Hiroyuki Kajihara

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Hiroyuki Kajihara
Date of birth (1966-09-28) 28 September 1966 (age 54)
Place of birth Yamanashi, Japan
SchoolHikawa High School, Yamanashi
University Tsukuba University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Amateur team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1981-1984
1984-1988 [1]
Hikawa High School
Tsukuba University Rugby Football Club
()
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1988-1994
1994-1997
Toshiba
Katsunuma Club
()
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
19891997 Japan 31 (28)
Teams coached
YearsTeam
1997-2008
2008-
Katsura High School
Hikawa High School

Hiroyuki Kajihara (梶原宏之, Kajihara Hiroyuki) (born 28 September 1966 in Yamanashi, Japan) is a former rugby union footballer who played for Japan. Playing at flanker, Kajihara played 21 Tests for Japan between 1989 and 1997. He scored 19 points from his four tries. Kajihara played in both the 1991 and 1995 Rugby World Cups for Japan. He played three games in each World Cup including matches against Scotland, Ireland and the All Blacks.

Coaching career

He coached the Katsura High School and then, the Hikawa High School, both teams from his hometown, Yamanashi.

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References

  1. Hiroyuki Kajihara at Japon Rugby