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Takahiro Hosokawa

Takahiro Hosokawa (細川隆弘, Hosokawa Takahiro), (born 1 April 1967, in Kyoto) is a former Japanese rugby union footballer. He played as a fullback.

Takahiro Hosokawa
Date of birth (1967-04-01) April 1, 1967 (age 52)
Place of birthKyoto, Japan
SchoolFushimi Industrial High School
UniversityDoshisha University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
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????-1989
Fushimi Industrial High School
Doshisha University Rugby Football Club
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Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1989-1994 Kobe Steel ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1990-1993  Japan 10 (115)

Hosokawa had only 10 caps for Japan, from 1990 to 1993, but he nevertheless scored 3 tries, 14 conversions, 24 penalties and 1 drop goal, in an aggregate of 115 points. His first match was a 28-16 win over Tonga, at 8 April 1990, in Tokyo, and his last match was a 45-20 loss to Argentina, at 22 May 1993, in Buenos Aires.

Hosokawa was the top scorer for Japan at the 1991 Rugby World Cup finals, playing in all the three matches, where he scored 1 try, 8 conversions, 2 penalties and 1 drop goal, 29 points in aggregate.

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