Shinnosuke Kakinaga

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Shinnosuke Kakinaga
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Kakinaga representing Tokyo Sungoliath during the Top League
Date of birth (1991-12-19) 19 December 1991 (age 31)
Place of birth Fukuoka, Japan
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight118 kg (260 lb; 18 st 8 lb)
School Higashi Fukuoka High School
University Waseda University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Current team Tokyo Sungoliath
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2014– Tokyo Sungoliath 80 (25)
2016 Sunwolves 15 (0)
Correct as of 28 August 2023
International career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2014– Japan 12 (0)
2023 Japan XV 2 (0)
Correct as of 28 August 2023

Shinnosuke Kakinaga (垣永 真之介, Kakinaga Shinnosuke, born 19 December 1991) is a Japanese professional rugby union player who plays as a prop for Japan Rugby League One club Tokyo Sungoliath and the Japan national team. [1]

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Club career

In his home country he plays for Suntory Sungoliath whom he joined in 2014. [2] [3] He was also named in the first ever Sunwolves squad which will compete in Super Rugby from the 2016 season. [4]

International career

Kakinaga is a Japanese international who debuted against Georgia in 2014, however he did not make the squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Shinnosuke Kakinaga ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  2. "Shinnosuke Kakinaga Suntory Sungoliath Player Profile". Suntory. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  3. "Shinnosuke Kakinaga itsrugby Player Statistics". itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  4. "Sunwolves reveal squad, Hammett to coach". Sanzar Rugby. 21 December 2015. Retrieved 23 December 2015.