Atsushi Hiwasa

Atsushi Hiwasa (日和佐篤, Hiwasa Atsushi) (born 22 May 1987 in Hyogo, Japan) is a Japanese rugby union player. Hiwasa has played 28 international matches for the Japan national rugby union team.[1]

Atsushi Hiwasa
Atsushi Hiwasa during the Stade Français training session held at Stade Charléty, Paris on 3 April 2012
Date of birth (1987-05-22) May 22, 1987
Place of birthKobe, Hyōgo, Japan
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight72 kg (11 st 5 lb)
SchoolHotoku Gakuen High School
UniversityHosei University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrumhalf
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–present
2011–2012
2016
Suntory Sungoliath
Stade Français
Sunwolves
91
0
8
(30)
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–present  Japan 51 (5)
Correct as of 11 October 2015

Hiwasa was a member of the Japan team at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, and played four matches for the Brave Blossoms.[2]

Hiwasa currently plays for Top League team Suntory Sungoliath. He commenced playing for the club in 2010.[3]

References

  1. "Atsushi Hiwasa - Japan". ESPNscrum. ESPN Inc. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  2. "RWC 2011 - Japan - Atsushi Hiwasa". RWC 2011. International Rugby Board. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  3. "Archived copy" メンバー 日和佐 篤 (in Japanese). Suntory Sungoliath. Archived from the original on 2013-06-12. Retrieved 14 November 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)


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