Fullback
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
A Goromaru 2005-2015 51 701 16 162 99 0 36 15 0 70.58
T Matsuda 1992-2003 38 60 12 0 0 0 20 18 0 52.63
H Onozawa 2001-2013 9 55 11 0 0 0 7 2 0 77.77
G Aruga 2006-2011 10 57 7 11 0 0 8 1 1 85.00
BB Robins 2007-2008 8 35 7 0 0 0 2 6 0 25.00
KM Matsushima 2016-2018 11 30 6 0 0 0 4 6 1 40.90
G Tachikawa 1999-2011 16 30 6 0 0 0 10 6 0 62.50
T Kurihara 2000-2003 10 102 5 16 15 0 1 9 0 10.00
SJ Webb 2008-2011 11 30 5 1 1 0 4 6 1 40.90

Wing
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
D Ohata 1996-2006 46 310 62 0 0 0 22 24 0 47.82
H Onozawa 2003-2013 63 215 43 0 0 0 32 29 2 52.38
T Masuho 1991-2001 46 142 28 1 1 0 20 26 0 43.47
Y Fujita 2012-2015 20 120 24 0 0 0 17 3 0 85.00
A Yamada 2013-2018 24 95 19 0 0 0 17 7 0 70.83
Y Yoshida 1988-1996 30 97 19 7 1 0 11 19 0 36.66
K Endo 2006-2011 38 90 18 0 0 0 18 18 2 50.00
K Fukuoka 2013-2019 31 90 18 0 0 0 16 14 1 53.22
T Ito 1963-1973 17 55 17 0 0 0 7 9 1 44.11
T Kurihara 2001-2003 13 245 15 55 20 0 7 6 0 53.84

Centre
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
K Taira 2007-2011 27 55 11 0 0 0 14 13 0 51.85
Y Imamura 2006-2011 23 45 9 0 0 0 11 11 1 50.00
E Kutsuki 1986-1994 29 39 9 0 1 0 10 18 1 36.20
Y Motoki 1991-2005 72 45 9 0 0 0 30 42 0 41.66
RT Nicholas 2008-2012 37 193 9 53 14 0 22 14 1 60.81
M Sa'u 2013-2015 26 40 8 0 0 0 19 7 0 73.07
A Tupuailei 2009-2011 7 40 8 0 0 0 5 1 1 78.57

Fly-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
SJ Webb 2008-2011 15 140 9 40 5 0 12 3 0 80.00
JA Arlidge 2007-2011 23 265 7 70 28 2 12 10 1 54.34
AJ Miller 2002-2003 7 64 6 14 1 1 4 3 0 57.14
K Iwabuchi 1997-2002 14 40 5 3 1 2 3 11 0 21.42
K Ono 2007-2015 23 36 5 1 2 1 16 7 0 69.56
K Hirose 1994-2005 34 410 4 75 78 2 15 19 0 44.11
S Fuchigami 2002-2003 3 22 3 2 1 0 1 2 0 33.33
T Fujimoto-Kamohara 1967-1973 13 10 3 0 0 0 4 8 1 34.61
K Matsuo 1986-1995 22 58 3 5 10 2 8 13 1 38.63
Y Matsuo 1976-1984 23 73 3 5 14 3 7 15 1 32.60

Scrum-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
F Tanaka 2008-2019 60 40 8 0 0 0 36 23 1 60.83
Y Konishi 1980-1987 23 28 7 0 0 0 6 16 1 28.26
M Horikoshi 1988-1998 26 21 5 0 0 0 9 17 0 34.61
W Murata 1991-2005 33 79 4 13 11 0 11 22 0 33.33
K Uchida 2013-2016 6 15 3 0 0 0 5 1 0 83.33
M Ito 2000-2006 9 10 2 0 0 0 3 5 1 38.88
H Nishida 1994-1994 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
Y Sonoda 2000-2003 13 10 2 0 0 0 5 8 0 38.46
Y Yatomi 2007-2015 6 10 2 0 0 0 3 3 0 50.00

Prop
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
K Hatakeyama 2008-2016 57 45 9 0 0 0 38 19 0 66.66
M Toyoyoma 2000-2003 21 15 3 0 0 0 6 15 0 28.57
N Nakamura 1998-2000 18 10 2 0 0 0 10 8 0 55.55

