Shinji Onuki

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Shinji Onuki
Date of birth (1962-03-16) March 16, 1962 (age 56)
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
University Nippon Sports Science University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
198?-1987 Suntory ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1984-1987  Japan 15 (12)

Shinji Onuki (大貫慎二, Ōnuki Shinji) (born Tokyo 16 March 1962) is a former Japanese rugby union player. He played as a wing


After attending Nippon Sports Science University[1] and graduating, Onuki started to play for Suntory in the All-Japan Rugby Company Championship, with which he played his entire career. His first international cap for Japan was in a match against France, at Osaka, on 30 September 1984. He was also part of the 1987 Rugby World Cup squad, where he played two matches, with his last cap being the pool stage match against England, at Sydney, on 30 May 1987, earning 15 international caps[2].


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