Naoki Kawamata

Naoki Kawamata (川俣直樹, Kawamata Naoki) (born 31 October 1985 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese rugby union player. Kawamata has played 18 international matches for the Japan national rugby union team.[1]

Naoki Kawamata
Date of birth (1985-10-31) October 31, 1985
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight275 lb (125 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Toyota Industries Shuttles ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008-2011 Japan 18 (5)

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


  1. "Naoki Kawamata - Japan". ESPNscrum. ESPN Inc. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  2. "RWC 2011 - Japan - Naoki Kawamata". RWC 2011. International Rugby Board. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
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