Kotaro Matsushima rugby player
Kotaro Matsushima rugby player

Kotaro Matsushima

26th Feb 1993 1.78m/87kg Fullback

Bristol Bears v ASM Clermont Auvergne Round 1 Highlights

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling game at Ashton Gate as Clermont Auvergne ran in seven tries to Bristol Bears' five to secure a 38-51 victory. Kotaro Matsushima dotted down for a hattrick scoring in the 4th, 26th and...

Champions Cup | Team of the Week Round 1

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

European rugby returns and a unique format this season as we enjoyed 12 games in Round 1. Seven away wins with ASM Clermont, Toulouse and Leinster stealing the lime light while RC Toulon, Lyon and Munster...

Champions Cup | Top Players Of The Day

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Day two of the Champions Cup did not disappoint with the opening game of the day producing an extremely entertaining spectacle with Clermont surging to a 38-51 victory over the Bristol Bears.   The...

WATCH: Clermont score a blinder against Bristol

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne scored seven tries as they proved too strong for Challenge Cup holders Bristol Bears in a 51-38 win at Ashton Gate in the Champions Cup on Saturday afternoon.   Kotaro Matsushima...

Clermont win thriller at Ashton Gate scoring seven scintillating tries

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont ran in seven tries at Bristol in highly entertaining Champions Cup Pool B performance with tries from Kotaro Matsushima (three), Apisai Naqalevu, Damian Penaud (two) and Fritz Lee.    Japanese...

Clermont backs blow Bristol away at Ashton Gate

2 years ago by Sky Sports Rugby

Kotaro Matsushima scored a hat-trick as Clermont Auvergne ran in seven tries to beat Bristol 51-38 in the Champions Cup at a chilly Asthon Gate.

Camille Lopez channels his inner Carlos Spencer to set up a Clermont stunner

2 years ago by Ulitmate Rugby

Clermont claimed their third victory of the 2020/21 TOP14 season on Sunday as they crushed Stade Francais 41-27 at the Stade Marcel Michelin.   Stade Francais started the game strongly...

One Year Ago Today: Japan 28-21 Scotland

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

A year ago today, Japan left Scotland standing with an electrifying performance in Yokohama that carried them through to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals for the first time.   Playing...

Champions Cup QF Stats Leaders: Most Tackles, Carries, Metres Gained, Defenders Beaten and More

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The action-packed quarter-finals over the past weekend yielded some great rugby, broke some hearts and elated others. The round kicked off with a shock Leinster loss – their first one of the season...

On This Day In 2015: Japan stun the World And The Springboks

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Rugby World Cup history on 19th September 2015, defeating World Cup champions South Africa 34-32 in a wild encounter at Brighton Community Stadium.   It...