Yu Tamura rugby player
Yu Tamura rugby player

Yu Tamura

9th Jan 1989 1.81m/92kg Fly Half

Yu Tamura, born on January 9, 1989, is a Japanese rugby union player known for his versatility in the backline. He primarily plays as a fly-half or centre. Tamura is currently a member of the Canon Eagles rugby team.

Tamura received his education at Meiji University, where he likely honed his rugby skills.

In terms of his playing career, Tamura has represented the Sunwolves as well as the Canon Eagles. He gained recognition on the international stage when he was selected for the Japanese national team, known as the Brave Blossoms, for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. He continued his international journey by representing Japan in the 2019 Rugby World Cup held in Japan.

Tamura's versatility allows him to cover multiple positions in the backline, demonstrating his adaptability and skill set. By 2019, he had accumulated 62 caps for the Brave Blossoms. Notably, he played in a test series against Ireland in June 2017, adding to his impressive tally of 42 caps at the time.

Tamura's inclusion in Japan's 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup in 2019 showcased his importance to the national team. The team reached the quarter-finals of the tournament, further highlighting Tamura's contributions on the international stage.



image Yokohama Canon Eagles
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2017 - present
Untitled design (1) Green Rockets Tokatsu
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2015 - 2022
Japan Japan
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2016 - 2023