
Toyota Verblitz - Toshiba Brave Lupus23-18
Yamaha Jubilo - Ricoh Black Rams35-12
08/09/2017 - Group phase
NEC Green Rockets - Kobelco Steelers12-29
03/09/2017 - Group phase
Kintetsu Liners - NTT Shining Arcs10-36
02/09/2017 - Group phase
Canon Eagles - Toyota Verblitz12-34
Kobelco Steelers - Kubota Spears45-7
Munakata Sanix Blues - Ricoh Black Rams14-35
NEC Green Rockets - Toyota Shokki Shuttles42-26
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks28-24
Suntory Sungoliath - Yamaha Jubilo27-24
01/09/2017 - Group phase
Toshiba Brave Lupus - Panasonic Wild Knights10-47
26/08/2017 - Group phase
Kobelco Steelers - Munakata Sanix Blues20-3
NEC Green Rockets - Coca-Cola West Red Sparks48-12
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes - Kubota Spears24-45
Panasonic Wild Knights - Canon Eagles43-8
Toyota Shokki Shuttles - Yamaha Jubilo10-38
Toyota Verblitz - Kintetsu Liners22-9
25/08/2017 - Group phase
NTT Shining Arcs - Toshiba Brave Lupus25-14
Ricoh Black Rams - Suntory Sungoliath15-31
20/08/2017 - Group phase
Coca-Cola West Red Sparks - Munakata Sanix Blues22-38
19/08/2017 - Group phase
Kubota Spears - Panasonic Wild Knights21-45
Toshiba Brave Lupus - NEC Green Rockets20-0
18/08/2017 - Group phase
Canon Eagles - Suntory Sungoliath5-32
Kintetsu Liners - Toyota Shokki Shuttles13-12
Kobelco Steelers - NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes39-16
Ricoh Black Rams - NTT Shining Arcs17-13
Toyota Verblitz - Yamaha Jubilo11-14