Takuma Asahara (浅原拓真 Asahara Takuma, born 7 September 1987) is a Japanese international rugby union player who plays in the prop position. He currently plays for the Sunwolves in Super Rugby and the Toshiba Brave Lupus in Japan's domestic Top League.
|Date of birth||7 September 1987|
|Place of birth||Yamanashi, Japan|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||113 kg (17 st 11 lb; 249 lb)|
|School||Kofu Kogyo High School|
|Rugby union career|
Early / Provincial Career
Super Rugby Career
Asahara was selected as a member of the first ever Sunwolves squad ahead of the 2016 Super Rugby season. He played 14 matches in their debut campaign.
Asahara played 5 matches for Japan in 2013, making his debut for the Brave Blossoms on 20 April in a match against the Philippines. He hasn't played for his country since June 2013.
Super Rugby Statistics
- "Takuma Asahara ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
- "Takuma Asahara Sunwolves Player Profile". Super Japan Rugby. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
- "Takuma Asahara Top League Player Profile" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
- "Takuma Asahara Toshiba Brave Lupus Player Profile" (in Japanese). Toshiba. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
- "Takuma Asahara itsrugby Player Statistics". itsrugby. Retrieved 18 August 2016.