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Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
H Onozawa 35y 42d v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details
G Tachikawa 34y 219d v Samoa Tokyo 2 Jul 2011 Details
A Tanabe 32y 316d v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
SJ Webb 29y 271d v Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details
T Ueda 29y 197d v New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
A Goromaru 28y 112d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
G Aruga 27y 252d v Fiji Lautoka 13 Jul 2011 Details
K Matsushita 26y 215d v Tonga Apia 26 Jun 2010 Details

Wing
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
H Onozawa 35y 64d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details
T Hirose 32y 37d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
K Endo 30y 320d v Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details
A Tupuailei 29y 95d v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
T Ueda 29y 65d v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
A Yamada 28y 330d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
Y Imamura 28y 213d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details
T Usuzuki 25y 353d v New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
Y Nagatomo 25y 12d v Kazakhstan Tokyo 15 May 2010 Details
K Fukuoka 21y 287d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details

Centre
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
C Wing 33y 318d v Scotland Murrayfield 9 Nov 2013 Details
TR Nicholas 33y 25d v Samoa Tokyo 17 Jun 2012 Details
H Onozawa 32y 82d v Samoa Apia 19 Jun 2010 Details
S Shimonura 31y 232d v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details
T Senba 30y 22d v Georgia Tbilisi 17 Nov 2012 Details
A Tupuailei 29y 238d v Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details
T Ueda 29y 71d v UAE Dubai 13 May 2011 Details
Y Hayashi 29y 14d v Sri Lanka Nagoya 10 May 2014 Details
R Kanazawa 28y 299d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
K Taira 28y 247d v New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
JA Arlidge 32y 47d v Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details
BB Robins 30y 48d v Russia Tokyo 6 Nov 2010 Details
SJ Webb 29y 184d v Samoa Tokyo 2 Jul 2011 Details
MC Williams 29y 81d v New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
K Ono 26y 220d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
Y Tamura 25y 136d v Hong Kong Tokyo 25 May 2014 Details
H Tatekawa 24y 201d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
J Fujii 29y 276d v Korea Seoul 12 May 2012 Details
T Yoshida 29y 180d v USA Tokyo 21 Aug 2011 Details
F Tanaka 29y 169d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
A Hiwasa 27y 8d v Samoa Tokyo 30 May 2014 Details
K Wada 25y 206d v Russia Tokyo 6 Nov 2010 Details
K Uchida 21y 77d v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details

Prop
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
H Hirashima 30y 312d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
K Hatakeyama 28y 323d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
Y Nagae 27y 335d v Canada Nagoya 19 Jun 2013 Details
H Yamashita 27y 326d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
N Fujita 26y 360d v Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details
M Mikami 26y 17d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
N Kawamata 25y 320d v New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
T Asahara 25y 239d v Korea Tokyo 4 May 2013 Details
H Tsuboi 23y 45d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
S Nakamura 22y 298d v Fiji Lautoka 12 Jun 2010 Details

Hooker
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
H Yuhara 30y 102d v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
Y Aoki 29y 347d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details
S Horie 28y 151d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
T Kizu 25y 319d v Samoa Tokyo 30 May 2014 Details
R Arita 23y 52d v Korea Seoul 12 May 2012 Details

Lock
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
H Ono 36y 32d v Canada Vancouver 7 Jun 2014 Details
S Ito 33y 201d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
L Thompson 33y 66d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
T Kitagawa 30y 232d v Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details
J Ives 29y 344d v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
S Makabe 27y 65d v Samoa Tokyo 30 May 2014 Details
MJ Broadhurst 26y 214d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details

Flanker
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
T Kikutani 33y 69d v Korea Tokyo 4 May 2013 Details
Y Mochizuki 30y 301d v Samoa Tokyo 17 Jun 2012 Details
T Taufa 30y 225d v Sri Lanka Colombo 21 May 2011 Details
J Ives 30y 28d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
T Sasaki 28y 224d v Tonga Tokyo 10 Jun 2012 Details
ST Vatuvei 28y 197d v Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details
MJ Broadhurst 27y 24d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
I Taniguchi 26y 355d v Tonga Whangarei 21 Sep 2011 Details
H Tui 26y 168d v Samoa Tokyo 30 May 2014 Details
M Leitch 25y 257d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details

No. 8
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
HK Hopgood 33y 277d v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
T Kikutani 33y 272d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
R Holani 32y 239d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
S Ito 31y 148d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
T Sasaki 28y 188d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
I Taniguchi 26y 232d v Sri Lanka Colombo 21 May 2011 Details
H Tui 24y 187d v Samoa Tokyo 17 Jun 2012 Details
M Toyota 24y 0d v Kazakhstan Tokyo 15 May 2010 Details
M Leitch 23y 242d v Fiji Nagoya 5 Jun 2012 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Opposition Ground Date Match
H Ono (L) 36y 46d v Italy Tokyo 21 Jun 2014 Details
H Onozawa (W) 35y 71d v Wales Osaka 8 Jun 2013 Details
G Tachikawa (FB) 34y 169d v UAE Dubai 13 May 2011 Details
T Kikutani (N8) 34y 82d v Korea Incheon 17 May 2014 Details
S Ito (L) 33y 187d v Canada Vancouver 7 Jun 2014 Details
C Wing (FH) 33y 157d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details
L Thompson (L) 33y 44d v Samoa Tokyo 30 May 2014 Details
TR Nicholas (C) 33y 13d v Fiji Nagoya 5 Jun 2012 Details
A Tanabe (FB) 32y 330d v Sri Lanka Colombo 21 May 2011 Details
T Hirose (W) 32y 233d v Canada Vancouver 7 Jun 2014 Details

Only the player's most recent appearance in that position listed; Only includes matches where the player starts in the respective position, and excludes matches as a substitute.

Records include the following current or recent matches:
Japan v Italy at Tokyo, Jun 21, 2014 [26-23 FT]
Japan v Samoa at Tokyo, May 30, 2014 [33-14 FT]
Japan v Hong Kong at Tokyo, 2015 Rugby World Cup Qualifier, May 25, 2014 [49-8 FT]