Shinnosuke Kakinaga rugby player
Shinnosuke Kakinaga rugby player

Shinnosuke Kakinaga

19th Dec 1991 1.80m/115kg Tighthead Prop

Shinnosuke Kakinaga, born on December 19, 1991, is a Japanese rugby union player known for his role as a prop. He currently represents the Japanese club Suntory Sungoliath, having joined the team in 2014. Kakinaga was also selected as part of the inaugural Sunwolves squad, which competed in the Super Rugby competition starting from the 2016 season.

At the international level, Kakinaga has represented Japan. He made his debut against Georgia in 2014, showcasing his skills and commitment on the field. However, he did not make the squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, which took place in England.

With his presence in the Suntory Sungoliath and previous inclusion in the Sunwolves squad, Shinnosuke Kakinaga has contributed to the growth and development of Japanese rugby. His performances have demonstrated his abilities as a prop, and he continues to make valuable contributions to both club and international rugby.

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023, Kakinaga has been named in the training squad for Japan.



Japan Japan
Tighthead Prop
2014 - present
Sungoliath Tokyo Sungoliath
Tighthead Prop
2016 - present
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Tighthead Prop
2015 - 2016
Barbarians_Logo Barbarians
Tighthead Prop
2021 - 2021
Japan7s Japan XV
Tighthead Prop
2023 - 2024