Hiroki Yuhara

Hiroki Yuhara (湯原祐希, Yuhara Hiroki) (born 21 January 1984 in Chiba, Japan) is a Japanese rugby union player. Yuhara has played 13 international matches for the Japan national rugby union team.[1]

Hiroki Yuhara
Birth nameHiroki Yuhara
Date of birth (1984-01-21) January 21, 1984
Place of birthChiba, Japan
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight224 lb (102 kg; 16 st 0 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010− Toshiba Brave Lupus 90 (95)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010− Japan 22 (15)
Correct as of 5 September 2015

Yuhara was a member of the Japan team at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, playing one match against eventual winners the All Blacks.[2]

As of 2013, Yuhara plays for Top League team Toshiba Brave Lupus.[3]


  1. "Hiroki Yuhara - Japan". ESPNscrum. ESPN Inc. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
  2. "RWC 2011 - Japan - Hiroki Yuhara". RWC 2011. International Rugby Board. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
  3. プロフィール 湯原 祐希. Toshiba Brave Lupus (in Japanese). Retrieved 29 November 2013.

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