Yukio Morikawa rugby player
Yukio Morikawa rugby player

Yukio Morikawa

6th Feb 1993 1.80m/113kg Loosehead Prop

Yukio Morikawa, born on 6 February 1993, is a Japanese rugby union player known for his role as a prop. He joined Suntory in 2016 and has since become an integral member of the squad, delivering consistent performances over several seasons for the Top League giants.

In recognition of his talent and contributions, Morikawa was selected for the Japanese squad to face the British and Irish Lions following the conclusion of the 2021 Top League season. This prestigious opportunity highlights his skill and dedication to the sport.

Jamie Joseph, the head coach of the Japanese national team, named Morikawa as one of the 13 new faces in the squad, reflecting the faith placed in his abilities.

Morikawa's journey in rugby has seen him evolve into a vital player, and his inclusion in the national squad further solidifies his position as a rising talent in Japanese rugby.

With his solid performances for Suntory and the opportunity to represent his country, Morikawa continues to make significant strides in his rugby career.



Sungoliath Tokyo Sungoliath
Loosehead Prop
2016 - present
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Loosehead Prop
2021 - 2022
Japan Japan
Loosehead Prop
2021 - 2023