Toshiyuki Hayashi

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Toshiyuki Hayashi
Date of birth (1960-02-08) February 8, 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth Tokushima, Japan
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop, Lock
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Kobelco Steelers
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1980-1992  Japan 38 (12)

Toshiyuki Hayashi (林敏之, born Tokushima, 8 February 1960) was a Japanese rugby union player. He played as a prop and as a lock.

Hayashi played at Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers.

He had 38 caps for Japan, scoring 3 tries, 12 points in aggregate. His first game was at 19 October 1980, in a 23-3 loss to France XV, in Toulouse and his last came at 26 September 1992, in a 37-9 win over Hong Kong, in Seoul, for the Asian Championship. Hayashi played at the 1987 Rugby World Cup, being the captain in all the three matches, and at the 1991 Rugby World Cup. He was replaced this time by Seiji Hirao as the captain, but played once again in the three matches, scoring a try in the 32-16 defeat to Ireland, at 9 October 1991, in Dublin.

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