Japan national under-20 rugby union team

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Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Union Japan Rugby Football Union
Coach(es)Keisuke Sawaki
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Team kit
First international
Flag of Japan.svg Japan 17–53 France Flag of France.svg
(6 June 2008)
Largest win
Flag of Japan.svg Japan 54–17 Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.svg
(21 June 2009)
Largest defeat
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 75–0 Japan Flag of Japan.svg
(3 May 2015)
World Cup
Appearances2 (First in 2008)
Best result15th, 2008 & 2009

The Japan national under-20 rugby union team is Japan's junior national team in rugby union.

Contents

Japan won the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy in 2014, beating Tonga in the final 35–10. This qualified them for the 2015 IRB Junior World Championship in Italy. [1] The team also competed at the Oceania U20 Championship in 2015.

Current squad

Squad to 2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy. [2]

Forwards

  • Daigo Hashimoto
  • Jiwon Koo
  • Shogo Miura
  • Takumi Tsukahara
  • Takayuki Watanabe
  • Kosuke Horikoshi
  • Shunta Nakamura
  • Ryeongji Kim
  • Eishin Kuwano
  • Shoma Makinouchi
  • Yuto Ueda
  • Ryoi Kamei
  • Sota Oketani
  • Takeo Suenaga
 

Backs

  • Ippei Okada
  • Genki Okoshi
  • Rikiya Matsuda
  • Keisuke Moriya
  • Yoshiki Hamagishi
  • Kanta Ishida
  • Yuki Okada
  • Kenichiro Kuwae
  • Chihito Matsui
  • Shuhei Narita
  • Seiya Ozaki
  • Ryuji Noguchi

Management

2012 Junior World Rugby Trophy

Pool

Final

See also

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References

  1. IRB (19 April 2014). "Japan win Junior World Rugby Trophy". Archived from the original on 20 April 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-04-19. Retrieved 2014-06-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)