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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 27y 267d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 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
Y Imamura 28y 213d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details
A Yamada 28y 120d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 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 63d v Scotland Murrayfield 9 Nov 2013 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
R Kanazawa 28y 299d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
K Taira 28y 247d v New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
Y Imamura 26y 320d 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 24y 143d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details
H Tatekawa 23y 335d v New Zealand Tokyo 2 Nov 2013 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 28y 324d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
A Hiwasa 26y 10d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 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 105d v Russia Colwyn Bay 15 Nov 2013 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
N Kawamata 25y 320d v New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
T Asahara 25y 239d v Korea Tokyo 4 May 2013 Details
M Mikami 25y 164d v Russia Colwyn Bay 15 Nov 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
Y Aoki 29y 347d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details
H Yuhara 29y 103d v Korea Tokyo 4 May 2013 Details
S Horie 27y 306d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
T Kizu 24y 314d v Tonga Kanagawa 25 May 2013 Details
R Arita 23y 52d v Korea Seoul 12 May 2012 Details

Lock
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
H Ono 35y 201d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
S Ito 32y 335d v New Zealand Tokyo 2 Nov 2013 Details
L Thompson 32y 221d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
T Kitagawa 30y 232d v Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details
J Ives 29y 26d v Canada Nagoya 19 Jun 2013 Details
S Makabe 26y 228d v Scotland Murrayfield 9 Nov 2013 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
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 25y 345d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
D Hashimoto 25y 88d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
M Leitch 24y 237d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details

No. 8
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
T Kikutani 33y 272d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
R Holani 32y 21d v Russia Colwyn Bay 15 Nov 2013 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) 35y 187d v Scotland Murrayfield 9 Nov 2013 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) 33y 258d v Scotland Murrayfield 9 Nov 2013 Details
C Wing (FH) 33y 157d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 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
L Thompson (L) 32y 200d v New Zealand Tokyo 2 Nov 2013 Details
S Ito (L) 32y 199d v Canada Nagoya 19 Jun 2013 Details
T Kitagawa (L) 32y 121d v Wales Osaka 8 Jun 2013 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 Russia at Colwyn Bay, Nov 15, 2013 [40-13 FT]
Japan v New Zealand at Tokyo, Nov 2, 2013 [6-54 FT]
Japan v United States of America at Tokyo, IRB Pacific Nations Cup, Jun 23, 2013 [38-20 FT]