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Kensuke Hatakeyama

Kensuke Hatakeyama (畠山健介, Hatakeyama Kensuke) (born 2 August 1985 in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese rugby union player. Hatakeyama has played 46 matches for the Japan national rugby union team.[1]

Kensuke Hatakeyama
Birth nameKensuke Hatakeyama
Date of birth (1985-08-02) August 2, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birthKesennuma, Miyagi
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight249 lb (17 st 11 lb; 113 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Tighthead Prop
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008−
2016
2020-
Suntory Sungoliath
Newcastle Falcons
New England Free Jacks
99
7
(80)
(0)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008− Japan 78 (50)
Correct as of 26 November 2016

Hatakeyama was a member of the Japan team at the 2011 Rugby World Cup; he played four matches and scored one try.[2] He was also a member of the Japan team that completed in the 2015 Rugby World Cup, including the historic victory over the Springboks in Brighton.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kensuke Hatakeyama - Japan". ESPNscrum. ESPN Inc. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
  2. ^ "RWC 2011 - Japan - Kensuke Hatakeyama". RWC 2011. International Rugby Board. Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013.