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Yu Tamura (田村 優, Tamura Yū, born 9 January 1989 in Okazaki, Aichi, Japan) is a Japanese rugby union player.[1] He mostly plays fly-half.

Yu Tamura
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Tamura during a match against Russia, September 2019
Date of birth (1989-01-09) 9 January 1989 (age 30)
Place of birthOkazaki, Aichi, Japan
Height181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb; 13 st 10 lb)
SchoolKokugakuin Tochigi Junior College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half, Centre
Current team Sunwolves, Canon Eagles
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–2017 NEC Green Rockets 76 (445)
2016– Sunwolves 31 (81)
2017– Canon Eagles 20 (73)
Correct as of 28 September 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012– Japan 60 (244)
Correct as of 28 September 2019

EducationEdit

Tamura studied at Meiji University.[2]

Playing careerEdit

Tamura plays for the Sunwolves.[3] He was named in Japan's squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup[4] and the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yu Tamura". ESPN. 18 September 2015. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  2. ^ https://www.top-league.jp/player/profile/188669/
  3. ^ https://www.top-league.jp/player/profile/188669/
  4. ^ "Jones opts for versatility in naming RWC 2015 squad". Rugby World Cup. 31 August 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2015.

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