Matsushima to join Clermont from July 2020

Matsushima to join Clermont from July 2020

Suntory Sungoliath has today confimed that Japan fullback/wing Kotaro Matsushima will join Clermont after the Top League 2020 season.

Matsushima joined Suntory Sungoliath for the 2014-15 Top League season, his performances earned him inclusion in the Top League Team of the Season.

Following on from this, spent a season with the Waratahs prior to the 2015 Super Rugby season before joining Melbourne Rebels on a short-term deal for the 2016 campaign.

The fast quick footed player often makes it over the advantage line and was selected in the 2015 RWC. He played all four games scoring one try.

He played 9 times during the 2017 Super Rugby season for Sunwolves.

Most recently, he scored Japan's first World Cup hat-trick against Russia on 20 September 2019 in the opening game of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Tokyo and was also awarded the player of the match in the same match.


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