Japan squad for 2022/2023

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Here is the list of players of Japan for the 2022/2023 season with heights, weights, birthdate, ages, contract length.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
New Zealand Craig MILLAR Prop 32 y/o 29/10/1990 1.85 m 114 kg 6 ft 1 in 17 st 13.33 lb; 251.33 lb
South Korea Jiwon KOO Prop 28 y/o 20/07/1994 1.84 m 122 kg 6 ft 19 st; 268.96 lb
Japan Keita INAGAKI Prop 32 y/o 02/06/1990 1.83 m 115 kg 6 ft 18 st; 253.53 lb
Japan Shuhei TAKEUCHI Prop 25 y/o 09/12/1997 1.83 m 121 kg 6 ft 19 st; 266.76 lb
Japan Yusuke KIZU Prop 27 y/o 02/12/1995 1.78 m 113 kg 5 ft 10 in 17 st 11.12 lb; 249.12 lb
Japan Atsushi SAKATE Hooker 29 y/o 21/06/1993 1.80 m 99 kg 5 ft 11 in 15 st 8.26 lb; 218.26 lb
Japan Kosuke HORIKOSHI Hooker 27 y/o 02/06/1995 1.74 m 100 kg 5 ft 9 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb
Japan Takeshi HINO Hooker 33 y/o 20/01/1990 1.72 m 100 kg 5 ft 8 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb
New Zealand Warner DEARNS Lock 20 y/o 11/04/2002 2.02 m 122 kg 6 ft 8 in 19 st 2.96 lb; 268.96 lb
Australia Jack CORNELSEN Back row 28 y/o 13/10/1994 1.94 m 110 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb
Japan Kanji SHIMOKAWA Back row 24 y/o 17/01/1999 1.89 m 106 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb
Japan Kazuki HIMENO Back row 28 y/o 27/07/1994 1.88 m 112 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb
South Africa Lappies LABUSCHAGNÉ Back row 34 y/o 11/01/1989 1.89 m 107 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb
Tonga Lua MAKISI Back row 26 y/o 20/01/1997 1.87 m 112 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb
Fiji Michael LEITCH Back row 34 y/o 07/10/1988 1.90 m 105 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb
Tonga Tevita TATAFU Back row 27 y/o 02/01/1996 1.84 m 120 kg 6 ft 18 st; 264.55 lb
South Africa Wimpie VAN DER WALT Back row 34 y/o 06/01/1989 1.87 m 102 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 0.87 lb; 224.87 lb
Japan Naoto SAITO Scrum-half 25 y/o 26/08/1997 1.65 m 73 kg 5 ft 5 in 11 st 6.94 lb; 160.94 lb
Japan Yutaka NAGARE Scrum-half 30 y/o 04/09/1992 1.65 m 75 kg 5 ft 5 in 11 st 11.35 lb; 165.35 lb
Japan Hayata NAKAO Fly-half 28 y/o 20/01/1995 1.76 m 89 kg 5 ft 9 in 14 st 0.21 lb; 196.21 lb
Japan Seungsin LEE Fly-half 22 y/o 13/01/2001 1.76 m 89 kg 5 ft 9 in 14 st 0.21 lb; 196.21 lb
Japan Takuya YAMASAWA Fly-half 28 y/o 21/09/1994 1.76 m 83 kg 5 ft 9 in 13 st 0.98 lb; 182.98 lb
Australia Dylan RILEY Centre 25 y/o 02/05/1997 1.87 m 102 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 0.87 lb; 224.87 lb
Japan Ryohei YAMANAKA Centre 34 y/o 22/06/1988 1.88 m 93 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb
Japan Ryoto NAKAMURA Centre 31 y/o 03/06/1991 1.78 m 92 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 6.83 lb; 202.83 lb
Japan Shogo NAKANO Centre 25 y/o 11/06/1997 1.86 m 100 kg 6 ft 1 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb
Tonga Siosaia FIFITA Centre 24 y/o 20/12/1998 1.87 m 103 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb
South Africa Gerhard VAN DEN HEEVER Winger 33 y/o 13/04/1989 1.90 m 102 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 0.87 lb; 224.87 lb
Japan Kotaro MATSUSHIMA Fullback 29 y/o 26/02/1993 1.75 m 88 kg 5 ft 9 in 13 st 12.01 lb; 194.01 lb

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Warner DEARNS - 20 years old
  • Oldest player : Lappies LABUSCHAGNÉ - 34 years old
  • Average : 28 years old
  • Lightest player : Naoto SAITO - 73 kg
  • Heaviest player : Jiwon KOO - 122 kg
  • Average weight : 102 kg