Hisateru Hirashima

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Hisateru Hirashima
Date of birth (1983-01-15) January 15, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Kumamoto, Japan
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 242 lb (110 kg)
Rugby union career
Current status
Position(s) Prop
current team Kobe Kobelco Steelers
Playing career
Position Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007- Kobe Kobelco Steelers 62 10
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008- Japan 35 (0)
correct as of 22 June 2014.

Hisateru Hirashima (平島 久照 Hirashima Hisateru?, born 15 January 1983 in Kumamoto, Japan) is a Japanese rugby union footballer. He plays for the Kobe Kobelco Steelers in Japan's Top League, and the Japanese rugby team. He has earned 18 caps for his country.

Hirashima was born in Kumamoto, Southern Japan and graduated from Kumamoto Nishi High School and Fukuoka University. He is currently the captain for the Kobe Steelers, and has made 62 first team appearances as a prop.

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