Fullback
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
H Onozawa 35y 42d 1 v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details
G Tachikawa 33y 171d 2 v Kazakhstan Tokyo 15 May 2010 Details
T Matsuda 33y 46d 3 v Korea Osaka 15 Jun 2003 Details
A Tanabe 32y 316d 1 v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
R Yamanaka 31y 49d 1 v USA Suva 10 Aug 2019 Details
K Imaizumi 29y 267d 1 v USA San Francisco 7 Jun 1997 Details
A Goromaru 29y 202d 1 v South Africa Brighton 19 Sep 2015 Details
T Ueda 29y 171d 1 v USA Tokyo 21 Aug 2011 Details
JCR Tarrant 29y 134d 1 v Samoa Sigatoka 18 Jun 2009 Details
BB Robins 27y 290d 1 v Samoa Apia 5 Jul 2008 Details

Wing
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
H Onozawa 35y 22d 1 v Philippines Fukuoka 20 Apr 2013 Details
N Taumoefolau 32y 341d 1 v Scotland XV Tokyo 28 May 1989 Details
T Hirose 32y 37d 1 v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
A Yamada 31y 333d 1 v Ireland Tokyo 24 Jun 2017 Details
Y Sakata 31y 31d 1 v France Bordeaux 27 Oct 1973 Details
D Ohata 31y 14d 3 v Korea Hong Kong 25 Nov 2006 Details
K Endo 30y 320d 1 v Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details
K Miyai 30y 131d 2 v British Col Vancouver 13 Apr 1963 Details
PT Tuidraki 30y 72d 1 v Wales Millennium Stadium 9 Oct 1999 Details
IM Williams 30y 23d 1 v Wales Cardiff 16 Oct 1993 Details

Centre
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
GN Konia 34y 70d 1 v France Townsville 18 Oct 2003 Details
Y Motoki 33y 239d 1 v Argentina Buenos Aires 23 Apr 2005 Details
C Wing 33y 171d 1 v Wales Tokyo 15 Jun 2013 Details
AF McCormick 32y 85d 1 v Canada Tokyo 1 May 1999 Details
H Onozawa 32y 82d 1 v Samoa Apia 19 Jun 2010 Details
RT Nicholas 32y 51d 1 v Fiji Lautoka 13 Jul 2011 Details
KL Hesketh 29y 281d 2 v Korea Fukuoka 9 May 2015 Details
A Tupuailei 29y 232d 1 v Tonga Whangarei 21 Sep 2011 Details
D Ohata 29y 195d 2 v Romania Tokyo 25 May 2005 Details
T Senba 29y 192d 1 v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
S Hirao 32y 130d 1 v Ireland Bloemfontein 31 May 1995 Details
JA Arlidge 32y 30d 2 v France North Shore City 10 Sep 2011 Details
AJ Miller 31y 40d 1 v Fiji Townsville 23 Oct 2003 Details
K Hirose 30y 60d 1 v Korea Osaka 15 Jun 2003 Details
BB Robins 30y 48d 2 v Russia Tokyo 6 Nov 2010 Details
SJ Webb 29y 142d 1 v Sri Lanka Colombo 21 May 2011 Details
K Ono 28y 134d 1 v Uruguay Tokyo 29 Aug 2015 Details
R Yamanaka 27y 313d 1 v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
K Matsuo 27y 281d 1 v Zimbabwe Belfast 14 Oct 1991 Details
K Iwabuchi 26y 147d 2 v Tonga Kumagaya 26 May 2002 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
M Ito 30y 136d 1 v Korea Tokyo 23 Apr 2006 Details
W Murata 30y 118d 1 v Hong Kong Hong Kong 23 May 1998 Details
J Fujii 29y 262d 1 v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
F Tanaka 29y 162d 1 v USA Carson 14 Jun 2014 Details
Y Sonoda 28y 346d 1 v Korea Tokyo 16 Jun 2002 Details
W Ikeda 28y 192d 1 v Russia Tokyo 27 May 2004 Details
K Shigeno 25y 217d 1 v Scotland Tokyo 25 Jun 2016 Details
T Yoshida 25y 59d 1 v Korea Tokyo 22 Apr 2007 Details
Y Nagare 24y 237d 1 v Korea Tokyo 29 Apr 2017 Details
M Horikoshi 24y 169d 1 v Argentina Tucuman 15 May 1993 Details

Prop
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
T Nishiura 31y 179d 1 v Italy Saint Vincent Aosta 18 Aug 2007 Details
T Soma 30y 99d 1 v Fiji Toulouse 12 Sep 2007 Details
S Hasegawa 30y 98d 1 v C Taipai Tokyo 7 Jul 2002 Details
AA Valu 30y 88d 1 v Tonga Osaka 3 Aug 2019 Details
A Ozaki 30y 28d 1 v Arabian Gulf Osaka 3 May 2008 Details
K Kasai 29y 313d 1 v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 16 Apr 2006 Details
N Nakamura 29y 286d 1 v Hong Kong Singapore 31 Oct 1998 Details
K Hatakeyama 29y 280d 1 v Korea Fukuoka 9 May 2015 Details
S Takagi 29y 204d 1 v Hong Kong Tokyo 8 May 2005 Details
K Inagaki 29y 133d 1 v Scotland Yokohama 13 Oct 2019 Details

