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Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
A Goromaru 24y 243d v Samoa Tokyo 30 Oct 2010 Details
K Matsushita 26y 166d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
G Aruga 27y 191d v UAE Dubai 13 May 2011 Details
T Ueda 29y 58d v Hong Kong Hong Kong 30 Apr 2011 Details
SJ Webb 29y 191d v Tonga Suva 9 Jul 2011 Details
A Tanabe 32y 134d v Russia Tokyo 6 Nov 2010 Details
G Tachikawa 33y 157d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
H Onozawa 35y 42d v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details

Wing
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
Y Fujita 18y 210d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
K Fukuoka 20y 239d v Korea Tokyo 4 May 2013 Details
K Matsushima 21y 66d v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
Y Nagatomo 24y 363d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
T Usuzuki 25y 227d v UAE Dubai 13 May 2011 Details
A Tupuailei 28y 110d v Hong Kong Tokyo 22 May 2010 Details
A Yamada 28y 120d v Spain Madrid 23 Nov 2013 Details
Y Imamura 28y 178d v Hong Kong Hong Kong 27 Apr 2013 Details
T Ueda 29y 65d v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
K Endo 29y 171d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details

Centre
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
K Matsushima 21y 93d v Samoa Tokyo 30 May 2014 Details
H Tatekawa 22y 155d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
R Nakamura 22y 334d v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
Y Tamura 23y 110d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
M Sa'u 25y 189d v Philippines Fukuoka 20 Apr 2013 Details
D Murata 25y 339d v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
Y Imamura 26y 188d v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
K Taira 27y 109d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
A Tupuailei 28y 96d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
R Kanazawa 28y 299d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
H Tatekawa 22y 198d v Samoa Tokyo 17 Jun 2012 Details
Y Tamura 24y 121d v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details
K Ono 25y 11d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
SJ Webb 28y 122d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
MC Williams 29y 16d v Fiji Lautoka 13 Jul 2011 Details
BB Robins 30y 48d v Russia Tokyo 6 Nov 2010 Details
JA Arlidge 30y 270d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
K Uchida 21y 77d v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details
A Hiwasa 23y 343d v Hong Kong Hong Kong 30 Apr 2011 Details
F Tanaka 25y 118d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
K Wada 25y 206d v Russia Tokyo 6 Nov 2010 Details
T Yoshida 28y 75d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
J Fujii 29y 262d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details

Prop
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
S Nakamura 22y 263d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
H Tsuboi 23y 45d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
N Kawamata 24y 231d v Samoa Apia 19 Jun 2010 Details
K Hatakeyama 24y 272d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
M Mikami 24y 320d v Philippines Fukuoka 20 Apr 2013 Details
T Asahara 25y 239d v Korea Tokyo 4 May 2013 Details
N Fujita 26y 35d v Russia Tokyo 6 Nov 2010 Details
H Yamashita 26y 161d v Tonga Tokyo 10 Jun 2012 Details
Y Nagae 26y 284d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
H Hirashima 27y 106d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details

Hooker
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
T Kizu 22y 296d v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
R Arita 23y 38d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
S Horie 24y 100d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
H Yuhara 26y 107d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
Y Aoki 28y 13d v Samoa Tokyo 2 Jul 2011 Details

Lock
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
S Makabe 25y 33d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
MJ Broadhurst 26y 214d v Fiji Lautoka 1 Jun 2013 Details
J Ives 26y 341d v Hong Kong Hong Kong 30 Apr 2011 Details
L Thompson 29y 22d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
T Kitagawa 29y 83d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
H Ono 31y 360d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
S Ito 32y 159d v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details

Flanker
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
M Leitch 21y 248d v Fiji Lautoka 12 Jun 2010 Details
T Nishihara 23y 181d v Samoa Tokyo 2 Jul 2011 Details
M Toyota 23y 358d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
H Tui 24y 333d v Romania Bucharest 10 Nov 2012 Details
D Hashimoto 25y 88d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
MJ Broadhurst 26y 172d v Philippines Fukuoka 20 Apr 2013 Details
I Taniguchi 26y 218d v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
ST Vatuvei 27y 48d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
T Sasaki 28y 181d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
T Taufa 29y 205d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details

No. 8
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
M Leitch 23y 218d v Korea Seoul 12 May 2012 Details
M Toyota 24y 0d v Kazakhstan Tokyo 15 May 2010 Details
H Tui 24y 180d v Tonga Tokyo 10 Jun 2012 Details
I Taniguchi 26y 232d v Sri Lanka Colombo 21 May 2011 Details
T Sasaki 28y 188d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
R Holani 28y 209d v Hong Kong Tokyo 22 May 2010 Details
T Kikutani 30y 66d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details
S Ito 31y 148d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
HK Hopgood 33y 277d v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Opposition Ground Date Match
Y Fujita (W) 19y 201d v Hong Kong Hong Kong 27 Apr 2013 Details
K Uchida (SH) 20y 66d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
K Fukuoka (W) 20y 225d v Philippines Fukuoka 20 Apr 2013 Details
K Matsushima (W) 21y 73d v Sri Lanka Nagoya 10 May 2014 Details
M Leitch (N8) 21y 227d v Hong Kong Tokyo 22 May 2010 Details
T Kizu (H) 21y 297d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
R Yamanaka (FH) 21y 320d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
R Nakamura (C) 21y 341d v UAE Dubai 10 May 2013 Details
H Tatekawa (FH) 22y 148d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
S Nakamura (P) 22y 270d v Kazakhstan Tokyo 15 May 2010 Details

Only the player's first appearance 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]