Big Wins for Suntory and Panasonic as big names star in Japan

Big Wins for Suntory and Panasonic as big names star in Japan

Round 1 of the Top League closed off on Sunday with Beauden Barrett and Tevita Li shining for Suntory Sungoliath as they ran over Mitsubishi winning 7-75.  Other big results saw NTT Comms, Panasonic, Kubota, Kobe Steel and Yamaha all score over 40 points in their wins.

NTT Docomo bagged an 81st minute penalty theough the boot of Kawamukou to secure a last gasp win over Canon. 


Fred Fewtrell scored 3 tries on the opening day but Beauden Barrett's 21 points and Tevita Li's 5 tries were the stand out individual performances of the weekend.

Star names on the scoresheets this weekend also include Augustine Pulu, Jesse Kriel, Greig Laidlaw, Liam Gill, Willie le Roux, Michael Leitch, Matt Todd and TJ Perenara.


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