Rugby announces new league entry requirements January 28 19:30
The Japan Rugby Association has announced the outline of the requirements for entry, such as incorporating the region name into the team name for the new league that will open next fall, and in part one, aiming to attract 15,000 spectators per game .
The Japan Rugby Association has decided to launch a new league this fall, replacing the current top league, on its board meeting this month.
On the 28th, Katsuyuki Kiyomiya, Vice Chairman of the Japan Association, held a press conference in Tokyo and announced the outline of entry requirements.
According to this, in the new league, not only the current top league and the top challenge league at the bottom but also non-corporate teams are allowed to enter, incorporating the regional name in the team name, and securing the home stadium The aim of the division league was to increase the number of spectators to 15,000 per game.
In addition, the new league will be implemented in a two-part system with around 10 teams each based on conditions such as the number of teams that have met the requirements, and a three-part requirement review will be conducted in some cases.
In Japan Association that it has been explained to the team that you want to enter in 28 days, we decided to check the intention of entering the each team to prospect the end of March.