Hiroki Yamamoto (rugby union player)
Hiroki Yamamoto (山本浩輝 Yamamoto Hiroki, born 17 November 1992) is a Japanese international rugby union player who plays as a flanker. He currently plays for the Toshiba Brave Lupus in Japan's domestic Top League.
|Date of birth||17 November 1992|
|Place of birth||Osaka, Japan|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||95 kg (14 st 13 lb; 209 lb)|
|School||Iwami Satoshi Midorikan High School|
|University||University of Tsukuba|
|Rugby union career|
Yamamoto has played all of his senior club rugby in Japan with the Toshiba Brave Lupus who he joined in 2015.
Yatabe made his senior international debut in a match against South Korea on April 30, 2016 and featured in 3 more tests against Asian opposition in the spring of 2016 before making a substitute appearance against Scotland in Toyota during the 2016 mid-year rugby union internationals series.
- "Hiroki Yamamoto ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
- "Hiroki Yamamoto Top League Player Profile" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
- "Hiroki Yamamoto Toshiba Brave Lupus Player Profile" (in Japanese). Toshiba Sports. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
- "Hiroki Yamamoto itsrugby Player Statistics". itsrugby. Retrieved 20 August 2016.