Japan national under-20 rugby union team

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 Japan
Union Japan Rugby Football Union
Coach(es) Keisuke Sawaki
Team kit
First international
Japan Japan 17–53 France France
(6 June 2008)
Largest win
Japan Japan 54–17 Uruguay Uruguay
(21 June 2009)
Largest defeat
England England 43–0 Japan Japan
(5 June 2009)
World Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2008)
Best result 15th, 2008 & 2009

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

Japan won the 2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy, beating Tonga in the final 35 - 10. This qualified them for the 2015 IRB Junior World Championship in Italy.[1]

Current Squad[edit]

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[edit]

  • Keisuke Sawaki - Head Coach
  • Shingo Mishima - Team Manager
  • Saturo Endo - Assistant Coach
  • Takayuki Kawasaki - Team Doctor
  • Satoshi Tashiro - Trainer
  • Yusuke Sakai - Strength & Conditioning
  • Hideaki Noguchi - Performance Analyst

2012 Junior World Rugby Trophy[edit]

Pool[edit]

Final[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IRB (19 April 2014). "Japan win Junior World Rugby Trophy". Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.irb.com/jwrt/teams/team=4056/index.html

External links[edit]