Hooker
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
S Horie 31y 308d 1 v France Paris 25 Nov 2017 Details
M Kunda 31y 216d 1 v Canada Tokyo 3 May 1998 Details
M Sakata 29y 224d 2 v C Taipai Tokyo 7 Jul 2002 Details
T Fujita 29y 78d 1 v Samoa Tokyo 15 Apr 1990 Details
T Kizu 27y 332d 1 v Canada Vancouver 11 Jun 2016 Details
Y Matsubara 27y 229d 1 v Korea Tokyo 22 Apr 2007 Details
Y Aoki 26y 14d 1 v Fiji Suva 3 Jul 2009 Details
M Yamamoto 25y 352d 1 v Hong Kong Tokyo 29 Apr 2007 Details
T Inokuchi 25y 211d 1 v Arabian Gulf Osaka 3 May 2008 Details
A Sakate 23y 312d 1 v Korea Tokyo 29 Apr 2017 Details

Lock
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
H Ono 36y 4d 1 v Sri Lanka Nagoya 10 May 2014 Details
L Thompson 34y 16d 1 v Hong Kong Tokyo 2 May 2015 Details
SL Anisi 32y 82d 1 v New Zealand Tokyo 3 Nov 2018 Details
T Akatsuka 32y 58d 1 v Spain Tokyo 5 Nov 2005 Details
Y Sakuraba 32y 35d 1 v C Taipai Singapore 27 Oct 1998 Details
T Hayashi 31y 243d 1 v Ireland Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1991 Details
JT Ives 29y 344d 1 v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
K Yatabe 29y 297d 1 v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 Details
AG Parker 29y 91d 1 v C Taipai Tainan 21 Jul 2002 Details
LTS Vatuvei 28y 352d 1 v Korea Hong Kong 25 Nov 2006 Details

Flanker
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
HK Hopgood 34y 262d 2 v Korea Incheon 18 Apr 2015 Details
T Kikutani 33y 69d 2 v Korea Tokyo 4 May 2013 Details
Y Watanabe 32y 331d 2 v Hong Kong Tokyo 29 Apr 2007 Details
WR Gordon 32y 318d 1 v Canada Vancouver 21 Jun 1998 Details
WD Anglesey 32y 210d 2 v C Taipai Tokyo 7 Jul 2002 Details
GR Smith 30y 331d 1 v USA Honolulu 12 Jun 1999 Details
JT Ives 30y 329d 1 v Korea Incheon 18 Apr 2015 Details
MG Leitch 30y 307d 2 v USA Suva 10 Aug 2019 Details
Y Mochizuki 30y 265d 1 v Korea Seoul 12 May 2012 Details
PHC Labuschagne 30y 252d 1 v Russia Tokyo 20 Sep 2019 Details

No. 8
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
RJ Thompson 34y 333d 1 v USA San Francisco 13 Jun 1998 Details
HK Hopgood 33y 277d 2 v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
R Holani 33y 272d 1 v USA Sacramento 24 Jul 2015 Details
T Kikutani 33y 75d 3 v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details
T Miuchi 32y 159d 1 v Hong Kong Niigata 18 May 2008 Details
T Ito 32y 44d 1 v Russia Tokyo 25 May 2003 Details
HF Tui 30y 346d 1 v Russia Gloucester 24 Nov 2018 Details
LA Mafi 29y 204d 1 v Tonga Osaka 3 Aug 2019 Details
JW Joseph 29y 182d 1 v Samoa Osaka 22 May 1999 Details
M Chida 27y 279d 1 v Scotland XV Murrayfield 27 Sep 1986 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
G Tachikawa (C) 34y 163d 1 v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
W Murata (SH) 34y 114d 1 v Russia Tokyo 19 May 2002 Details
T Kikutani (N8) 34y 82d 1 v Korea Incheon 17 May 2014 Details
L Thompson (L) 34y 23d 1 v Korea Fukuoka 9 May 2015 Details
T Akatsuka (L) 33y 71d 1 v Hong Kong Hong Kong 18 Nov 2006 Details
A Tanabe (FB) 32y 330d 1 v Sri Lanka Colombo 21 May 2011 Details
T Miuchi (BR) 32y 151d 1 v Kazakhstan Almaty 10 May 2008 Details
S Ito (L) 31y 169d 1 v Hong Kong Tokyo 19 May 2012 Details
S Horie (H) 31y 105d 1 v Hong Kong Tokyo 6 May 2017 Details
JA Arlidge (FH) 30y 284d 1 v Hong Kong Tokyo 22 May 2010 Details

Only the player's last match in that position as a tryscorer 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 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]