Hisateru Hirashima

Hisateru Hirashima (平島 久照, Hirashima Hisateru, born 15 January 1983 in Kumamoto, Japan) is a Japanese rugby union footballer. He plays for the Kobe Kobelco Steelers in Japan's Top League, and the Japanese rugby team. He has earned 18 caps for his country.

Hisateru Hirashima
Date of birth (1983-01-15) January 15, 1983
Place of birthKumamoto, Japan
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight242 lb (110 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Current team Kobe Kobelco Steelers
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007- Kobelco Steelers 62 (10)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008- Japan 35 (0)
Correct as of 22 June 2014

Hirashima was born in Kumamoto, Southern Japan and graduated from Kumamoto Nishi High School and Fukuoka University. He is currently the captain for the Kobe Steelers, and has made 62 first team appearances as a prop.

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