Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers

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Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers
神戸製鋼コベルコスティーラーズ
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Full name Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers
Union Japan Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) Kobelco Steelers
Founded 1928
Location Kobe, Japan
Ground(s) Nadahama (Capacity: 500)
Noevir Stadium Kobe (Capacity: 30,132)
Coach(es) South Africa Gary Gold
Captain(s) Daiki Hashimoto
1st kit
2nd kit
Official website
www.kobelcosteelers.com

Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers (神戸製鋼コベルコスティーラーズ Kobe Seiko Koberuko Suti-ra-zu) are a Japanese rugby union team owned by Kobe Steel, Ltd., and based in Kobe. They were the first ever Top League champions when the League started in the 2003-4 season. The team plays its home games at Noevir Stadium Kobe (formerly Kobe Wing Stadium).

Honors[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

Position Name Nationality
Head Coach Gary Gold  South Africa
Assistant Coach Nicholas Holten  New Zealand
Assistant Coach David Williams  South Africa
Head of Performance Nicholas Collins  Australia
Team Manager Hiroshi Fukunaga  Japan

Senior playing squad, 2014/15 season[edit]

The Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers squad for 2014-15 Top League season:[1]

Props

Hookers

Locks

 

Loose Forwards

Scrum-halves

Fly-halves

 

Centres

Wingers

Fullbacks

(c) Denotes team captain, Bold denotes player is internationally capped

Past players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kobe Steelers: The Team" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 

External links[edit]