Fullback
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
R Noguchi 20y 290d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
Y Fujita 21y 289d v USA Sacramento 24 Jul 2015 Details
R Matsuda 22y 53d v Scotland Tokyo 25 Jun 2016 Details
K Matsushima 23y 106d v Canada Vancouver 11 Jun 2016 Details
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
R Yamanaka 27y 334d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 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

Wing
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
Y Fujita 18y 210d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
T Yasuda 20y 1d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 Details
A Moeakiola 20y 112d v Hong Kong Tokyo 28 May 2016 Details
C Matsui 20y 158d v Korea Incheon 18 Apr 2015 Details
K Fukuoka 20y 239d v Korea Tokyo 4 May 2013 Details
K Matsushima 21y 66d v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
K Uchida 23y 181d v Uruguay Fukuoka 22 Aug 2015 Details
H Yamashita 23y 321d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
K Kodama 24y 93d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
Y Nagatomo 24y 363d v Korea Daegu 1 May 2010 Details

Centre
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
D Maeda 19y 173d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 Details
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
T Ishibashi 23y 255d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
M Sa'u 25y 189d v Philippines Fukuoka 20 Apr 2013 Details
T Bennetts 25y 315d v Canada Vancouver 11 Jun 2016 Details
D Murata 25y 339d v Philippines Silangan 3 May 2014 Details
Y Imamura 26y 188d v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 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
R Nakamura 24y 353d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 Details
K Ono 25y 11d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
R Yamanaka 27y 313d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 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
K Shigeno 25y 210d v Scotland Aichi 18 Jun 2016 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
T Watanabe 21y 360d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 Details
S Nakamura 22y 263d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
H Tsuboi 23y 45d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
K Higashionna 23y 163d v Hong Kong Hong Kong 7 May 2016 Details
K Kitagawa 23y 247d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 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
K Inagaki 25y 52d v USA Sacramento 24 Jul 2015 Details
Y Chinen 25y 164d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details

Hooker
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
T Kizu 22y 296d v Kazakhstan Bangkok 7 May 2011 Details
A Sakate 22y 335d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 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
F Mori 28y 5d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
Y Aoki 28y 13d v Samoa Tokyo 2 Jul 2011 Details

Lock
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
K Usami 23y 53d v Korea Fukuoka 9 May 2015 Details
N Kotaki 23y 329d v Hong Kong Hong Kong 7 May 2016 Details
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
K Yatabe 29y 276d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 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 Furukawa 19y 167d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 Details
M Leitch 21y 248d v Fiji Lautoka 12 Jun 2010 Details
H Yamamoto 23y 165d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
T Nishihara 23y 181d v Samoa Tokyo 2 Jul 2011 Details
M Toyota 23y 358d v Arabian Gulf Tokyo 8 May 2010 Details
S Kin 24y 217d v Hong Kong Hong Kong 7 May 2016 Details
H Tui 24y 333d v Romania Bucharest 10 Nov 2012 Details
D Hashimoto 25y 88d v UAE Fukuoka 5 May 2012 Details
T Murata 26y 138d v Hong Kong Tokyo 2 May 2015 Details
MJ Broadhurst 26y 172d v Philippines Fukuoka 20 Apr 2013 Details

No. 8
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
TM Tatafu 20y 119d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
H Yamamoto 23y 186d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 Details
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
LA Mafi 24y 308d v Romania Bucharest 15 Nov 2014 Details
K Horie 25y 336d v Canada Vancouver 11 Jun 2016 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

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Opposition Ground Date Match
F Makisi (F) 19y 122d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 Details
D Maeda (FH) 19y 152d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
M Furukawa (N8) 19y 174d v Hong Kong Tokyo 28 May 2016 Details
Y Fujita (W) 19y 201d v Hong Kong Hong Kong 27 Apr 2013 Details
T Yasuda (W) 20y 8d v Hong Kong Tokyo 28 May 2016 Details
D Nakajima (SH) 20y 57d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 Details
K Uchida (SH) 20y 66d v Kazakhstan Almaty 28 Apr 2012 Details
A Moeakiola (W) 20y 84d v Korea Kanagawa 30 Apr 2016 Details
K Fukuoka (W) 20y 225d v Philippines Fukuoka 20 Apr 2013 Details
R Noguchi (FB) 20y 311d v Korea Incheon 21 May 2016 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 Scotland at Tokyo, 2nd Test, Jun 25, 2016 [16-21 FT]
Japan v Scotland at Aichi, 1st Test, Jun 18, 2016 [13-26 FT]
Japan v Hong Kong at Tokyo, Asian 5 Nations - Top 5, May 28, 2016 [59-17 FT]