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Abashiri, Hokkaido | Rugby

Abashiri, Hokkaido | Rugby

Every year, Abashiri city welcomes rugby teams from Japan’s Top League, such as Suntory Sungoliath and the Kobelco Steelers for a pre-season training camp. The city has hosted numerous community engagements, including a visit to a local elementary school by Mr Peter Hewat, former Australian player and coach of the Sungoliath. Abashiri city is a registered Host Town with the Japanese Government Cabinet Secretariat’s Host Town Initiative.