In Rugby League One, three games were played in Round 8 of Division 1, with Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights and Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo both winning, extending their winning streak from the start of the tournament to ``8''.

The top-ranked Wild Knights faced the Shizuoka Blue Revs, winning the match 12-12 in the 32nd minute of the first half with a try from scrum half Daiki Koyama, and then expanding their lead.

The Wild Knights won 45-19, winning eight straight games since the start and increasing their points to 38.

With the loss, the Blue Revs now have 3 wins and 5 losses, leaving them with 16 points.

Brave Lupus, in second place, played against the Hanazono Kintetsu Liners, who have yet to win this season.

They were leading by one point in the 34th minute of the second half when winger Masaki Hamada scored a try, and then added two more tries to win 50-32.

Although Brave Lupus struggled, they extended their winning streak since the start of the season to eight, and now have 37 points, one point behind the leader Wild Knights.

The Liners have lost 8 games in a row and only have 1 point.

Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath scored 9 tries and defeated Ricoh Black Rams Tokyo 62-0 without giving up any points.

Sungoliath now has 29 points with 6 wins and 2 losses, while the Black Rams have lost 4 straight and now have 1 win and 7 losses and remain with 7 points.