A full round of games today saw the completion of the third round in the 2021 Japanese Top League. Yamaha, Toshiba, Suntory, Kobe and Panasonic all recorded big wins.
Suntory, Kubota & Toyota all remain unbeaten in the Red Conference with the White Conference seeing Panasonic, Kobe and Red Hurricanes all yet to drop a game.
Yamaha Jubilo scored 9 tries with Ayumu Goromaru kicking 5 conversions and a try in their win over NEC
Kubota Spears scored 5 tries in their 10 point win over NTT Comms. Malcolm Marx opened the scoring with hat trick hero, Honeti Taumohaapai, also getting a red card for a high tackle.
Toshiba scored 9 tries beating Colin Slade and Mitsubishi 7-58. Taiki Matsunobu and Takeshi Sasaki both scoring a brace with Jack Stratton scoring 18 points
Beauden Barrett, Tevita Li and Samu Kerevi were all in fine form as Suntory ran in 11 tries beating Sanix 75-10
Makazole Mapimpi scored on his Top League debut in NTT Docomo's 22-17 win over Ricoh. Franco Marais and TJ Perenara also dotted down.
Kobe Steel scored 8 tries in their 52-7 win over Hino
George Kruis scored his first two tries in the Top League when Panasonic went on to beat Canon 0-47
Willie le Roux scored a brace of tries as Toyota Verblitz beat tryless Honda Heat 45-3