A test match series between Japan and overseas national rugby teams is held in Kumamoto, Shizuoka, and Tokyo as the Lipovitan D Challenge Cup.
LipovitanD Challenge Cup 2017 - 1st Match
JAPAN vs ROMANIA
June 10th(Sat) 2017 14:40
Venue: EGAO Kenko Stadium, Kumamoto
By Train and Bus from JR Kumamoto Station 熊本駅
Take the Houhi-honsen train 豊肥本線 and get off at Hikarino-mori Station 光の森駅 (22-min ride). From the Hikarino-mori Station take a bus bound for Park Dome パークドーム and get off at the bus stop Park Dome Mae パークドーム前 (15-min ride)
By Bus from Kumamoto Station
Take a bus bound for Park Dome パークドーム and get off at the bus stop Park Dome Mae. (58-min ride). A 3-min walk from the bus stop.
LipovitanD Challenge Cup 2017 - 2nd Match
JAPAN vs RELAND
June 17th(Sat) 2017 14:00
Venue: Shizuoka Stadium ECOPA, Shizuoka
15 min walk from Aino Station 愛野駅 on the JR Tokaido-honsen Line JR東海道本線
ECOPA official website
LipovitanD Challenge Cup 2017 - 3rd Round
JAPAN vs IRELAND
June 24th(Sat) 2017 14:40
Venue: Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo
* A rugby promotional event "TOKYO Rugby Fan Zone 2017" is also held on the day at Ajinomoto Studium. The admission is free for this event.
Getting there from Shinjuku by train
From Keio Shinjuku Station 京王新宿駅, take a train and get off at Tobitakyu Station 飛田給駅 (= Ajinomoto Studium Mae Station) Travel time is between 23 and 42 minutes depending on the train to take(Tokkyu Express or Kakueki Local). Taking an express train to Chofu Station and change the train for a local train will be the quickest way.
5-min walk from Tobitakyu Station.
Tickets are available to purchase online at Japan Rugby Football Union