Ryoto Nakamura (中村 亮土, Nakamura Ryōto, born 3 June 1991) is a Japanese international rugby union player who plays either as a fly-half or centre.[1] He currently plays for Suntory Sungoliath in Japan's domestic Top League.[2][3]

Ryoto Nakamura
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Nakamura in 2019
Date of birth (1991-06-03) 3 June 1991 (age 28)
Place of birthKagoshima, Japan
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight92 kg (14 st 7 lb; 203 lb)
SchoolKagoshima Jitsugyo High School
UniversityTeikyo University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-Half / Centre
Current team Suntory Sungoliath
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014− Suntory Sungoliath 23 (48)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013− Japan 19 (63)
Correct as of 15 September 2019

Club careerEdit

Nakamura has played all of his senior club rugby in Japan with Suntory Sungoliath, which he joined in 2014.[2][3][4]


Nakamura made his senior international debut for Japan in a match against the United Arab Emirates on May 10, 2013. All of his other test match appearances have been against other Asian nations, with the exception of a cap earned as a substitute in a test against Samoa in Tokyo in 2014.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Ryoto Nakamura ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Ryoto Nakamura Top League Player Profile" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Ryoto Nakamura Suntory Sungoliath Player Profile" (in Japanese). Suntory Sungoliath. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Ryoto Nakamura itsrugby Player Statistics". itsrugby. Retrieved 22 August 2016.