Yamaha Júbilo

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Yamaha Jubilo
ヤマハ発動機ジュビロ
2004 logo yamahajubilo.png
Full name Yamaha Jubilo
Union Japan Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) Jubilo
Founded 1984
Location Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan
Ground(s) Yamaha Stadium (Capacity: 15,165)
Coach(es) Kevin Schuler
Team kit
2nd kit

Yamaha Jubilo is a rugby union team based in Iwata, Shizuoka. The team came second behind Toshiba Brave Lupus in the second season of Japanese rugby's Top League (2004-5). They were coached by former All Black Grant Batty and Fijian player-coach Tabai Matson.

The team name Júbilo means 'joy' in Portuguese, which has had a notable influence on the Japanese language.[1]

2014–15 Squad[edit]

The Yamaha Júbilo squad for 2014-15 Top League season:[2]

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]

Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nomikos Vaporis, Constantine (Jan 6, 2012). Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during the Age of the Shoguns. ABC-CLIO. p. 99. ISBN 0313392013. Retrieved June 12, 2015. The Portuguese and their culture had some influence on Japanese clothing, accessories, food and language. 
  2. ^ "Yamaha Júbilo: The Team" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 

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