The Sunwoves are a professional rugby union team and is Japan's representative team in SANZAAR's international Super Rugby competition. They joined the competition in 2016 and are based in Toyko, Japan. The name 'Sunwolves' is a hybrid comprising the blazing icon of the 'Land of the Rising Sun' and a wolf which represents a pack hunting mentality and a dedicated team ethos of protecting one another. The striking logo depicts the breaking of a new dawn for Japanese rugby and a fearsome representation of the team's desired playing style as they seek to utilise speed, unity and a fearless spirit to face their challenges.

Head to Head Record:

Sunwolves 0 Wins
Highlanders 2 Wins


2017: Highlanders v Sunwolves, 40 - 15
2019 - Sunwolves v Highlanders, 0 - 52



2016: Mark Hammett
2017: Filo Tiatia
2018: Jamie Joseph
2019: Tony Brown
2020: Naoya Okubo


2016: Shota Horie
2020: Keisuke Moriya & Jake Schaltz

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