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2012-11-13

JX-Eneos Won 38th JABA National Championship
JR East Japan Remained as Runners-Up in the Duel


JX-Eneos (Kanagawa) defeated JR East Japan (Tokyo) 5-1 at the final game and won the JABA National Championship for the 2nd time after their win 20 years ago. JX-Eneos became the dual Champions of both Inter-city and JABA National Tournament in 2012, the feat which was preceded only once by Toshiba (Kanagawa) in 1988.
JR East Japan played against JX-Eneos at the Final Game of Inter-city Championship in August, 2012 and had to settle for runners-up again.

Results XXXVIII JABA National Championship:

Saturday, November 3:

NTT West Japan 1 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Yokohama 0
Vitalnet 3 – Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Tokai Rex 2
Toho Gas 11 – Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Kashima 6

Sunday, November 4:

JR East 6 – Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Hirohata 0
Nippon Life Insurance 13 – JR Shioku 0
Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Kazusa Magic 2 – JR Tokai 0

Monday, November 5

Panasonic 5 – Saginomiya Corp. 0
77Bank 2 – Japan Self-Defense Force Chitose 0
JFE West Japan 3 - Shiga Takashima BBC 2

Tuesday, November 6:

JR Kyushu 2 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries 1
Nippon Express 4 - Hakua Victories 3
Honda 5 – Seino Transpotation 3

Wednesday, November 7:

Toyota 5 – Honda Kumamoto 3
Nippon Shinyaku 6 – JFE East Japan 3
Nichidai Corp 2 – Hitachi 0

Thursday, November 8:

JX-Eneos 10 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Hiroshima 5
Panasonic 2 – JFE West Japan 1
77Bank 2 – Vitalnet 1

Friday, November 9:

JR East Japan 10 - Japan Express 3
Toyota 7 – NTT West Japan 1
JR Kyushu 4 – Honda 3

Saturday, November 10:

Nippon Shinyaku 2 - Toho Gas 9
Nichidai 2 – JX-Eneos 3
Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Kazusa Magic 3 – Nippon Life Insurance 6

Sunday, November 11:

JX-Eneos 2 - Nippon Life Insurance 1
Toyota 5 – Toho Gas 3
Panasonic 4 – 77Bank 1
JR East Japan 2 – JR Kyushu 1

Monday, November 12 (Semi Finals):

JX-Eneos 1 - Toyota 0
JR East Japan 8 – Panasonic 2

Tuesday, November 13 (Final):

JX-Eneos 6 – JR East Japan 1

Brackets >>

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