Kazuki Himeno rugby player
Kazuki Himeno rugby player

Kazuki Himeno

27th Jul 1994 1.87m/108kg Blindside Flanker

Aaron Smith rested for Highlanders, Kayne Hammington starts his 50th

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders return to Forsyth Barr Stadium for their last round-robin home game of the season knowing that nothing less than a win will do to keep them in the hunt for a finals spot.    Shannon...

50 up for Lentjes against the Rebels

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A tumultuous week will end with the Highlanders playing in the bustling western suburbs of Sydney rather than the tranquillity of Queenstown.   Due to the recently extended travel ban between NZ...

Josh Ioane returns to the Highlanders starting XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a strong performance against the Australian Super Rugby Champions, the Queensland Reds, the Highlanders have travelled to Perth to play their second-round match against a Western Force side that...

Highlanders shuffle backs for Reds clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition kicks off on Friday night with the Australian champions, the Queensland Reds, in Dunedin.   This will be the first time the Highlanders’ have played...

Hodgman dismissed as Blues defeated by Highlanders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders bounced back from their defeat to the Chiefs to propel themselves back into the Finals hunt with a win over the Blues.     Alex Hodgman saw red as a depleted Highlanders...

Watch: Kazuki Himeno scores his first try for the Highlanders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Some quick thinking from Aaron Smith and Kazuki Himeno scores his first try for the Highlanders against the Blues.   Kazuki Himeno has scored his first @Highlanders try 🙌#SuperRugbyAotearoa...

Josh Ioane returns to the Highlanders starting XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders take on the Blues on Friday in Dunedin with Head Coach, Tony Brown, has made minimal changes to the side that went down to the Chiefs in extra time last weekend.    Exciting...

Highlanders Make Six Changes From The Side That Beat The Crusaders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders Head Coach, Tony Brown, has made several changes to his side to play the resurgent Chiefs on Saturday in Dunedin.   In the forwards, Josh Hohneck rotates with Siate Tokolahi and James...

Japan Star Kazuki Himeno Set For Highlanders Debut

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders, fresh from the bye, welcome several players for their first start of the competition against the Hurricanes. Giant lock Pari Pari Parkinson returns from a long-term injury to partner the...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...