Tomoya Haneda

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Tomoya Haneda
Date of birth (1968-12-21) December 21, 1968 (age 51)
Place of birth Osaka, Japan [1]
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight227 lb (103 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Amateur team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
Okura High School
Ryukoku University RFC [2]
()
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
199?-2009 [3]
2009-
World Co.
Rokko Seahawks [4]
()
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1995 Japan 1 (0)

Tomoya Haneda (羽根田智也, Haneda Tomoya) (born 21 December 1965 in Osaka) is a former Japanese rugby union player. He played as a lock.

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Career

After graduating from Okura High School, Haneda attended Ryukoku University, for whose rugby team he played in the All-Japan Rugby University Championship. Graduating from university, he joined World Co., with which he played the All-Japan Rugby Company Championship, for all his entire career, winning in 1994 World Co.'s first and only Kansai League A title, as well qualifying for the championship final lost against World Co.'s city rivals, Kobe Steel en 2000, finishing runner-up. [5] In 1995, Haneda was called up by Osamu Koyabu, to play for the Japanese national team. His only cap was against Tonga, in Nagoya, on 11 February 1995. In the same year, he was in the Japanese squad for the third World Cup, but never saw action in the tournament. Since 2009, when World Fighting Bull disbanded, like many amateur players of the club, he moved to play for Rokko Seahawks non-corporate club (later renamed as Rokko Fighting Bull). [5] [6]

Notes

  1. "羽根田智也 Player Profiles|RUGBY:FOR ALL (Tomoya Haneda player profile at JRFU official site)". en.rugby-japan.jp. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  2. "羽根田智也 選手プロフィール|ジャパンラグビートップリーグ公式サイト (Tomoya Haneda profile at Top League official site)". top-league.jp. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  3. "セコムラグビー部「セコムラガッツ」オフィシャルサイト|試合日程/結果|2006トップリーグ1節.ワールド戦". secom.co.jp. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  4. "ROKKO SEAHAWKS|RUGBY:FOR ALL – Rokko Seahawks Players list at JRFU official site". en.rugby-japan.jp. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  5. 1 2 "World Fighting Bull: un club disparu". japonrugby. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  6. "兵庫県フェニックスラグビーフェスティバル 往年の名選手もハッスル|ラグリパWest! 関西「生」情報もいくで。|RUGBY REPUBLIC(ラグビー共和国)". rugby-rp.com. Retrieved 5 September 2017.


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