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2024 Japan Rugby League One fixtures & how to Watch

The 2023–24 Japan Rugby League One – Division 1 season is the twentieth top flight league season scheduled to be played in December 2023 through to 2024, in the newly rebranded Japan Rugby League One. The competition consists of twelve teams, including two promoted teams from Division 2, Sagamihara Dynaboars and Hanazono Liners.

The format and schedule was announced on the 16th of September 2023. It will consist of a round-robin fixture, before entering into a knockout style play-off for the final four teams. It will feature two conferences (A, B). Teams in each conference will play the teams in their respective conference twice (one at home, one away), and six matches against all the teams in the other conference, three being at home and three away. Each team will play a total of sixteen seasonal fixtures, plus additional play-off matches, including relegation play-offs.

2023–24 Japan Rugby League One – D1
Countries  Japan
Number of teams 12
Date 17 December 2023 – 20 May 2024
Promoted Hanazono Liners
Sagamihara DynaBoars
Matches played 42

Japan Rugby League One Teams

Club Prefecture Coach Stadium Capacity
Black Rams Tokyo
Tokyo  Peter Hewat Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium 20,010
Green Rockets Tokatsu
Chiba  Robert Taylor Kashiwanoha Stadium 20,000
Kobe Steelers
Hyōgo  Dave Dillon Noevir Stadium Kobe 30,132
Spears Funabashi
Chiba  Frans Ludeke Edogawa Stadium 6,950
Red Hurricanes Osaka
Osaka  Johan Ackermann Yodoko Sakura Stadium 25,000
Saitama Wild Knights
Saitama  Robbie Deans Kumagaya Rugby Ground 24,000
Shining Arcs Urayasu
NTTコミュニケーションズ シャイニングアークス東京ベイ浦安
Chiba  Hugh Reece-Edwards Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium 27,188
Shizuoka Blue Revs
Shizuoka  Naoya Okubo Yamaha Stadium 15,165
Tokyo Sungoliath
Tokyo  Milton Haig Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium 27,188
Brave Lupus Tokyo
Tokyo  Todd Blackadder Ajinomoto Stadium 49,970
Toyota Verblitz
Aichi  Simon Cron Paloma Mizuho Rugby Stadium 15,000
Yokohama Eagles
Kanagawa  Keisuke Sawaki Nissan Stadium (Yokohama) 72,400

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how to Watch 2023 Japan Rugby League One 1

Watch the full match replay of the competition of takes place within the tournament of Japan Rugby League One. Japan Rugby League One (JRLO) 2022-2023 season kicks off in Tokyo on Saturday 17th December 2022 in round 1 with several of the title-contending teams squaring off in Division 1, but there is action across all three divisions this weekend.

There are three matches in Division One on each day of the opening weekend, with Divisions Two and Three also kicking off.

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