Hooker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
T Kizu 2011-2016 18 50 10 0 0 0 12 6 0 66.66
S Horie 2009-2019 59 40 8 0 0 0 37 20 2 64.40
T Fujita 1980-1991 32 16 4 0 0 0 7 24 1 23.43
M Sakata 1996-2003 20 20 4 0 0 0 7 13 0 35.00
A Sakate 2016-2019 10 15 3 0 0 0 7 3 0 70.00
M Yamamoto 2006-2007 4 15 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 75.00
Y Matsubara 2004-2007 20 10 2 0 0 0 7 11 2 40.00

Lock
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
H Ono 2004-2016 77 65 13 0 0 0 50 26 1 65.58
LTS Vatuvei 2001-2007 16 45 9 0 0 0 9 6 1 59.37
L Thompson 2007-2019 58 35 7 0 0 0 34 22 2 60.34
T Hayashi 1980-1992 34 12 3 0 0 0 10 23 1 30.88
S Makabe 2012-2018 20 15 3 0 0 0 14 5 1 72.50
A Oyagi 1983-1991 30 12 3 0 0 0 6 23 1 21.66

Flanker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
T Kikutani 2005-2013 28 85 17 0 0 0 19 9 0 67.85
MG Leitch 2008-2019 59 85 17 0 0 0 38 19 2 66.10
Y Watanabe 1998-2007 20 40 8 0 0 0 11 9 0 55.00
MJ Broadhurst 2013-2015 23 35 7 0 0 0 15 8 0 65.21
HF Tui 2012-2016 21 35 7 0 0 0 13 8 0 61.90
H Kajihara 1989-1997 31 28 6 0 0 0 12 19 0 38.70
PD O'Reilly 2006-2009 10 25 5 0 0 0 5 4 1 55.00
K Izawa-Nakamura 1995-1998 9 20 4 0 0 0 3 6 0 33.33
HATW Makiri 2005-2008 21 20 4 0 0 0 6 14 1 30.95
T Sasaki 2007-2012 9 20 4 0 0 0 4 5 0 44.44

No. 8
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
R Holani 2008-2015 37 105 21 0 0 0 27 10 0 72.97
T Kikutani 2006-2013 29 65 13 0 0 0 18 10 1 63.79
HF Tui 2012-2019 9 40 8 0 0 0 5 4 0 55.55
Y Murata 1971-1975 11 28 7 0 0 0 5 5 1 50.00
LA Mafi 2014-2019 21 30 6 0 0 0 9 11 1 45.23
RJ Thompson 1998-1998 6 25 5 0 0 0 2 4 0 33.33
ST Latu Mailangi 1992-1995 8 20 4 0 0 0 6 2 0 75.00
T Miuchi 2004-2008 28 20 4 0 0 0 12 15 1 44.64
Y Saito 2001-2003 12 20 4 0 0 0 7 5 0 58.33

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
K Fukuoka 2013-2019 7 35 7 0 0 0 5 2 0 71.42
SJ Webb 2008-2011 9 28 4 4 0 0 7 2 0 77.77
T Kizu 2009-2016 26 15 3 0 0 0 20 6 0 76.92
LA Mafi 2015-2019 6 15 3 0 0 0 4 2 0 66.66
R Miki 1999-2002 3 15 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 100.00
K Takei 2004-2006 3 15 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 33.33
HF Tui 2013-2019 16 15 3 0 0 0 12 4 0 75.00
A Tupuailei 2009-2011 7 15 3 0 0 0 3 4 0 42.85
H Yuhara 2010-2015 14 15 3 0 0 0 10 4 0 71.42

Only includes matches and tries where the player starts in the respective position, and excludes matches as a substitute

Records include the following current or recent matches:
Japan v South Africa at Tokyo, Rugby World Cup Quarter final, Oct 20, 2019 [3-26 FT]
Japan v Scotland at Yokohama, Rugby World Cup, Oct 13, 2019 [28-21 FT]
Japan v Samoa at Aichi, Rugby World Cup, Oct 5, 2019 [38-19 FT]