Takahiro Ogawa

Takahiro Ogawa (小川 高廣, Ogawa Takahiro, born 18 March 1991) is a Japanese international rugby union player who plays as a scrum-half.[1] He currently plays for the Sunwolves in Super Rugby and Toshiba Brave Lupus in Japan's domestic Top League.[2][3]

Takahiro Ogawa
Date of birth (1991-03-18) 18 March 1991
Place of birthFukuoka, Japan
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight73 kg (11 st 7 lb; 161 lb)
SchoolHigashi Fukuoka High School
UniversityNihon University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Current team Sunwolves / Toshiba Brave Lupus
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013–present Toshiba Brave Lupus 51 (428)
2017–present Sunwolves 0 (0)
Correct as of 3 September 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013–2014 Japan Sevens 2
2016–present Japan 1 (0)
Correct as of 7 November 2016

Club career

Ogawa has played all of his senior club rugby in Japan with the Toshiba Brave Lupus who he joined in 2013. He is the regular goalkicker for his side and has amassed over 350 career points.[4]


Ogawa was a Japan Sevens representative during the 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series playing in 2 events.[4] He 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. "Takahiro Ogawa ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  2. "Takahiro Ogawa Top League Player Profile" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  3. "Takahiro Ogawa Toshiba Brave Lupus Player Profile" (in Japanese). Toshiba. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  4. "Takahiro Ogawa itsrugby Player Statistics". itsrugby. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
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