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Shunsuke Nunomaki

Shunsuke Nunomaki (布巻峻介, Nunomaki Shunsuke, born 13 July 1992) is a Japanese international rugby union player who plays as a flanker.[1] He currently plays for the Sunwolves in Super Rugby and the Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan's domestic Top League.[2][3]

Shunsuke Nunomaki
Date of birth (1992-07-13) 13 July 1992 (age 27)
Place of birthFukuoka, Japan
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight96 kg (15 st 2 lb; 212 lb)
SchoolHigashi Fukuoka High School St. Bede's College
UniversityWaseda University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Current team Sunwolves / Panasonic Wild Knights
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015−present Panasonic Wild Knights 20 (10)
2017–present Sunwolves 0 (0)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016−present Japan 7 (0)
Correct as of 3 November 2018

Club careerEdit

Nunomaki has played all of his senior club rugby in Japan with the Panasonic Wild Knights who he joined in 2015. He was a Top League winner in his debut season with the Wild Knights, making 8 appearances and scoring 1 try.[4]


Nunomaki received his first call-up to Japan's senior squad ahead of the 2016 end-of-year rugby union internationals. He debuted in the number 7 jersey in Japan's 28-22 victory over Georgia in Tbilisi on 12 November 2016.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Shunsuke Nunomaki ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Shunsuke Nunomaki Top League Player Profile" (in Japanese). Top League. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Shunsuke Nunomaki Panasonic Wild Knights Player Profile" (in Japanese). Panasonic Sports. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Shunsuke Nunomaki itsrugby Player Statistics". itsrugby. Retrieved 13 November 2016.