- World Fighting Bull
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Japan Rugby Football Union
World Rugby Ground
Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
World Fighting Bull is a
Top Leagueteam but was demoted at the end of the Top League fourth season. It is from Kobein the Kansaiarea of Japan, and therefore a local rival of Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers. World Co. is an apparel maker (fashion business) with its head office in Kobe.
Coached by Australian
Des Kissane, the team placed 9th in the Top League 2004-5 season.
Slogan for 2006 season: "Support & Communication"
Top League Challenge Series
Top League Challenge Series - the top team of the three-way play-off between the second-placed regional teams had the right to play World, with the winner to be in the Top League in the 2005-6 season. World won this and remained in the Top League. However, they were relegated for the 2007-08 season.
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Matt Cockbain- flanker/lock
Keiichiro Masuo- flanker
Masayoshi Tanizaki- center three quarter back/wing three quarter back
Shaun Webb- full back, Japan
* [http://www.world-fb.net/ World Fighting Bull] - official site
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