Unbeaten Japan move towards Asian Rugby Championship
Tuesday, 5 May 2015 01:00
By Shamseer Jaleel
Asian rugby giants Japan marched towards the Asian Rugby Championship (ARC) when they ran past a brave Hong Kong outfit 41 to nothing last weekend in Japan.
After the first round matches Japan beating both South Korea and Hong Kong took a clear lead with 12 points with South Korea (6) and Hong Kong (2). The second round games will start on 9 May with Japan hosting South Korea in Japan.
The third placed team in ARC Top 3 will be meeting the Asian Championship Division I which will be decided on 9 May in Philippines. This will be a home match for the ARC third placed team.
The following are the results in ARC Top 3:
Japan beat South Korea 56/30
South Korea beat Hong Kong 33/26
Japan beat Hong Kong 41/0
Next match: Japan vs South Korea in Japan
May 3: Sri Lanka vs Kazakhstan, Philippines vs Singapore
May 9: Semi-final and Final