Eiji Hirotsu

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Eiji Hirotsu
Date of birth (1967-11-24) 24 November 1967 (age 53)
Place of birth Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
University Doshisha University [1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Senior career
1989-2000 [2] Kobelco Steelers ()
National team(s)
1995 Japan 1 (0)

Eiji Hirotsu (弘津英司, Hirotsu Eiji), (born Yamaguchi, 24 November 1967) is a former Japanese rugby union player. He played as hooker.



Originally from Yamaguchi Prefecture, Hirotsu was educated at Doshisha University, for whose team he played until 1989, when he joined Kobe Steel, with which he won seven All-Japan Championship titles. [3] In the Japan national team, he was also part of the 1995 Rugby World Cup roster, but his only cap was during the defeat against Tonga for 16-47, in Nagoya, on 11 February 1995. [4]


  1. 同志社大学OB予定メンバー
  2. 1995-2002 震災からの復活
  3. Kobelco Steleers: Le mythique club japonais
  4. "Eiji Hirotsu". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 24 October 2020.

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