Ryoto Nakamura

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Ryoto Nakamura
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Nakamura in 2019
Date of birth (1991-06-03) 3 June 1991 (age 31)
Place of birth Kagoshima, Japan
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight92 kg (14 st 7 lb; 203 lb)
SchoolKagoshima Jitsugyo High School
University Teikyo University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-Half / Centre
Current team Suntory Sungoliath
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2014– Suntory Sungoliath 41 (126)
2018–2019 Sunwolves 10 (20)
Correct as of 21 February 2021
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2011 Japan U20 4 (40)
2013– Japan 24 (63)
Correct as of 21 February 2021
National sevens team(s)
YearsTeamComps
2012 Japan Sevens 1
Correct as of 21 February 2021

Ryoto Nakamura (中村 亮土, Nakamura Ryōto, born 3 June 1991) is a Japanese international rugby union player who plays either as a fly-half or centre. [1] He currently plays for Suntory Sungoliath in Japan's domestic Top League. [2] [3]

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Club career

Nakamura has played all of his senior club rugby in Japan with Suntory Sungoliath, which he joined in 2014. [2] [3] [4]

International

Nakamura made his senior international debut for Japan in a match against the United Arab Emirates on May 10, 2013. All of his other test match appearances have been against other Asian nations, with the exception of a cap earned as a substitute in a test against Samoa in Tokyo in 2014. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Ryoto Nakamura ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. 1 2 "Ryoto Nakamura Top League Player Profile" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. 1 2 "Ryoto Nakamura Suntory Sungoliath Player Profile" (in Japanese). Suntory Sungoliath. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  4. "Ryoto Nakamura itsrugby Player Statistics". itsrugby. Retrieved 22 August 2016.