Kyosuke Kajikawa

Kyosuke Kajikawa (梶川喬介, Kajikawa Kyōsuke, born 5 September 1987) is a Japanese international rugby union player who plays as a lock or flanker.[1] He currently plays for the Sunwolves in Super Rugby and Toshiba Brave Lupus in Japan's domestic Top League.[2][3]

Kyosuke Kajikawa
Date of birth (1987-09-05) 5 September 1987
Place of birthFukuoka, Japan
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight105 kg (16 st 7 lb; 231 lb)
SchoolJoto High School
UniversityFukuoka Institute of Technology
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock / Flanker
Current team Sunwolves / Toshiba Brave Lupus
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–present Toshiba Brave Lupus 69 (45)
2017–present Sunwolves 0 (0)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016–present Japan 4 (0)
Correct as of 26 November 2016

Club career

Kajikawa signed for the Toshiba Brave Lupus ahead of the 2010-11 Top League season, bit didn't make his debut until the following year. By 2012 he had become a regular starter and had made more than 50 Top League appearances by the beginning of the 2016-17 season.[4]


Kajikawa received his first call-up to Japan's senior squad ahead of the 2016 end-of-year rugby union internationals. He debuted in new head coach, Jamie Joseph's first game, a 54-20 loss at home to Argentina.[1]


  1. "Kyosuke Kajikawa ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  2. "Kyosuke Kajikawa Top League Player Profile" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  3. "Kyosuke Kajikawa Toshiba Brave Lupus Player Profile" (in Japanese). Toshiba Sports. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  4. "Kyosuke Kajikawa itsrugby Player Statistics". itsrugby. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
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