Yasutaka Sasakura

Yasutaka Sasakura (笹倉康誉, Sasakura Yasutaka, born 4 August 1988, in Kanagawa Prefecture) is a Japanese rugby union player who plays as a fullback or centre.[1]

Yasutaka Sasakura
Date of birth (1988-08-04) 4 August 1988
Place of birthKanagawa, Japan
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight88 kg (13 st 12 lb; 194 lb)
UniversityKanto Gakuin University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback / Centre
Current team Panasonic Wild Knights / Sunwolves
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–present Panasonic Wild Knights 56 (55)
2016–present Sunwolves 9 (5)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Japan Sevens
Correct as of 25 June 2016

In his home country he plays for the Panasonic Wild Knights whom he joined in 2011.[2][3] He was also named in the first ever Sunwolves squad which will compete in Super Rugby from the 2016 season.[4]


  1. "Yasutaka Sasakura Top League Player Profile". Top League (in Japanese). Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  2. "Yasutaka Sasakura Panasonic Wild Knights Player Profile". Panasonic (in Japanese). Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  3. "Yasutaka Sasakura itsrugby Player Statistics". itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  4. "Sunwolves reveal squad, Hammett to coach". Sanzar Rugby. 21 December 2015. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
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