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)
Suntory Sungoliath
Stade Français
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]


  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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