Nathan Hirayama

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Nathan Hirayama
Date of birth (1988-03-23) March 23, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Richmond, British Columbia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 90 kg (200 lb)
School Hugh McRoberts Secondary
University University of Victoria
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-half / Fullback
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Richmond RFC
University of Victoria
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
BC Bears
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Canada U20
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps

Nathan Hirayama (born March 23, 1988) is a Canadian rugby union player who plays at fly-half as well as can provide cover at fullback. Hirayama currently plays for the University of Victoria in the British Columbia Premiership and for the BC Bears in the Canadian Rugby Championship.

He made his debut for the Canadian sevens team in the 2006 Dubai Sevens in the IRB Series at 18. Two years later he debuted for the Canadian national men's team against Portugal in Lisbon.


Hirayama's father also represented Canada in both codes of the game in the eighties, and he was also part of Canada's first sevens team to travel to Hong Kong.

2011 Rugby World Cup[edit]

Hirayama was selected for the national team to attend the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. He was selected for the previous World Cup but did not play any games.

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