World Rugby South Africa becomes the best team of the year 4:30 on November 4th

The annual commendation ceremony for the international rugby organization “World Rugby” was held in Tokyo, and South Africa, who won the World Cup in Japan, was selected as the best team.

The annual World Rugby Award Ceremony was held at a hotel in Tokyo on the evening of the 3rd with the participation of players and officials from the team that participated in the World Cup.

The winners of each category were announced, and South Africa, which won the third championship in the World Cup Japan Tournament that closed on the 2nd, was selected as the best team.

From South Africa, Razy Erasmus Head Coach was named the best coach and Franker Peter Steph Dutoit was named the best player.

The Japan national team and the commander, Jamie Joseph Head Coach, who achieved the first 8 in the history, were selected as the best team and the best coach candidates, but they did not win.

In addition, New Zealand ’s TJ Perenara will be brilliant while tackling the opponent in the World Cup first league against Namibia in the “Tri of the Year” The trie that was decided by jumping into the touchline was selected.

On the other hand, Kamaishi City, Iwate Prefecture, which was the host city of the World Cup, was selected as the “Character Award” given to individuals and organizations that contributed to the rugby world because it improved the value of rugby through reconstruction from the Great East Japan Earthquake. It was.

Mr. Torui Toguchi, a third-year local high school student who participated in activities to talk about the earthquake disaster and attended the award ceremony, said, “Since the tournament that was unthinkable eight years ago was a great success in Kamaishi, I would like to convey the world's appreciation for the reconstruction support. "

Reach "Efforts to win in the future"

After the award ceremony, Japan ’s captain, Reach Michael, said, “It was a great meeting and there were many legendary ex-players. I ’m very proud of the team. It ’s important, and I want to work hard to win awards in the future. ”

On top of that, "I want to rest my body first, build my body and go to win the top league. I don't know who the head coach of the Japanese national team will be, but I want to improve my ability to be chosen" Showed motivation.