Toyota Industries Shuttles

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Toyota Industries Shuttles
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Full name Toyota Industries Shuttles
Union Japan Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) Shuttles
Founded 1984
Location Aichi, Mizuho
Chairman Jun Matsuda
Coach(es) Tai McIsaac

Toyota Jido Shokki (also called Toyota Industries as distinct from Toyota, which was renamed Toyota Verblitz) is a Japanese rugby team owned by Toyota Industries. They were promoted to Japan's top-flight league Top League for the first time in the 2010-11 season. Its home base is Kariya City. The team name Shuttles derives from a part used in Non-Stop Shuttle Change Toyoda Automatic Loom, Type G invented by Sakichi Toyoda, the founder of Toyota Industries.

Squad[edit]

The Toyota Industries Shuttles 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

Former Players[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Toyota Industries Shuttles: The Team" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 

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